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Valley to Virginia Apprenticeship Initiative recognized as success story by ApprenticeshipUSA.
$5 Million Valley OJT grant successfully completed.
SVWDB was recognized by local PBS channel WVPT for their ongoing efforts to promote workforce opportunities in Registered Apprenticeship and On-the-Job-Training throughout the Shenandoah Valley.
SVWDB Project Director Debby Hopkins was awarded the 2016 Expanding Workforce Opportunities Award.
Recipient of the Governor’s Certificate of Recognition “for partnership development to address 21st Century workforce training solutions in the Commonwealth.”
Recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as a National Registered Apprenticeship Innovator and Trailblazer.
Recipient of the Frank Armstrong Service Award by the Virginia Manufacturers Association for outstanding community service.