Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc. will offer Open House for Workforce Development & Training programs to Veterans living in Westmoreland County

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The Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc. (PIC) is having an Open House event for veterans living in Westmoreland County. This event will be held at the Private Industry Council Corporate Office located at 219 Donohoe Road, Greensburg, Pa. on October 17th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

PIC has two grants- $193,034.50 from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry and $150,000 from the Benedum Foundation, that were used to establish the Veterans Employment Program (VEP) and AgVets Project.

Both programs focus on providing tuition-free credentialed training in Heavy Equipment Operation or obtain a Commercial Driver’s License.

Both grants will fund training for a total of 56 Veterans in the Westmoreland and Fayette County Area. Program participants will receive case management and supportive career services from PIC, including Career Pathways classes, stipends, assessments, employment information, and more.

Staff will be onsite during the Open House event on October 17th, 2023 or veterans can sign up for the program by calling the Private Industry Council at 724-836-2600.  Also For more information, contact Erika Doyle, Workforce Manager at edoyle@privateindustrycouncil.com or check out our website at www.privateindustrycouncil.com.

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