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Featured Article: Hampton Roads Workforce Council Offers Opportunities for Women in Ship Repair

Ali Broemeling, WISC Program Coordinator at the Hampton Roads Workforce Council
Ali Broemeling, WISC Program Coordinator at the Hampton Roads Workforce Council

In January, the Hampton Roads Workforce Council launched the Women in Skilled Careers (WISC) program — a 12-week program offering six training tracks: Maritime Coating, Maritime Electrical, Maritime Welding, Outside Machinist, Sheet Metal Fabrication, and Pipefitting. A partnership with Virginia Ship Repair Association, Tidewater Community College, Thomas Nelson Community College, Camp Community College, United Way of South Hampton Roads, and WHRO, the WISC program provides an opportunity for participants to obtain industry-recognized credentials and receive paid work experience.

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Race Night at Langley Speedway is Back!

Langley Speedway, Hampton, VA
Langley Speedway, Hampton, VA

Drivers, start your engines! Ship Repair Race Night at Langley Speedway is back and better than ever! Join VSRA on Saturday, June 20 for a fun-filled night at the races. For Sponsorship Information, CLICK HERE!

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14th Annual VSRF Tradesperson of the Year Awards - Nomination Forms Available


Nominate the BEST of your best Tradespeople! Nomination forms are now available. The Junior awardee has less than 5 years of trade experience, the Senior has 5 years or more in trade experience. Click here for the nominations forms and for more information.

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2020 VSRF Golf Tournament - ALL Golfer Slots are FULL - Other Sponsorships Available


All Golfer Slots are now FULL for the 2020 Virginia Ship Repair Foundation Golf Tournament. There are more sponsorship opportunities available. 

CLICK HERE TO SPONSOR NOW!

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New VSRA Member Companies

Five new member companies joined VSRA in the month of March, bringing the membership total to 287. Please join us in welcoming:

Barnhart Crane and Rigging 

Blue Ridge Maritime Partners, LLC & Affiliates 

Lake Shore Systems, Inc

Tidewater Marine International Inc  

Warren Environmental Inc 

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Writers Welcome! Please contact Kathy Bryan, Communications Committee Chairman, at (757)366-9300, or kbryan@shipyardstaffing.com, if you would like to submit an article.

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