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New Grant Subject At Next Greater Cumberland Committee

March 29th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

The next meeting of The Greater Cumberland Committee (TGCC) is slated for Thursday, April 7, at the Rocky Gap Casino Resort at 11:30am.  The agenda will include a panel facilitated by Courtney Thomas, Executive Director of HRDC, to discuss the new Department of Labor grant outreach called Strengthening Working Families Initiative of Appalachian Maryland (SWFIAM). 

SWFIAM is a local rural, two-county project serving rural Allegany and Garrett Counties of Maryland.  It is comprised of six core partners including Garrett College, Garrett County Community Action, Allegany College of Maryland, HRDC, Western Maryland Consortium and The Greater Cumberland Committee with linkages to four other entities and four committed employers committed to breaking down barriers to training among low to middle skilled parents with at least one child under the age of 13 years or is developmentally disabled.

 

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