Ice cream tasting will benefit Crawford Works program


BUCYRUS —A fundraiser for Crawford Works, a new workforce development program involves an ice cream tasting event.

The Ice Cream Tasting is Sunday, April 30, from 2-5 p.m. at the Trillium Event Center, 1630 E. Southern Ave., Bucyrus.

Tickets cost $8 for adults, and $4 for children, ages 4-10. Kids ages 3 and younger can taste for free. Your ticket allows you to sample of as many of Mark’s Homemade Ice Cream flavors as you wish.

Tickets can be purchased in person at Amish Vault/Pelican House and Carle’s Market.

Or, click here to order tickets online.

Crawford Works is an affiliate of Crawford: 20/20 Vision and The Crawford Partnership.

According to the Crawford Works website, the program is modeled after a proven and successful Cincinnati Works program that is transferable to communities “desiring to improve the placement and retention of their chronically unemployed citizens in a cost-effective manner”. The Cincinnati Works business model is scalable to local communities and has been recognized nationally for its “persuasive results” that measures job placements, retention, and tracks the number of members who reach self-sufficiency. In fact, the retention rate for members who stay employed continuous for one-year is an impressive 70 percent.

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Staff report