Last updated 5:54AM ET
December 13, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Major grants for southeast Ohio
(2008-08-20)
(WOUB) - Republican Senator George Voinovich has just announced two major grants for southeastern Ohio that could bring jobs to the region.

$500,000 will go to the Appalachian Training Investment Partnership Program.

He says this could create 100 jobs and maintain 250.

The program assists smaller businesses in the region to upgrade the skills of employees.

Also, $200,000 will go to the National Network of Forest Practitioners in Athens.

The money will be used to create job opportunities in wood and forest products businesses.
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