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September 17, 2020

Media Advisory: Capital City Job Center Ribbon Cutting, Friday, September 18, 2020

(Jefferson City, MO) — The Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development (MDHEWD) and the Office Workforce Development is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand reopening of the Capital City Job Center in Jefferson City. After suffering significant tornado damage on May 23, 2019, the Capital City Job Center has been fully restored and is the final center in Missouri to reopen with in-person services since the statewide closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioner of Higher Education Zora Mulligan and Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin will join local workforce development professionals on Friday, to celebrate the much-anticipated reopening.


Friday, Sept. 18

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

3600 Country Club Drive, Suite 2004, Room 100

Jefferson City, MO 65109

(Mall entrance across from Wendy’s, old Sears wing)


Event Includes:

9:30 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.

  • Office of Workforce Development welcomes special guests


10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • Remarks from Director of Workforce Development Mardy Leathers
  • Remarks from Commissioner Zora Mulligan
  • Remarks from Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin


10:30 a.m.

  • Formal Ribbon Cutting


10:35 a.m. – 11 a.m.

  • Media availability


About the Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development: The department works to empower Missourians with the skills and education needed for success. More information about MDHEWD can be found at https://dhewd.mo.gov or on Facebook and Twitter @MoDHEWD.