FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: MILISSA REIERSON
FEBRUARY 7, 2006
(615) 741-2257 (O)
 
(615) 419-2068 (C)


MEDIA ADVISORY

9 AREA COMPANIES RECEIVE INCUMBENT WORKER GRANTS

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development (TDLWD) Commissioner James Neeley will be in Paris, Tennessee Friday, February 10 to award 9 area companies Incumbent Worker Grants totaling $166,365. Neeley will speak at a luncheon at the Paris Civic Center at 650 Volunteer Drive and present ceremonial checks to the companies. The Incumbent Worker Training Grants help Tennessee companies avoid downsizing and keep jobs in the state. Close to $2 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants was awarded in 2005 benefiting almost 10,000 Tennessee workers.

WHO:

Commissioner James Neeley, TDLWD
Southwest Human Resource Agency
Jones Plastic & Engineering Co.
American Foodservice
Custom Tool & Design
Dana Corp. Plumley Division
Pepsi Mid America
Aldelano Packaging Co.
PML, Inc.
Windsor Republic Doors
Norandal

WHAT:
Incumbent Worker Grant Presentation Luncheon
WHEN:

Friday, February 10, 2006

WHERE:

Paris Civic Center
650 Volunteer Drive
Paris, Tennessee

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