CABELL/PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) now traveled to Cabell and Putnam counties the place she participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony, achieved with regional and group leaders, toured numerous corporations, and gained an update on economic enhancement initiatives in the space.
To start with, Senator Capito delivered remarks at the ribbon chopping ceremony for the Aviation Routine maintenance and Know-how (AMT) Software within Marshall College and the Huntington Tri-Condition Airport. The plan will enable deal with pilot shortages, introduce new profession paths to the location, and aid expand the aerospace sector in West Virginia. As a leader on the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator Capito has served safe federal funding to make this system possible.
“West Virginia has so much to offer to the aerospace business, and we have so substantially to gain from the higher-tech field,” Senator Capito claimed. “Thanks to the partnership involving Marshall College, Mountwest Community and Technical University, Huntington Tri-Point out Airport, and Yeager Airport, Marshall’s Aviation Routine maintenance Technician program will assist create critical workforce coaching applications to assistance our goal of expanding the aerospace financial system in West Virginia. This is the complete method we require to draw in the aerospace field to West Virginia and prove that we have the strong workforce wanted to fill these types of work. I’ve worked diligently in Congress to make guaranteed the program is supported and has the instruments necessary to be profitable, and I can’t wait around to see the beneficial influence it will have on our students, aerospace economic system in West Virginia and the broader location.”
“This program was built attainable by the collaborative relationship between Mountwest and Marshall,” Dr. Joshua Baker, President of Mountwest Neighborhood and Technical College or university, explained. “Each institution produced worthwhile contributions that will develop our overall economy and workforce and build good professions for students.”
In the afternoon, Senator Capito fulfilled with the Putnam County Advancement Authority to talk about the economic advancement in the county, the issues they deal with, and the alternatives desired to conquer some of these obstructions. Pursuing the dialogue, Senator Capito toured firms and ongoing financial improvement assignments in the region like, Tasty Mix Food items, Inc., Alexander’s Position with Dave Hobba Builders, and readily available house in the Putnam Small business Park.
“It’s an enjoyable time for economic enhancement in Putnam County ideal now, and that was evident through my visits these days,” Senator Capito stated. “I was encouraged to listen to from the Putnam County Advancement Authority and see firsthand the existing and ongoing jobs in the spot. The upcoming achievements of our condition depends on our capability to produce far more chance and work opportunities, and I’m assured that Putnam County is suited to meet these demands.”
“We are so grateful for Senator Capito having time to check out Putnam County and our group. Putnam County is viewing expansion with more on the horizon, and the Advancement Authority carries on to travel our communities ahead. The Senator’s take a look at was at a good time so we could go over infrastructure wants as our county continues to increase we have been also able to rejoice the good results of area organizations who have previously chosen to make our county home. It was an honor to showcase a couple of of the great property of Putnam,” Morganne Tenney, Govt Director of Putnam County Progress Authority, claimed.
“My Father grew up lousy in authorities assisted housing in Charleston, but his goals had been greater than his conditions. He developed one thing awesome that I’m honored to now guide. We are a West Virginia based organization that employs West Virginians and we make products and solutions that are employed by West Virginia enterprises, people and schools. My father’s dream turned a West Virginia success tale, and we’re so proud to have Senator Capito in this article to see our results tale,” Cathy Elswick, President and CEO Tasty Mix Foods, Inc., stated.
Pictures from today’s visits incorporated beneath:
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) cuts the ribbon at the ceremony for Marshall University’s AMT Program in Huntington, W.Va. on Thursday, August 25, 2022.
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) fulfills with Dave Hobba Builders at the Putnam Company Park in Fraziers Bottom, W.Va. on Thursday, August 25, 2022.
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) meets with Dave Hobba Builders at the Putnam Company Park in Fraziers Base, W.Va. on Thursday, August 25, 2022.
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