Garland Shirt Company: A Pressing Initiative

Organization:
Sampson Community College
Amount:
$175,788.44
Program Area:
Economic Stimulus
County of Applicant:
Sampson
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to assist Sampson Community College with the purchase of state-of-the-art pressing and embroidery equipment necessary for the establishment of a training program for incumbent and new workers at the Garland Shirt Company and other apparel companies in the county. The commitment of the college, county and industry to establish training on the new equipment will retain and upgrade over 300 employees and ensure the viability of the textile industry in the county.

Contact:
Ms. Billie C. Eure PO Box 318 1801 Sunset Avenue Clinton, North Carolina 28329 (910) 592-8081
Areas Served:
Sampson, Bladen, Duplin

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