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Back to Work: Drone pilots, public service workers, and food service workers

Every week, WorkingNation checks out workforce opportunities available around the country

As folks look for new job pathways, we share our latest findings from Georgia, Idaho, Michigan, New York, and North Carolina.

Take a look.

From Georgia: Transport Topics reports a federal grant will help enhance CDL training at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College by funding a concrete practice driving area.

From Idaho: Yahoo!Finance reports Life’s Kitchen – a nonprofit organization that prepares at-risk youth in Idaho to be successful in food service and other careers – has been awarded a $100,000 Key Bank grant.

From Michigan: Greentech Lead reports Siemens Foundation is investing $30 million for fast-track EV charging workforce development programs in Michigan, as well as North Carolina.

From New York: Spectrum News 1 reports new state legislation has been adopted to help fill thousands of open positions for public service workers.

From North Carolina: WTVD reports Raleigh-based nonprofit Vets to Drones received a $50,000 grant to train veterans to become licensed drone pilots to conduct various functions including power line inspections and natural disaster response.

Did you miss our previous Back to Work stories from around the country? Catch up here.