May 2022 Lunch 'n Learn - Solutions for Hiring and Retaining Employees

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Apr 25, 2022
Wylie EDC

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April 25, 2022                                                    or call 972-442-7901


Wylie EDC Announces May Lunch n' Learn Program

Wylie, Texas - April 25, 2022.  The Wylie Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with Wylie Economic Development Corporation (Wylie EDC), today announced its May Lunch n’ Learn educational program, Solutions for Hiring and Retaining Employees.   The May program will feature speakers from Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas (Workforce Solutions) and will cover programs available to employers to overcome obstacles they face in managing their workforce.  The May Lunch 'n Learn will be held Wednesday, May 18th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at First Baptist Church, 100 N. First Street, Wylie, Texas (Room 248).  Deli lunch will be provided for registered attendees.

The Lunch 'n Learn series is entering it's 5th month and feedback from attendees has been overwhelmingly positive. The program is intended to provide educational content in a quick lunchtime format.  “These sessions are designed to address issues and provide access to resources on key issues our employers are facing," commented Jason Greiner, Executive Director, Wylie EDC.  “Hiring and retention issues are a common problem that crosses all business segments.  Workforce Solutions has access to programs and resources to help employers overcome the obstacles they are facing in staffing their businesses." 

"Workforce challenges are particularly difficult to solve and can severly impact business success," stated Mike Agnew, President of the Wylie Chamber of Commerce.  “We are so pleased to welcome Workforce Solutions to educate us on the full range of programs available to employers." 

Lunch 'n Learn programs are provided at no charge as a member benefit for Chamber of Commerce members.  Non-members can attend for a nominal charge of $20 pp which includes the program and lunch.  The Wylie EDC is providing complimentary registration to the first 25 non-members to attend as our guest. Simply enter promo code WEDC Guest518 on the registration screen. For more information about the Wylie Chamber of Commerce Lunch n’ Learn programs and to register for the May event, please visit:  May 2022 LnL - Solutions for Hiring and Retaining Employees.

About the Wylie Economic Development Corporation

The Wylie Economic Development Corporation (Wylie EDC) is funded through a citywide half-cent sales tax that is impacted/funded via the 230,000 consumers in our retail trade area.  The Wylie EDC facilitates corporate relocations, local expansions of existing businesses, retail/commercial development, and revitalization projects that lead to the creation of new jobs and the generation of additional tax revenue for the benefit of the community.

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