InDemand Series: Industrial Manufacturing Technician

Posted on February 7, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: February 7, 2019  WHSV – A job that has you surrounded by chocolate? Sign me up! Thanks to a unique apprenticeship program through The Hershey Company, one young lady is on a fast track to her Journeyman’s card and a forever career in one of the sweetest jobs in […]

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InDemand Series: Dental Assistant

Posted on January 22, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: January 22, 2019  WHSV – After staying home with her children for several years, Rebecca Ligouri was looking to go back to work in a career that did not need extensive schooling. “Preventative dentistry, such as cleanings, is on the rise, and so more people are seeking dental […]

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InDemand Series: Electrician

Posted on January 9, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: January 9, 2019  WHSV – For some people, college just isn’t for them. Having an apprenticeship can lead the way to a successful path. One electrician in the Valley turned his hobby into a career, with help from an apprenticeship through the Massanutten Technical Center. “Electricity is always […]

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InDemand Series: CNC Technician

Posted on December 26, 2018

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: December 26, 2018  WHSV – There’s demand for computer numerically-controlled machine operators in the Shenandoah Valley. These workers help operate and maintain the equipment that helps build parts of many things people use every day. Companies like Cadence help employees by reimbursing them for taking classes to help […]

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InDemand Series: Software Developer

Posted on December 17, 2018

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: December 17, 2018  WHSV – Software developers can work with people from all over the world, from right at home. For one software developer in the Valley, he used his skills as a farmer to make a transition into a career he loves. “So I grew up on […]

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InDemand Series: Mechatronics Technician

Posted on November 27, 2018

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: November 27, 2018  WHSV – Mechatronics is a field you may have not heard of, but it combines electronics with mechanical engineering. Stephen Anderson was getting out of the Navy, with a background in aviation. He thought he would wind up out of state, but the Hershey Company in […]

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InDemand Series: InDemand is Back on WHSV

Posted on November 13, 2018

For full WHSV video, click here. Date: November 13, 2018 WHSV – “InDemand” will showcase what jobs, apprenticeships, and opportunities are right in your backyard. “We want to encourage people in the valley to look at what is in demand in our Valley,” said Debby Hopkins with the Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board. “What pays good? […]

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Gaining Altitude: Regional Airport’s New Nonstop Service Attracts Passengers

Posted on October 30, 2018

By: James Heffernan,Virginia Business October 30, 2018 With a major airline partner and daily connections to two of the nation’s busiest hubs, Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport is spreading its wings. The regional airport in Weyers Cave now offers nonstop service to and from Chicago O’Hare and Washington Dulles International airports aboard United Express, putting local […]

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GO Virginia Region 8 Funds Cybersecurity Workforce Development Project

Posted on June 15, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2018 Contacts: Bonnie Riedesel, (540) 885-5174, Marlena Jarboe, (540) 453-2344, HARRISONBURG (June 15, 2018) – GO Virginia Region 8 announced today that funding for the public-private Cyber Security Workforce Development and Jobs Program submitted in round four of project grants to the state GO Virginia Board has been approved. […]

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Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Release 10-Year Strategic Plan for Career and Technical Education

Posted on June 15, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2018 Contacts: Staunton Economic Development Contact: Billy Vaughn Phone: (540) 332-3869 E-mail: Augusta County Economic Development Contact: Amanda Glover Phone: (540) 245-5619 E-mail: Waynesboro Economic Development Contact: Greg Hitchin Phone: (540) 942-6779 E-mail: VERONA VA- Today, the Offices of Economic Development for the Cities of Staunton and […]

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