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West Virginia nonprofit recognized for helping women learn skilled trades


West Virginia Women Work was recognized this week for its work helping women secure jobs in non-traditional occupations.

For years, the nonprofit has helped women explore the skilled trades with a 12-week, pre-apprenticeship program that offers free training in carpentry, electrical work, plumbing, masonry and welding.

The organization was one of seven state programs honored this week with the Power of Performance Putting People to Work award.

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