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Teachers Leave Classroom; Learn More About Local Industries

The recent tour is part of the MIX - Modern Industry eXchange - program created by the Harvest Foundation and the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp. (EDC).  It is an awareness program designed to showcase modern manufacturing environments and job opportunities available for young people in the area and the skills they will need to land those jobs.

Henry County is Virginia's first ACT Certified Work Ready Community

ACT is a national program that offers National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC) to employees in participating counties and cities. NCRC is a portable, industry-recognized credential that clearly identifies an individual’s skills in reading for information, applied math and locating information.