Trade Adjustment Assistance training set for Vinalhaven
Vinalhaven — Maine Sea Grant and the Maine Lobstermen’s Association is delivering a Trade Adjustment Assistance workshop in Vinalhaven.
The training is designed to help participants chip away at their required 12 hours of training time. Supper will be provided for participants who chose to attend both workshops.
It will be held Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 1 to 8 p.m. at the Vinalhaven Town Office.
RSVP is required and a five-person minimum will be required for these trainings. Please call 967-4555 to sign up or with general TAA questions.
To complete the training component online, visit taaforfarmers.org.
For fishermen who have not yet completed their workshop time, they will be contacted in the near future by a TAA Business Consultant. The consultant will help fishermen work through the process, to complete the training, develop the business plans, and to be eligible for the full financial benefits.
Initial Business Plans have a deadline of July 23, 2013, and the deadline for completion of the entire TAA program is September 2013. Twelve hours of training, the initial business plan, business consulting and full business plan must all be completed and approved by the deadline, to finish the whole program.