CHEROKEE, Iowa (KTIV) -- Cherokee County, Iowa, will become just the second county in the state to be certified as an ACT Work Ready Community.
The county will earn the distinction on January 22 in a ceremony featuring Governor Kim Reynolds.
The ACT Work Ready Communities Initiative helps cities identify skill gaps in the area.
It also allows local educators to help build career pathways, ultimately helping meet the needs of businesses in the county.
Last year, Woodbury County became the first county to earn the distinction.