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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - New business is coming to Cenla and there's a need for workers.

Central Louisiana Economic and Business Development, or CLEDA, talked about these challenges at the Downtown Rotary Club.

CLEDA also spoke about their upcoming "Summit on Higher Education in Central Louisiana." The event will take place November 18th at the Alexandria Convention Hall.

The discussion will set the stage for how the business community can work with higher education to build a stronger Central Louisiana.

"The biggest challenge that we have for and away is educational levels in the workforce.  We have a lot of work to do to create more opportunities or our citizens by elevating the capacity of workforce from an educational standpoint," said Jim Clinton, who works with CLEDA.

You can find more information about the upcoming Summit on Higher Education on the CLEDA website.

 

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