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October 01. 2013 1:21AM

New Hampshire Business Newsreel: Firms get training grants

NH companies receive job training grants

CONCORD — Six companies will receive job training grants totaling $72,332, Gov. Maggie Hassan announced Monday.

The six companies contributed matching funds, bringing the total funds for training 226 workers in new skills to $144,663.UltraSource Inc. of Hollis received a grant of $27,517 to train 24 employees in a variety of programs, Amoskeag Beverages of Bow will receive a grant of $27,237.50 for customer service training up to 175 employees.Metal Works of Londonderry will use a Job Training Fund grant of $1,400 for four employees to receive internal auditor training.

A grant of $3,487.51 was awarded to Summit Engineering LLC of Portsmouth for Microdesk of Nashua to train up to seven employees in Autodesk Revit Structure.Creare Inc. of Hanover will use a $2,851.50 grant for the American Society of Quality in Milwaukee to train up to six employees in Quality Management Systems, a requirement for aviation, space and defense organizations.

Lisbon-based New England Wire Technologies Corp. was awarded a grant of $9,838 for 10 employees to receive Career Development Training from the University of New Hampshire.

NH Federal Credit Union returning to Main Street Concord
CONCORD — All of the changes coming to Main Street, Concord, have not scared New Hampshire Federal Credit Union away. Instead, the $240 million credit union has decided to resume its place in the heart of Concord by opening a full-service office on 47 Main St., a few doors down from their current Main Street ATM.

NH Federal Credit Union once leased space on North Main Street, when the Credit Union still only served state and University of New Hampshire employees and their families. The main office, on Airport Road in Concord, was built in 1973, accommodating state employees working on Hazen Drive in Concord.

Since the 1980s, however, NH Federal Credit Union has expanded to serve other employer groups in Concord, including Concord Hospital, Lincoln Financial, NE Delta Dental, the City of Concord and Merrimack County employees. The credit union said it plans to keep the Airport Road office open.

Regulators plan anti-fraud meeting

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the New Hampshire Bureau of Securities Regulation will host a special fraud prevention investor education program at the Manchester Library, 405 Pine St., from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

“Don’t Be the Next Victim: Protect against Investment Fraud” will include both SEC and Bureau personnel reviewing the profile of the typical victim, common persuasion tactics that fraudsters deploy and techniques to help prevent fraud.

For more information contact the New Hampshire Bureau of Securities Regulation at (603) 271-1463 or visit www.sos.nh.gov/securities or the SEC at 1 800 732-0330 or www.sec.gov.



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