Senators in West Seattle to announce job-training program

This past hour, both of our state’s U.S. Senators were at South Seattle Community College‘s main campus here in West Seattle to announce a $20 million federal grant that "will train 2,600 more workers with the skills needed by Washington state aerospace employers," according to the official announcement. SSCC President Gary Oertli was among those with Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell for the announcement at one of the training facilities expected to benefit – the Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee’s Advanced Inspection and Manufacturing Mobile Training Unit at SSCC. After the formalities, we photographed Sen. Cantwell inspecting an SSCC goodie basket from Pres. Oertli – with some of the college’s trademarked food/beverage creations: