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Hire ’em now: Tightening labor pool poses a challenge to commercial (Woodworking)

Posted by netorius on September 25, 2007

Greensboro Business Journal – Julie Knight Above, Matthew Beverly, center, program coordinator at Forsyth Tech Community College, talks with students about plumbing while working on a Habitat for Humanity house. At left, carpentry students works on beams. View Larger While labor

Juveniles in Lucas County often avoid serious jail time
Toledo Blade – For those nearing adulthood, community service could teach everything from carpentry to boat-building to landscaping. Many such programs came about after a 1993 policy change, when the state made it clear to local officials that they would accept

GODTEL gives the homeless the resources to improve their lives
Daily Sentinel – From carpentry work to plumbing, the needs of GODTEL have been supplied. There is no air-conditioning at the mission, but the building is surprisingly cool during hot summer month due to high ceilings and fans that pull hot air out of the building

Four more to run for Nebraska Legislature
Omaha World-Herald – He previously worked for the State Department of Roads and had his own plumbing, electrical and carpentry business. He served two years on the Royal Zoo board. A registered Republican, he ran unsuccessfully for Legislature in 1984 and 1988 under the

Remembering Rita: See photos of storm’s destruction
The Daily Advertiser – You can buy boudin balls and meat pies at the service station in Delcambre again. Local men again gather each day at LeBlanc Oil to share stories, read the paper and catch the latest weather reports. Shrimpers pull into the dock for fuel and to sell

Having a ‘Blaster’
Murray Ledger & Times – sorority volunteer, during the Calloway County Chapter of the American Red Cross’ Disaster Blaster event in Lowe’s parking lot Saturday morning. Dozens of children turned out for the event where they were also allowed to use their carpentry skills to

Dave LeBlanc
Globe and Mail – As we walked to the 3,400-square-foot barn where masonry and carpentry are taught, her eyes lit up as she told me about the school’s amazing faculty and the dedication of the students. (Every one of them found work in the heritage conservation field


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