CCAC West Hills Center to celebrate Manufacturing Day on October 24

Article by: CCAC Public Relations

High school students, parents, community members and local businesses invited to participate.

PITTSBURGH-Community College of Allegheny County's West Hills Center is inviting high school students, parents, community members and local businesses to Manufacturing Day 2017 on Wednesday, October 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Manufacturing Day is an international event where thousands of businesses and schools across North America celebrate modern manufacturing and inspire the next generation of manufacturers.

Attendees will have the opportunity to take guided facility tours, participate in hands-on mechatronics and welding demonstrations, learn about educational opportunities that offer an edge in a competitive market, and engage college and business leaders in a discussion about manufacturing careers. County executive Rich Fitzgerald will welcome attendees to the event and will kick off the panel discussion.

CCAC's Workforce Development division will also hold interactive demonstrations for representatives from local industries so they can see firsthand how the division can provide advanced training opportunities for companies and employees.

Reservations are encouraged, particularly for large groups, but are not required. To RSVP, contact Laurel Westrom at or 412.788.7511. CCAC West Hills Center is located at 1000 McKee Road, Oakdale PA 15071.

CCAC offers cutting-edge, industry-driven training programs for individuals interested in pursuing new or enhanced career opportunities in a variety of professions, including the health care, technology and public safety sectors. Workforce programs are designed around the skills and knowledge that students need for employment and employers need for their workers to have to remain competitive.

To learn more about CCAC Workforce Development, visit

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