Workforce Solutions presents award to Brownwood Municipal Development District

Special to the Bulletin
Ray Tipton (left), executive director of the Brownwood Municipal Development Director, is pictured with Texas Workforce Commission  Executive Director Ed Serna.

 Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas hosted a 25th Anniversary Celebration and Sterling Awards Ceremony Wednesday in Abilene, where award recipients included the Brownwood Municipal Development District.

The event included remarks from key leaders including Texas Workforce Commission Executive Director Ed Serna, a short video commemorating recent successes, and a Sterling Awards presentation.

Sterling Awards recognize economic development, community, and education organizations for their partnership. “The Sterling Award recipients are special partners who have consistently collaborated and supported workforce development initiatives over the past 25 years,” said Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Executive Director Mary Ross. “The initiatives benefit businesses, communities, and residents across West Central Texas.” The Brownwood Municipal Development District was honored during the ceremony.

Other recipients included: 2-1-1 A Call for Help, City of Abilene, Abilene Industrial Foundation, Breckenridge Economic Development Corporation, Cisco College, Development Corporation of Abilene, Development Corporation of Snyder, Eastland Economic Development Corporation, Ranger College, Region XIV Education Service Center, Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development, Inc., Texas Midwest Community Network, Texas State Technical College, and Western Texas College.

The Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Board is charged with oversight and policy-making responsibility for local workforce and training programs. We are committed to strengthening the economic vitality of our 19-county region by investing in the success of residents and businesses. Our assistance and expertise are provided to both the job seeker and the employer. Visit our website at Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available, upon request, to individuals with disabilities.