Hy-Vee provides financial support for proposed renovations to Indian Hills Community College campus – Oskaloosa News
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (November 1, 2021) – Hy-Vee, Inc. today announced its intention to pledge $ 500,000 to help fund proposed improvements to the Indian Hills Community College campuses in Ottumwa and Centerville, after the successful adoption of the referendum vote on bonds. Hy-Vee has been a proud partner of Indian Hills Community College for several years.
As one of Southeast Iowa’s largest employers, Hy-Vee recognizes how crucial educational institutions like Indian Hills play a critical role in both training and continuing economic development. Indian Hills Community College offers Hy-Vee employees the opportunity to take training, take classes and advance their careers while staying close to home. Hy-Vee also provides many Indian Hills students with employment opportunities while they graduate from college.
Indian Hills enabled Hy-Vee employees to receive CDL training and take leadership and management courses as well as English language learning courses and workplace Spanish courses to help all Hy-Vee employees to communicate better.
According to information from Indian Hills Community College, 86% of their graduates stay in the 10-county area covered by the Indian Hills campuses. As Hy-Vee continues to grow, it is important that its local workforce continues to grow as well.
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