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Lake County to host second ‘Partners for Success’ event in Clermont

Release Date: November 12, 2014

CLERMONT – Lake County’s Economic Development & Tourism Department is hosting its second Partners for Success event from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at the new Clermont Arts & Recreation Center, located at 3700 S. U.S. Highway 27.

“Partners for Success seeks to create networking opportunities between the business community and the future workforce,” said Robert Chandler, Lake County Economic Development & Tourism Director. “As proven from our first event in April, the participation of local business leaders is critical in molding the programs that will help create a strong, skilled, community-based workforce.”

The Lake County Board of County Commissioners, Lake County Schools, Lake-Sumter State College, Lake Tech and Lake County Chamber Alliance are inviting all local business leaders, entrepreneurs and Human Resources professionals to attend the event and experience the innovative training Lake County students are receiving through career academies and programs, which range from culinary arts to manufacturing to mobile application development.

Lake Tech, Lake-Sumter State College and Lake County Schools’ students trained in various technical skills will mix and mingle with business professionals during the event and show off their marketable skills.

Light refreshments will be served. 

The inaugural Partners for Success was held on April 17 at the Lake-Sumter State College gymnasium in Leesburg.

For more information about Partners for Success, contact Nancy Muenzmay at


Lake County media contact:
Elisha Pappacoda
Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9609; Cell: 352-460-2851

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