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Welcome to the Portage County HR Association

Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development, and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, both on and off the web.

The Portage County Human Resource Association normally meets on the third Thursday of the month, with exceptions for workshops and networking events. NOTE: You can find a full list of PCHRA events on the Meetings and Events page.

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