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Center to break ground on $1.5 million expansion
The Piping Industry Training Center in Northwood will break ground Monday, April 27, 10:00 am on its $1.5 million expansion.

The 15,000 square-foot addition will provide added classroom space, indoor industrial rigging areas, a hydronic heating area, a three-story plumbing module and a pipe layout area.


The expansion will feature a highly-efficient radiant flooring system and an air-collection system, both of which will reduce energy costs.

The Piping Industry Training Center is a jointly-funded venture between the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters and Service Mechanics of Northwest Ohio and the Mechanical Contractors Association of Northwest Ohio. Training programs are geared for skilled journeymen and apprentices in the plumbing, pipefitting, welding and HVACR field.

A.A. Boos of Oregon is the general contractor.

Those expected to attend the groundbreaking ceremonies include U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, U.S. Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Ohio Senator Teresa Fedor, Northwood Mayor Mark Stoner and Tom Blaha, exective director of the Wood County Economic Development Commission. The center is located at 7560 Caple Blvd.

Up the ladder
Jennifer Nelson has been promoted to branch manager of the Reynolds Road location of AP Credit Union.

Nelson, an Oregon resident, previously worked as head teller for AP. She has more than 10 years experience in the financial industry.

The Oregon Firefighters Association will host its first golf outing to raise funds for it memorial fund Saturday, July 11 at Eagles Landing. The shotgun start is set for 8:00 am. Call Michael Jimenez at 419-698-9504 or 419-574-2312.


Sponsors and teams are sought for the Randy Kordash Golf Classic to raise funds for the St. Charles Mercy Hospital Foundation. The outing will be held Monday, June 8 at Belmont Country Club.

The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce is seeking golfers and sponsors for its annual golf outing to be held June 18. Call 419-693-5580.

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