Entries by Mireya Eavey

CareerEdge and St. Petersburg College Partner to Provide Supply Chain Management Workforce Training

March 2, 2015 (Sarasota, FL) – CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and St. Petersburg College (SPC) have partnered to provide training to strengthen the region’s growing transportation, distribution and logistics (TDL) workforce. The partnership, TDL Tampa Bay, is funded through a grant CareerEdge received from Jobs for the Future. CareerEdge has been awarded $220,000 to train 300 […]

Leadership training offered to local healthcare companies

Healthcare companies offered training MANATEE — CareerEdge Funders, in partnership with Gulf Coast Community Foundation, is funding a Leadership Training program through State College of Florida for emerging leaders in the healthcare sector. Participants include representatives from Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Manatee Memorial Hospital, Venice Regional Bayfront Health, Doctors Hospital, Blake Medical Center, Manatee County Health […]

Bradenton business investment into CareerEdge is paying off

BRADENTON — It may not be easy to find a common thread that ties a capital-driven group of businesses and a socially driven community organization together — except when the shared interest is the success of long-term investments. Even the definition of investment may differ between an organization like the Bradenton Downtown Development Authority and […]

Eavey Returns to CareerEdge

MANATEE-SARASOTA COUNTIES, FL (January 14, 2014) – Mireya Eavey has rejoined CareerEdge as executive director of the regional workforce-development collaborative.  Eavey served as the organization’s original director from 2010 to early 2013. “Mireya has a real passion for helping people transform their lives by improving their job skills and advancing their careers,” said Commissioner Joseph […]

CareerEdge Awards Grants to Bring New Manufacturing Jobs to the Region

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative has awarded five grants totaling almost $150,000 to help Sarasota and Manatee manufacturers train workers in a number of key skill areas.  One grant in particular—to new area employer Air Products and Chemicals—has already had significant impact. First identified by the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation in its continuing efforts to attract […]

$150,000 Awarded to Train 217 Workers in Needed Skills

The biggest of those grants went to Air Products and Chemicals, which is gearing up to make giant liquid natural gas conversion devices in Manatee County, near Port Manatee. CareerEdge also made grants to four other existing manufacturers in the region: Radiant Power, Mustang Vacuum Systems, Eaton Aerospace and KHS. The grants, the nonprofit noted, […]

CareerEdge to receive National Attention

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, a Bradenton-based group formed to bring workers and employers together, has received an economic development award for its efforts. The International Economic Development Council will give CareerEdge its Human Capital Program Award to recognize the group’s work in workforce development. CareerEdge will be given the award during the council’s annual conference, scheduled […]