Advisory: Connect Ohio to Host Official Unveiling of Digital Works Job Skills Training & Placement Center in Gallipolis

GALLIPOLIS – Monday, April 14, at 1:00 p.m., Connect Ohio will hold an official unveiling event of its Digital Works Gallipolis location in the Jobs and Family Services (JFS) center at 848 Third Avenue (in conference room #2). Digital Works Gallipolis is part of Connect Ohio’s newest digital skills training program aimed at providing a link between twenty-first century workforce opportunities and community revitalization. The program has already placed 15 local residents into jobs with many more excepted in the coming months. The grand opening event will include remarks from dignitaries and program partners, as well as a tour of the center. Graduates who are already working will be on site for media interviews.


Featured Speakers:

·       Stu Johnson, Connect Ohio Executive Director

·       Representative Ryan Smith, Ohio District 93

·       Gallia County Commissioner Harold Montgomery


What: Connect Ohio’s Digital Works Gallipolis Grand Opening


When: Monday, April 14, 2014

Remarks 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST

Refreshments, tour of training center to follow


Where: Digital Works Gallipolis, 848 Third Avenue, Gallipolis, OH 45631 (conference room #2 located in the JFS center)


Media Contact: Lyndsey Kleven of Connect Ohio at (614) 313-6951 or


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About Connect Ohio: Connect Ohio, a division of Connected Nation, is a leading technology organization committed to bringing affordable high-speed Internet and broadband-enabled resources to all Ohioans. Connect Ohio effectively raises the awareness of the value of broadband and works to improve technology access, adoption, and use through its programs. Connect Ohio is a nonprofit, technology-neutral, public-private partnership. For more information about what Connect Ohio is doing to accelerate technology in Ohio’s communities, visit Follow Connect Ohio on Facebook and Twitter.


Digital Works, an initiative of Connected Nation, is a sustainable job creation program bringing technology-based jobs to local communities. Using a digital learning model, the program trains, places, and mentors candidates and connects them to twenty-first century employment with opportunities for career advancement. Learn more by visiting

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