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Training Grants Available!

Southwest Corner Advanced Manufacturing Industry Partnership

Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board

A Regional Employer Partnership for the Advanced Manufacturing Sector

Underwritten by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

Dear Industry Partners,

I am pleased to inform you that the Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board has funds available to help support the cost of your company’s incumbent worker training needs.

Your company can receive up to a 65% cost reimbursement for training your existing workforce.

The Southwest Corner Advanced Manufacturing Industry Partnership (IP) will begin this year’s activities by scheduling a series of group meetings with local manufacturing companies. The purpose of the meetings is to assess the training needs of our current IP members and invite other local manufacturing companies to join the IP. Based on outcomes of our meeting the IP will prepare a training plan to submit for state approval. Only training pre-approved by the state will be eligible for reimbursement.

Please plan to attend one of the following IP meetings to discuss your company’s training needs and eligibility requirements of the grant:

  • Tuesday, September 20th at 8:30 AM – Greene County , Hampton Inn and Suites, 227 Greene Plaza, Waynesburg, PA 15370
  • Wednesday, September 21st at 8:30 AM – Mon Valley, PA Career Link Office, 570 Galiffa Drive, Donora, PA 15033
  • Friday, September 30th at 8:30 AM – Beaver County, PA CareerLink Office, Beaver Valley Mall, Route 18, Beaver, PA 15061
  • Tuesday, October 11th at 8:30 AM – Washington County PA Careerlink Office, 90 West Chestnut Street, Washington, PA 15301

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board is the lead applicant of the grant award from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry The grant was requested on behalf of the region’s manufacturing industry.

Your company’s participation sends a strong message to the PA Department of Labor & Industry that these programs are important to employers.  We will ensure that your time will be utilized wisely!

Please email your meeting RSVP to Ami Gatts at: agatts@washingtongreene.org or

John Tkach at: jtkach@kdpworks.org or by calling 412-849-5204.


Ami Gatts



Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board


More Info

Meeting Agenda


Congratulations to our 2016 WCMA Golf Outing Winners


This year’s winning team:
Shawn Davis
Owen Miller
Larry Kirkpatrick
Rick Funoits

2nd place:
Jake Cuthbert
Matt Rayman
Scott Swinchock
Tim Sedsi

3rd Place:
Noah Brady
Jerry Schmidt
Scott Kaseman
Pete Yalch

4th Place:
Todd Ray
John Kunzler
Jeff Pennetti
Corey Roll

These guys had skills!

Closest to the pin #3: Chip Good
Closest to the pin #5 Andrew Lorenzi
Longest Putt: Terry Sethman
Closest to the pin #12: Owen Miller
Closest to the pin #14: Larry Kirkpatrick
Longest drive #18: Tyler Haught


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This year’s golf outing is full


The 2016 WCMA Golf Outing is officially full! Please register here if you would like a spot on the waiting list. We will let you know if there are any cancellations!

Click here to register on the waiting list

Outing Details:

Date: Thursday September 1, 2016
Location: Southpointe Golf Club
Cost: $135 per golfer

Cost includes:

  • Greens fees & cart
  • Use of Driving Range
  • Skill Prizes
  • Door Prizes
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Dinner

Schedule of Events:

  • 11:30am Lunch Buffet
  • 12:30pm shotgun start
  • 6:00pm Cash bar
  • 6:30pm Dinner & awards persentation

This year’s Sponsors

IKEA Pittsburgh Gold Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors:

Baltec Corporation

Joe Safety

Range Resources

Weavertown Environmental Group



Community Bank, N.A.

Clearview Federal Credit Union

Accutrex Products, Inc.

IGS Industries

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