Burke Development recently announced the expansion of Project RENEW to offer additional programs and employment opportunities. In partnership with Western Piedmont Community College, BDI has expanded the RENEW program to offer two new programs – HVAC Technician Certification and Logistics Technician Certification. The NC Manufacturing Certification will continue to be offered as well. The new […]
The BDI Board of Directors is taking a participatory, community approach to defining the type of candidate who will be selected as the new Executive Director of the organization. Over the past two weeks each board member was asked to fill out a needs assessment to provide feedback on requirements and necessary skill sets for […]
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For Immediate Release BDI Announces RENEW Class Gas Cards to help with Transportation Barriers BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (July 17, 2014) – Burke Development, Inc. will hold its next RENEW session beginning in August. For the first 25, qualified registrants the organization will offer up to $100 in gas cards to […]
For Immediate Release Mission Transition Job Fair Set for June 26 BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (June 17, 2013) – The Fourth Annual Mission Transition Burke County Job Fair will be held Thursday, June 26, from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Conference Center at the Foothills Higher Education Center. Over 70 employers and community organizations […]
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Internet connectivity is crucial to the development of educational opportunities for all citizens in Burke County as well as a progressive business climate that coincides with a desirable quality of life. The broadband satisfaction survey will produce information to enable interested parties, government and private sector entities to quantify service demand throughout Burke County. […]
For Immediate Release BDI, Partners Receive “Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership” (IMCP) Grant Carolina Textile District uses Value Chain Approach to Revitalize the Textile Industry BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (September 27, 2013) – Burke Development, Inc., in partnership with the Manufacturing Solutions Center and Opportunity Threads, have received a $163,800 “Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership” […]
For Immediate Release BDI, Burke County Meet with Community Partners about Prison Closure BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (September 4, 2013) – Burke Development, Inc. and various community partners met today to discuss ways they can help state employees who will potentially lose their job as a result of the closure of the Western Youth Institution. These […]
For Immediate Release BDI Welcomes New Executive Committee Members BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (August 9, 2013) – Burke Development, Inc. welcomes five new members to the organization’s Executive Committee. The Executive Committee is comprised of 12 individuals from both the public and private sector who currently serve on the BDI Board of Directors. New members are: […]