The Birmingham Section started 2015 with a political reception at the Murray Building Co. jobsite at the old Merita Bread Bakery. More than 150 members were in attendance with city and state officials. Everyone enjoyed a tour of the site as well as barbecue from Joe McNabb and Hendrix Chevrolet.

Training Set for July

The Alabama Workforce Training Center has scheduled eight classes for July. If you or someone within your company is interested in utilizing this training, please visit the website at to become a "client."  Once you become a "client" you will have full access to register either yourself or team members for any and all of your training needs.

Contact Dietrich Nolen, facility administrator, (Phone: 205-719-3231, e-mail: for more information.

Upcoming training classes at AWTC are:

ARC Flash, July 9, 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.;

Interpersonal Communication, July 9, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.;

Business Writing, July 9, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

NICET Level I, July 15-16, 7:30 a.m-4 p.m.

Forklift, July 21, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Leadership Skills II, July 28-29, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Basic Computer Skills, July 28, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Critical Thinking, July 28, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.