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WKCTC Participates in Area Business

Riley Architect Services, PLLC in Mayfield was awarded a $50,000 Xtreme Business Makeover at West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) on April 20. The presentation was the finale to a contest created by KeeFORCE to help improve productivity for a local business. WKCTCs Workforce Solutions was one of 20 companies that joined forces with KeeFORCE on this unique venture.

KeeForce, a Symsonia based technology consulting firm, announced its partnership with the makeover companies earlier this year. The participating companies donated services including marketing, financial planning, graphic design, and a GAP analysis.

We were intrigued by this project and knew we wanted to be a partner in such clever idea to help a business in our community, said Kevin ONeill, WKCTC continuing education coordinator. It so reflects the services we provide in Workforce Solutions.

KeeForce President Terry McKee said his company consults with new and old areas businesses that struggle unnecessarily with routine, daily business operation procedures unaware of the knowledgeable professional services firms in the Purchase Area who can help them alleviate that pain and improve their business operations. We have all seen over the last several years the popularity of home makeover shows. We thought, Why not a business makeover?

Don Riley, co-owner of Riley Architect Services, PLLC, was excited about how the makeover will benefit the company. The demand for our services has increased to the point that we are not able to satisfy (the demand) without additional resources, Riley said. We believe this makeover will boost our company to a higher level of service to the wonderful clients we serve.

The other Xtreme Makeover partners were: Candlewood Suites; C-Plant Federal Credit Union; EntrePaducah; Four Rivers Business Journal; Gold Coast Advisor, Inc.; Horizons Media Group; Milestones Financial Planning, LLC; Omni On Hold Messaging; Mailit Xpress, Inc.; PRD; Paducah Printing; Paducah-McCracken County Convention amp; Expo Center; Peel amp; Holland Financial Group; Petter Business Systems; Rene Advertising Specialties, Inc.; Troutman Sign Graphic, Inc.; WWL; Turner Communications, LLC; and Zebra Graphics