With its “cradle to grave” programs, there is nothing missed in service to the city and surrounding area.
The library has been recognized nationally and in the state and continues to be a leader in the region because of its own leadership’s uncanny ability to see a need and fill it with just the right program.
Such is the case with its newest honor -- 2009 Outstanding Employer from the Governor’s Office on Workforce Development, a nomination made by Talladega’s Alabama Career Center.
How does a library earn such a distinction? By seeing one of those needs in the community and doing what it does best — filling it.
When Avondale Mills, one of the city’s largest employers, closed its doors, B.B. Comer officials started working with Alabama JobLink to help displaced workers find jobs.
They opened their computer center to bridge the “digital divide,” and they offered programs to help people find jobs. And they continue to do so.
B.B. Comer’s leadership and staff deserve thanks for a job well done. Because of their efforts, needs in Sylacauga don’t go unfilled for long.