Every year, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development hosts the WorkOne Achievement Awards honoring Indiana employers who have created job opportunities for Hoosiers. Awards are also presented to individuals who have advanced their careers, despite difficult times, with the help of WorkOne services.
Senator Tim Lanane of Anderson attended the ceremony to honor his constituents and their accomplishments. Among this years recipients was the Flagship Enterprise Center of Anderson.
The Flagship Enterprise Center is a technology based small business incubator that helps emerging companies become independently viable. The center and won the award based on the creation of activities, services and networking opportunities that help provide careers for the people of Anderson.
Also honored at the ceremony was Rodney King, a resident of Anderson. King was recognized for his personal progress from a 2009 layoff to a medical supervisor position at a plasma center with the help of WorkOne.