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(Left) Lois Johnson, Director of Workforce Strategies for WDI; (Middle) Lynn Freid; (Right) Vivian Benton, Deputy Director of WDI

At this year’s Annual FAME Event held on March 20, 2018, our own Board Member and the Regional Director of the Workforce Development Institute was recognized for her tireless efforts to promote careers and training opportunities in the Advanced Manufacturing industry.

The FAME STAR Award recognizes Students, Teachers, and Advanced Manufacturing Relationships in pursuit of FAME’s goal to promote awareness of advanced manufacturing careers in the pipeline. These innovations may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Working with educators to develop and implement new curriculum
• Enhancing existing program/s that promote AM careers/training
• Supporting existing programs that assist students in developing their STEM skills
• Recognition for achieving visibility of the need for middle skill jobs among students/teachers/parents/government
• Demonstrates industry collaboration and outreach to FAME’s target populations (secondary and post-secondary)

Congratulations Lynn for this well-deserved recognition!

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Meeting of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board

FINGER LAKES WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD
41 Lewis Street, Suite 104 Phone: (315) 789-3131
Geneva, NY 14456 Fax: (315) 789-0163
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 12, 2018
Contact: Jennifer May
Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board
315-789-3131

Meeting Notice:

The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, Inc.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Time: 8:30 – 10:00 am
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
Vandervort Room
300 Pulteney St., Geneva, NY

For more information please call, 315-789-3131 ext 101.

The mission of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board is to improve the economic well-being of job seekers and employees in the Finger Lakes region. The goal of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board is to increase the employment, retention, and earnings of participants, increase occupational skill attainment by participants; and, as a result, improve the quality of the workforce; reduce welfare dependency; and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the region. For more information regarding the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, visit www.fingerlakesworks.com or call 315-789-3131.

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