Evansville, IN, -  Through the support of Alcoa Foundation and other partners, a statewide coalition in Indiana is launching “Get Skills to Work,” a program that includes training to help veterans transition to rewarding careers in manufacturing.

Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann announced Get Skills to Work during a news conference at the National Guard Armory in Evansville. The program brings together manufactures and educators. Indiana and Illinois are the first states to announce state-wide support for the program on behalf of our nation’s veterans.

As part of the launch in Indiana, Alcoa Foundation has agreed to provide any necessary funding for veteransto attend accelerated training classes in Evansville, which begin on Jan. 14. Also, those who complete the program in Evansville will receive interviews with area manufacturers through the Tri-State Manufacturers’ Alliance.

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