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Mike Rowe in Cedar Rapids
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS2/FOX28) Today, (Wednesday) a man we know for getting down in the dirt will be in Cedar Rapids.
Mike Rowe, the host of Dirty Jobs, will be giving the keynote speech at the Taking Care of Business Conference.
In addition to his television career, Rowe established mikeroweWORKS; a campaign and scholarship fund for people who want to get into skilled trades.
He will talk about what needs to be done to bridge the gap in people with specific skills in the U.S.
He says more than half a million jobs go unfilled every year because employers can't find the right skilled workers.
The speech will take place at 9am at the Paramount Theatre.