What’s In There? A Budget Primer

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By: Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs With the Pennsylvania Senate set to vote on the 2018-2019 general appropriations bill, commonly referred to as the “budget,” this week, it looks like the legislature will wrap up early or on time for the first time in several years. The bill passed …

Keystone Apprenticeship Training Trust Seeking Instructors

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Are you passionate about your trade? Would you like to inspire the next generation of skilled craft professionals? Apply today to be an instructor for the ABC Keystone Apprenticeship Program! The Keystone Apprenticeship Training Trust is seeking instructors for the fall in the following trades: Carpentry Construction Craft Laborer Electrical …

ABC’s Keystone Center for Construction Careers Announces Craft Instructor of the Year, Craft Professionals of the Year & Graduates 57 Apprentices

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 31, 2018 (MANHEIM, PA.) ABC’s Keystone Center for Construction Careers (ABC Keystone’s Apprenticeship Craft Training Program) graduated fifty-seven apprentices and announced winners of the Craft Professionals of the Year and Instructor of the Year …

206 Students and Educators from 13 Local School Districts Attend Hands-on Career Exploration Event

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 29, 2018 (MANHEIM, PA.) Over the course of three days, March 13-15, 2018, 206 students and educators participated in Construction Wars, a career exploration event offering hands-on activities designed to introduce students to the …

ABC Keystone Apprentices Show Quality Craftsmanship in Long Beach, CA

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By: Kristi Pronovost, Director of Marketing & Communications Five ABC Keystone apprentices, representing four trades and three ABC member companies, flew across the country to Long Beach, California last week to compete against the nation’s finest skilled craftspeople at the National Craft Championships. The experiences gained by these individuals will …

ABC Keystone Makes Workforce Development a Top Priority

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By: G. David Sload, President-CEO, ABC Keystone Workforce Development has become the buzz phrase being bantered about everywhere. We hear it from employers, educators, state government and even in the recent State of the Union message. While it is FINALLY great to hear about the skilled trades on all fronts, …

ABC Keystone Apprentices Compete at the National Craft Championships and Earn Top Awards

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 24, 2018 (MANHEIM, PA.) The Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC Keystone) is proud to announce that five of their high-achieving apprentices competed at the National Craft Championships (NCC) held on March …