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State Launches $3 Million Going PRO Skilled Trades Marketing Campaign
CAMC was on hand for the recent launch of Going PRO in Michigan, one of the nation’s most ambitious statewide campaigns promoting the importance of Professional Trades careers. Going PRO is designed to help Michigan employers fill an estimated 545,000 jobs coming open through 2026, mostly in the highly skilled fields of construction, manufacturing, healthcare, automotive and information technology. The Going PRO initiative includes a $3 million statewide marketing campaign designed to get the word out that there are great jobs available right now in the skilled trades, especially in advanced manufacturing.  Click here to check out the full press release from the announcement and here for photos from the kickoff event at LCC West!
Published: 05/21/19

Local Teams Compete at FIRST Robotics World Championships
CAMC is proud to sponsor two Capital Area high school robotics teams who recently competed in the First Robotics World Championships at the Cobo Center in Detroit. The Mason Tractor Technicians and Stockbridge Panther Powered robotics teams tested their design and engineering prowess against 400 of the best robotics teams in the world. Congratulations to the team members and thanks to their parents and faculty advisors for supporting these bright and talented youngsters as they pursue their dreams! Check out some photos from this year's event.
Published: 05/02/19