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Governor Edwards proclaims Manufacturing Week in Louisiana


Through ‘Dream It. Do It.’ initiative, Louisiana workforce groups and educators will highlight manufacturing careers Oct. 2-6

Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a proclamation to officially establish October 1 through October 7, 2017 as Louisiana Manufacturing Week. The signing ceremony was held at the Elmer Chocolate production facility in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. Leaders from Louisiana Economic Development and Elmer Chocolate joined the governor to elaborate on the events taking place during Manufacturing Week, and to showcase to young people the available opportunities in Louisiana’s manufacturing sector.

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