Groundbreaking held for QuickJobs Development Center

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Legislators, county council members and government leaders joined Tri-County Technical College officials to break ground for the Anderson QuickJobs Development Center located across from the College’s Anderson Campus. The QuickJobs Development Center will allow Tri-County to meet the goals of employers and to provide the necessary training to build a strong, viable workforce serving Anderson County.

Pictured from left are Tim Bowen, director of the Anderson Campus; Butch Harris, College commissioner; Senator Kevin Bryant, Ham Hudson, chair of the College’s Commission; Tri-County President Ronnie Booth; Tom Allen, Anderson County Council chair; Rep. Don Bowen; Tommy Dunn, representing Anderson County Council District 5; Bonnie Ammons, assistant director of Federal grant programs for the S.C. Department of Commerce; Senator Billy O’Dell; and Dr. Brian Swords, director of the College’s Easley Campus and all three county QuickJobs Development Centers.

The facility is funded by a $500,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission through the S.C. Department of Commerce. The QuickJobs Development Center will be operated by the College.