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Tuesday, October 25th 9 AM – 11:30 AM
Workforce Solutions at 2430 S. High St. Longview, TX

8:30 – 9:00 AM Networking Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 AM Welcome and Introduction by Rhonda McGrath, Deputy Director, Workforce Solutions East Texas & Brandi Clark, Area Manager, Texas Workforce Solutions- Vocational Rehabilitation Services

9:15 – 9:45 AM Overview of Vocational Rehabilitation Changes (Power Point Presentation) by Brandi Clark and Deanea McWaters, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

9:45 – 10:30 AM Same Mission: Partners in Progress by Rhonda McGrath
- Collaboration between Workforce Solutions of East Texas & TWS-VRS, by Rhonda McGrath 

10:30 – 10:45 AM Employer Partnerships

- Anne Cozart, Workforce Planning and Recruiting Supervisor with Brookshire Grocery Company

10:45 – 11:15 AM CRP Partner Perspectives

-ARC of Gregg County 

-Goodwill Industries overview, by Brenda Hampton, Program Manager

- Recognition of TIBH Awardees Glenn Bryant from Goodwill Industries and Craig Ellis from the East Texas Lighthouse for the Blind

11:15 – 11:30 AM Overview of Non-Vocational Program Changes

-ILS Program at ETCIL by Laura Mattheis, Executive Director and Jay Nichols, ILS Program Manager 

-Karen Guay, Vocational Rehabilitation Teacher/Coordinator, Texas Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Services, presenting on Older Blind Services


Longview Summer Fun Days were a huge success!

Thank you to Linda and Sandy for all their hard work!

Tyler Summer Fun Days was a great success as well!
A big THANK YOU to Sandy Houston for all of her hard work in putting this event together. A lyrical THANK YOU to Lavenda Tu'i'onetoa for filling the room with music and signing, and a yummy THANK YOU to Kandee Franklin from Cigna for sponsoring one of the lunches, and a big heart THANK YOU to Jessica Rottab for sponsoring the other two lunches.

Epic fun was had by all!