A gift from an Illinois gunsmithing family will make a difference in the Pine Technical and Community College Gunsmithing and Firearms Technology program for years to come.
Chad Splittstoesse, left, receives a $40,000 small-business loan from Ken Pearson, right, of Northwest Regional Planning Commission in Spooner to start up his dream, Rockcrusher Outdoors. Splittstoesse said he is grateful for the advice and help. He describes the NRPC loan as one of the easiest he has ever dealt with. - Photo submitted
Historically, East Central Energy (ECE) awards two $1,000 scholarships to students planning to participate in approved post-secondary degree programs at PTCC.
Thanks to a Minnesota DEED grant and a partnership between Pine Technical and Community College, the city of North Branch and the North Branch School District, eight North Branch women are now ready to join the welding industry.
Pine Technical and Community College present the 6th Women in Welding WESA Grant Graduating Class.