MCC receives $879,402 grant for local skills training

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POSTED: Friday, February 21, 2014 - 11:24am
UPDATED: Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 11:11pm

McLennan Community College's Corporate Training department has received an $879,402 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to train employees and purchase training equipment to use at four local manufacturing companies.

Texas Workforce Commissioner Ronald Congleton presented the check Thursday at the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce to the college and the representatives from Marathon Norco Aerospace Inc., Packless Industries, Texas-Machine Tool International LLC and Trane.

Through the grant, the four-member manufacturing consortium will receive custom training for new and incumbent workers.

For more information, contact Stephanie Maultsby, coordinator of business and industry programs at McLennan, at 299-8057 or smaultsby@mclennan.edu.

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