Marion County students learn what local manufacturers offer

October 21, 2015
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MCHS students hear about local manufacturing career opportunities from JoyGlobal.

Manufacturing Day was held in the Marion County High School gym last week for introduce sophomores, juniors and seniors.

The event was about educating the youth on the various career options available in manufacturing and in the local community.

Eleven employers participated: Alutrim, American Wood Fibers, Central Kentucky Tool, Fuel Total Systems, Hendrickson, KY Cooperage, Joy Global, Montebello, RL Schreiber, TGKY, and Wilbert. The YES AGREEMENT and KY FAME also had a booth set up.

As a prelude to Manufacturing Day all students watched videos about our local industries.

To learn more about these local employers and what they manufacture, you can check
out the video here: https://www.youtube
.com/playlist?list=PLd_5GdKLtNhfSimRn2oF_-R_5Tpm9b6Nw
.

Kentucky Career Center - Lincoln Trail were excited to take part in the event, and we thank all the community partners who helped promote the manufacturing sector.

The Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail helps match job seekers with local employment and training opportunities. Our business solutions team offers employers of all sizes and industries personalized support to build a competitive workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Program is funded with Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title I funds through the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet and the Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board.
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