Ribbon Cutting: Flying High

  • Date: Nov 17, 2017 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Address: 87 Bissell Avenue, Youngstown
  • Contact: Jeff Magada
  • Email: jeff@flyinghighinc.org
  • Phone: 330.881.9876
Flying HIGH Inc. will announce the receipt of a $4 million award from the U.S. Department of Labor’s TechHire Initiative and the opening of the Professional Development Center’s new welding school at a news conference on Friday. Flying HIGH Inc. was the only organization in the State of Ohio to be awarded these TechHire funds, which are being used to implement the Mahoning Valley Partnership for Employment project.

The Professional Development Center offers unique vocational programs that combine accelerated classroom training and on-the-job training with employers, enabling individuals to gain employment in a short amount of time and continue to improve their skills while earning wages. The programs also allow employers to fill job vacancies rapidly with skilled workers and hone those skills to job specifications. This method of training is particularly valuable for individuals who need to reinvent themselves swiftly, such as those recovering from alcohol and drugs and returning citizens