Ten adults completed the Industrial Sewing Class that was taught at Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center, Grantsville, WV March 26-April 18, 2007. Five of the completer's have been employed at Mustang Survival, Elizabeth; three of the completer's have been employed at RPR Industries; Grantsville, and one has re-enrolled for additional training.

John Bennett, Director of Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center, stated that he is very pleased with the cooperation of Mustang Survival, RPR Industries, Panther Primitives (Normantown), WorkForce West Virginia, West Virginia Department of Education - Division of Career and Technical Education, Little Kanawha Area Development Association in the operation of the Industrial Sewing Program. He went on to say the program has helped keep people working in the local area that might have had to relocate elsewhere to make a living.

Currently eight adults are enrolled in the second set of classes that run from April 23-May 9.

The next group of classes will be conducted May 14 thru May 31.

The classes run for 3 hours, 3 days a week for 3 weeks. There is a day class from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., and a night class from 6-9:00 p.m.

The training is free.

Anyone interested in being trained in basic industrial sewing can call 354-6151 and enroll.

Another class will be offered in June.