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Workshops for Warriors Open House Event January 25th was a huge success with over 200 people in attendance including manufacturing executives, veterans and supportive members of the community. Guests enjoyed touring the facility to see the classrooms and workshops where veterans are training in welding, fabrication and machining at no cost to the veteran. The presentation opened with the Presentation … Continue reading
[July 09, 2012] Goodrich Foundation Offers Grant to Workshops for Warriors in San Diego Jul 10, 2012 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) — Goodrich Foundation has awarded Workshop for Warriors (WfW) in San Diego, Calif., $100,000 to support its program that provides job training and skill certification to U.S. veterans at no cost to students. According to a release, WfW provides … Continue reading
Goodrich Foundation Awards Grant to Workshops for Warriors in San Diego (via PR Newswire) CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Goodrich Foundation has awarded Workshop for Warriors (WfW) in San Diego, Calif. $100,000 to support its program that provides job training and skill certification to U.S. veterans at no cost to students. WfW provides training in welding, milling and machining…
Since October 2011, “Workshops for Warriors” has trained and certified 52 veterans for manufacturing jobs like welding and fabricating. All 52 have found work. Cost of tuition and all necessary classroom materials: free. “We are a military family. And we will do whatever it takes to get veterans who have the desire to work, work,” said co-founder and president Hernán Luis y Prado. For the … Continue reading
NBC7 Military Reporter Lea Sutton spoke with Hernán Luis y Prado, who made it his mission to prepare veterans for the workforce, starting with those most in need. Source: Latest Videos, News Video, and Video Clips | NBC San Diego View more videos at: http://nbcsandiego.com.
Hernán Luis y Prado was recognized as a Champion of Change for his dedication to service and his continued support for efforts to boost employment for fellow veterans. Smoothing the Transition | The White House.
Workshops for Warriors grand opening February 5, 2011 ! We had a great turn out at the grand opening of our vocational training facility, about 100 people showed up from various businesses. Some sponsors, some veterans, and also some passerby’s. We had many activities including, a BBQ, bounce house for the kids, raffle, a photo booth, tours of the facility, … Continue reading