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A Work Ready and Welcoming Community

A Global Manufacturing Leader

A Growing Community With A Brilliant Future

A Minor League City With Major League Appeal

A Gateway To The World

A Rising Star In Innovation And Invention

A Place Where the Past and Future Converge


We ARE Work Ready!

It’s not just us saying it, we have proof! Certified by ACT Inc., the folks widely known for their college readiness assessments, Lucas County has documented the quality of the region’s workforce through the National Career Readiness Certificate.  The NCRC measures an individual’s abilities with workplace documents, applied mathematics and graphic literacy, skills necessary for success in nearly all jobs.  More than 3,000 individuals have earned their NCRC through a voluntary program which, not only documents essential work skills, but also indicates their work ethic and dedication to success – another set of skills needed by employers. Businesses understand the importance of certified workers with more than 200 local companies recognizing or recommending that potential job applicants possess a NCRC.   Successful businesses need to be where the quality workers are located.  Welcome to Lucas County – a Certified Work Ready Community.