Manufacturing group will discuss hiring

Rick Shrum

For its next meeting, the Washington County Manufacturers Association has scheduled a roundtable discussion that will focus on challenges companies face in hiring, retaining and developing qualified personnel.

The availability of aid programs also will be discussed in a session, which will include representatives of human resources and South West Training Services; a high school counselor; and a union apprentice coordinator.

The event will run from 7 to 8 p.m. April 7 at Washington Country Club, 599 Country Club Road, Washington. A social (cash bar, cash only) will start at 6, followed by dinner at 6:30.

The cost is $30 per person. The reservation deadline is Wednesday, and must be made by calling 412-884-9813 (leave your name and company name), or visiting

For more information, contact

Payment may be made by check to WCMA, P.O. Box BE, Washington, PA, 15301, or personally at the meeting.

WCMA is celebrating 50 years.