July 25, 2019 | Location: Parkside Tap House, Chico | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Thank you for joining us at last Thursday’s Quarterly GMI Member Meeting for an evening of networking and appetizers. We were able to share our new promotional GMI Video, update members on subcommittee work, announce upcoming events, listen to two guest speakers, and converse about critical occupations.

Special Thanks to our Guest Speakers:

Peter Owens,

Center for Economic Development

North State Planning and Development Collective

Peter touched on research conducted by the Center in regards to the development of career pathways for the Agriculture and Manufacturing priority industry sectors in Northern California. Data will be shared on GMI’s website once available.

The Center at CSU, Chico provides technical and business assistance services for manufacturers in Northern California, focusing in particular on food and beverage manufacturers.

Contact information for Peter:

pbowens@csuchico.edu

California State University, Chico

35 Main Street, Suite 203

Chico, CA 95928-5393

Ph: (530) 898-5403 

http://cedcal.com/

Catherine Madsack,

Alliance for Workforce Development, Inc.

Catherine spoke about the AFWD services that are offered to employers, such as hiring incentives, training, and assistance in reviewing candidates.

AFWD’s employees strive every day to improve the lives of job-seekers through training and employment, the functionality of businesses with valuable employees, and the region overall with economy bolstering objectives.

Contact information for Catherine:

cmadsack@ncen.org

1600 Mangrove Avenue #115, Chico, CA 95926

DIRECT 530.227.5017 

FAX 530.636.7592www.afwd.org

Check out their GMI Member Profiles on our GMI website