Automation/robotics, welding open house set for Tuesday at JWCC Workforce Development Center

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A workshop Tuesday, Aug. 8, at JWCC's Workforce Development Center will offer information about programs offered in the fields of automation/robotics and welding. | Photo courtesy of

QUINCY — Automation, robotics and welding positions offer household sustaining salaries for those with the right skills, yet regional companies are struggling to find qualified candidates. John Wood Community College and Two Rivers Regional Council are hoping to train more individuals to meet those needs.

An open house is set for 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at JWCC’s Workforce Development Center, 2710 N. 42nd, for interested people to learn about the programs as well as tuition funding that may be available from Two Rivers for those who qualify. No appointment is necessary.

For more information, contact Kayla Wentz at 217-641-4957 or or Kathryn McDaniels at 217-718-6359 or

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