Collaboration results in $20,000 donation to PDCCC for new training facility

Thanks to cohesive community partnerships, Paul D. Camp Community College has seen the new Regional Warehouse and Distribution Training Facility progress from concept to fruition.

Opp Inc DonationVice President of Workforce Innovation Steve Cook, from left, and President and CEO of Opportunity Inc. (OppInc), Shawn Avery, present PDCCC President Dr. Dan Lufkin, Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Workforce Development Dr. Renee Felts and Workforce Development Director Angela Lawhorne with a $20,000 check to support programs and equipment at the new 5,000-square-foot facility on Armory Drive.
 
The building houses warehouse and classroom space for non-credit workforce training, such as Forklift, Reach Truck and Clamp Truck certificate program, OSHA 10 certification training, and the new Warehouse & Distribution Foundations course.
 
A new Certified Logistics Technician program will begin there in fall. For information about the facility or workforce training programs, contact Lawhorne at alawhorne@pdc.edu or (757) 569-6064.