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June 6, 2013

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Wire Belt gets job training grant

A Londonderry company is among eight businesses statewide to receive job training grants from the state.

Wire Belt Company of America Inc. of Londonderry received a grant award of $3,500 and will match the grant to train two employees in Six Sigma Green Belt, using NHMEP as the trainer.

The eight job training grants total more than $148,000. The eight companies contributed matching funds, bringing the total funds for training workers to more than $297,000.

“I am proud to announce May’s round of critical grants that will help workers develop skills for good jobs at New Hampshire’s growing businesses,” Gov. Maggie Hassan said. “New Hampshire’s Job Training Fund is an important resource that has helped provide essential skills to thousands of workers. We need to continue developing a highly skilled workforce through job training and higher education in order to attract innovative businesses, help existing ones grow, and create jobs that can support a strong middle class.”

Another local business, Community Crossroads Inc. of Atkinson ,will use its $3,675 grant and the company match to provide training for up to 20 employees in Word and Excel training at Nashua Community College.

The Job Training Fund has awarded $5.9 million in grants since October 2007, with employers contributing $8.5 million, for a total of $14.4 million in new training for 17,643 New Hampshire workers.

Companies interested in applying to the Job Training Fund should visit the fund’s website at nhjobtrainingfund.org.

Coldwell Banker welcomes sales associate

LONDONDERRY — Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New England recently welcomes Tina Buckley to the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Londonderry.

As a sales associate, Buckley will provide residential real estate services in Londonderry and surrounding towns.

“Tina’s skills, as well as her extensive knowledge of the local community, make her a valuable asset to the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage family,” said Debbie Ball, sales manager of the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Londonderry. “We welcome Tina to the team.”

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