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Deckhand training course offered

Feb. 11, 2013 @ 12:15 AM

DECKHAND TRAINING: Mountwest Community and Technical College will offer a Deckhand Basic Training Course Monday-Sunday, Feb. 18-24. The course, presented through Mountwest's Inland Waterways Academy, can equip students with the skills and certification needed to join a fast-growing industry on the river.

For more information, call 304-697-5616 or email sowardss@mctc.edu.

GRANT WRITING: An intensive three-day grant proposal workshop is planned for 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m Wednesday-Friday, Feb. 27-March 1, at West Virginia State University.

It's geared for those who want to strengthen their grant writing skills, or beginners who want to learn to effectively write proposals in times of keen competition and limited resources. Information will also be provided on new regulations and approaches to grant writing, be it for the researcher in the sciences and social sciences, education and nonprofit professionals.

Cost is $595, including tuition, materials, certificate of completion and continental breakfast. A rebate of $50 per person is given for two or more registrants from the same organization. To enroll, visit http://www.granttrainingcenter.com or call 866-704-7268 or 571-257-8864.

CAKE DEMONSTRATION: Anyone interested in taking a Goodwill cake decorating class can attend Goodwill Industries' cake demonstration from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Goodwill at Viriginia Avenue and 11th Street West. For more information, contact Kay Cremeans, Career Center Coordinator, at 304-523-7461.

If your organization has a seminar or training class you would like listed in this column, please send it to Jean Tarbett Hardiman. Reach her by email at jeant@herald-dispatch.com, send faxes to 304-526-2857 or send mail to The Herald-Dispatch, P.O. Box 2017, Huntington, WV 25720.