Making Lemonade Out Of Lemons

A wake-up call to all cynics, the world is still awesome! The young, hardworking, and creative minds on this year’s 20 Under 20 winners are proof that the future is bright. These young people are learning software programs, enhancing their soft skills, working in skilled trades, writing code, and developing technology to help our local… Read more »


On September 20th, the 2nd Annual INSPIRE CAREER CONCERT was hosted by Auglaize, Mercer, Darke, and Shelby Counties. The event provided opportunities for seniors from the four counties to speak with over 100 business professionals and learn more about local opportunities. Seniors from all Mercer and Auglaize County schools attended. Many Mercer and Auglaize County… Read more »

Inspire Career Concert 2019

Linking Schools and Local Businesses Mercer, Auglaize, Shelby and Darke Counties will be hosting the second annual, INSPIRE CAREER CONCERT for high school seniors. The event will be held on September 20 at Edison State Community College.  The goal is to actively link High School Seniors from a 4-county area to local businesses for future… Read more »

Summer Educator Tours

Local Educators Spend Their Summer Learning About Local Business  What do our local teachers say about participating in the summer educator tours? “There is so much going on in the communities around me! I had no idea how many different career opportunities were available in this area! It is wonderful to know about the various opportunities available… Read more »

Local Teachers Spend Their Summer Learning About Local Business

From turkeys, to tents, to manufacturing, to teeth, to marketing, to hospitals, to architects, local teachers spent their summer learning about careers in Mercer and Auglaize counties.  For the last three years, the Auglaize Mercer Business Education Alliance (AMBE) has hosted business tours in the summer for teachers in Mercer and Auglaize counties. These tours… Read more »

Robotics Course – Offered this Fall

The Workforce Development Initiative of West Ohio will offer a robotics course this fall. To Register: Call 567-360-6099 or email Fall Robotics Course See the attached for more information. 2018_Fall_Robotics

Inspire Career Concert – October 3

October 3,  2018, at Eldora Speedway An inspirational event focused on helping senior students find their voice and career path.  We want to help prepare them for “what’s next” and give local companies an opportunity to connect with the students. The audience will be all high school seniors in Mercer, Auglaize, Darke, and Shelby County Keynote… Read more »

Talent Connection Forum 2019

Save the Date:  The Talent Connection Forum for 2019 is scheduled for March 6 and 7. The Auglaize Mercer Business Education (AMBE) Alliance in partnership with the Mercer County ESC, the Auglaize County ESC, and Hometown Opportunity will host the 4th annual Talent Connection Forum for high school juniors in Auglaize and Mercer County. The Talent… Read more »