FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: MILISSA REIERSON
FEBRUARY 11, 2008
(615) 741-2257
 


GOVERNOR AWARDS TRAINING GRANT TO ANDERSON COUNTY EMPLOYERS
$13,760 TO G2 ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT, INC. AND
$7,319 TO POLYONE/ DHCOMPOUNDING

NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded $13,760 to G2 Engineering and Management, Inc. and $7,319 to PolyOne/DH Compounding, both of Anderson County. The grants will pay for minority business executive training, instruction in the areas of advanced leadership and certified quality manager review, and training in manager and supervisor foundation skills. 

“I am pleased these funds will be used for technical and management training in Anderson County,” said Governor Bredesen.  “These grants provide training employees need to remain competitive and help our state move forward with providing skilled workers and high paying jobs.”

“I am proud to award this grant money to help train workers in Anderson County,” said Commissioner Neeley.  “Since July 1, 2007, the Workforce Development Division has obligated $1.5 million to Tennessee companies in Incumbent Worker projects, training more than 5,000 workers.”

“I commend the Governor and Commissioner for helping Tennessee companies with training grants,” said Representative Jim Hackworth.  “The Incumbent Worker grants are an integral part of the Governor’s special emphasis on job development in our state.”

“The Incumbent Worker grants keep companies competitive and profitable,” said Senator Randy McNally.” I applaud the Governor for awarding this grant to this Anderson County employer and helping to improve our economy.”

The East Tennessee Human Resource Agency was instrumental in awarding the grant to G2 Engineering and Management, Inc. and PolyOne/DH Compounding.


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