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Welcome!  Here is a summary of this week’s latest news about our workshops, training classes, events and more!

** ANNOUNCEMENT ** – 2019 WERC Awards Luncheon

The WERC Awards Luncheon is our opportunity to acknowledge and honor several outstanding women in the Mohawk Valley, and is also an important fundraiser that helps support the services we provide.

This year we honor Barbara Brodock, the Oneida County Youth Bureau, and Regina Brown. Our Emcee is Beth Coombs, and our Keynote speaker is Kristy Lenuzza.

The WERC Awards Luncheon offers several ways to support the economic advancement of families living right here in Oneida and Herkimer counties. Your ticket purchase or donation will fund essential career counseling, training and job readiness programs, enabling our participants to gain employment and become contributing members of their community.

For more information about the luncheon, our generous sponsors and to purchase tickets, click here => 2019 WERC Awards Luncheon

* ANNOUNCEMENT ** – From WERC To Work Training

Does job searching feel like training for a marathon in heals? We know it can be exhausting, overwhelming, and frustrating. But we can help!

WERC is the coach you need to help you train the right way. We’ll show you the best job search and interviewing practices to help you land the job you want.

Sign up for our From WERC To WORK Training program, scheduled for October 7 through November 7, Monday – Thursday from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Pre-registration by September 27 is required, please call our office at 315-793-9700 to reserve your seat. First come, first serve. Seating is limited.

For information about the topics we’ll cover during the training program, give our office a call or click here => Oct 7 to Nov 7 WERC to Work training 

** ANNOUNCEMENT ** – We’ve Moved!

If you haven’t been to our office in a while, WERC is very happy to announce that we have a new location …

and we have lots of free onsite parking!

We have moved from our Genesee Street, Utica location, and are now located in the Brodock Press building.

Here is our new address:

     502 Court Street
     Suite 234 (2nd floor)
     Utica, NY 13502

Our phone number is the same (315) 793-9700, so give us a call if you have any questions.

The POWER of 5  –  The Power of YOU!

You have the power to change the lives of women throughout our area. Join us in a new campaign to support our free job training services for women!

The Power of Five is based on the concept that small donations can make a big impact. For a donation of just $5, $10, or $20 a month (any multiple of 5) you can help a woman move from poverty to employment.

Click here for details => The POWER of 5

Follow Us on TWITTER!

Hey, did you know that you can keep up with the latest news, events, workshops & classes, our new and really cool WERC Wednesday tips & links, and LOTS more on Twitter? Follow us today, you’ll be happy you did!

Have a Question, Need Help? Just dial 2-1-1

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When you dial 211, you will be linked to resources in your community. This great information service is confidential and free, and multilingual service is available.

To reach 2-1-1 Mid-York, simply dial “211” or 1-844-342-5211 from your cell phone or home phone, or you can see the resources available on their website by clicking below: 

NOTE: In case of emergency (fire, medical emergency, crime) and you need immediate assistance from the police/sheriff, fire department or an ambulance:

dial 911