Nov 13, 2017

Ribbon Cutting to Launch HACC Apprenticeship Program in Lebanon

  • Victor Rodgers, associate provost for workforce development, HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College
  • Lauren Holubec, director of manufacturing for workforce development, HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College
  • Laurie Bowersox, executive director of HACC’s Lebanon Campus
  • Ron Godshall, chief operating officer of Godshall’s Quality Meats
  • Randy Godshall, vice president of operations of Godshall’s Quality Meats
  • Steve Groff, general manager of Godshall’s Quality Meats
  • Brenda Phillips of the Community of Lebanon Association
  • Karen Groh, president and CEO of the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Invited local elected officials
WHAT: A formal ribbon cutting will launch the first partnership in Lebanon County to offer HACC’s Industrial Manufacturing Technician (IMT) Apprenticeship Program. Participants will cut a piece of Lebanon bologna to represent the long history of Godshall’s Quality Meats.
Attendees will be offered plant tours and samples of a variety of the different products produced by Godshall’s Quality Meats.
HACC is the only Pennsylvania community college that offers the program, and Godshall’s Quality Meats is the third company to bring this exciting opportunity to current employees and Lebanon County job seekers.
Employees in the 18-month IMT Apprenticeship Program participate in classroom instruction and learn on-the-job skills while earning a salary.
WHEN: Nov. 16, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Godshall’s Quality Meats
1415 Weavertown Road
Lebanon, PA 17046
COVERAGE: Various community leaders and representatives have been invited to attend the event. It is co-sponsored by HACC, Goodshall’s Quality Meats, the Community of Lebanon Association and the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce. Plant tours and product sampling are included.
Media coverage is invited.
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