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Free industrial training information session planned
Monday, October 14, 2013 7:05 PM

VAN WERT – The Van Wert County Economic Development Group is hosting a free information session on Friday, Oct. 18 at the Marsh Foundation in the administration building auditorium, located at 1229 Lincoln Highway, Van Wert from 9-10:30 a.m. for all companies in the area who are interested in learning more about local industrial training programs.

The session will begin immediately following the monthly Van Wert County Economic Development Advisory Group meeting scheduled for 8-9 a.m.

The information session will be hosted by Cindy Leis, Van Wert County Economic Development director, and presented by local educational partners from Northwest State Community College, Rhodes State College, Vantage Career Center and Wright State University – Lake Campus. Each educational partner will present outlines of their respective “industrial training” programs available to individuals and companies.

The purpose of the event is to inform attendees about local training programs available to meet both immediate and future needs for a higher skilled workforce. As companies in the area plan for future growth and advancements in technology, a higher skilled workforce is and will be in high demand.

Mark your calendar to attend this information session and meet representatives from local universities, colleges and career centers. The public is welcome. Please call Darlene Myers at the Van Wert County Economic Development office at 419-238-2999 or email to reserve a seat.