US Bank makes workforce grant

Staff report

SIDNEY — U.S. Bank, through the U.S. Bank Foundation, has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Workforce Partnership of Shelby County, a nonprofit organization dedicated to workforce development in Shelby County.

The Workforce Partnership works with private business partners to educate students about local careers. Through skills-development programs, state-of-the-art classrooms and a mobile career lab, students are prepared to become workforce-ready employees.

U.S. Bank’s community investment platform is centered on work, home and play so the U.S. Bank’s philanthropic and volunteer efforts can have a greater impact on the building blocks of thriving communities, which include stable employment opportunities, a home to call one’s own and a community connected through culture, recreation and play.

”We are pleased to partner with the Workforce Partnership of Shelby County to further their efforts in providing training and skills development for our local students,” said Andrew Counts, regional president of U.S. Bank. “We are excited to see the opportunities for students and businesses in our community.”

“The Workforce Partnership of Shelby County is extremely grateful and excited to have U.S. Bank as a partner,” said Deb McDermott Workforce Partnership of Shelby County director. “This grant will help our organization expand our programs in Shelby County and continue our mission of preparing local students to be strong, workforce-ready employees. It is our desire that our local students find a rewarding career right here in Shelby County.”

Staff report