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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

"A Different Shade of Green" is new green jobs program for veterans

A new program by Cornell University Cooperative Extension, NYS Department of Labor, CNY Works and Onondaga Community College kicks off this month, designed to provide green job training and career development for military veterans and their spouses, and empowering them to lead New York's transition to energy independence.  The program, called "A Different Shade of Green," includes a ten-week training sessions, followed by field training programs.  Participants will receive basic training in areas such as environmental technology, renewable energy and other green sectors.  The first sessions start this week, with new sessions scheduled to start throughout 2010.  For more information:  Cornell Cooperative Extension - green jobs.