Texas Gas Service, a division of ONE Gas to invest $25,000
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Roman S. Ortiz
Chief Executive Officer
El Paso, TX - April 15, 2016 - Texas Gas Service, a division of ONE Gas will invest $25,000 to support Project ARRIBA’s workforce development efforts in El Paso, Texas on April 15, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Project ARRIBA main office. This investment will be used to help bridge the skills gap that exists between the needs of local employers for a skilled workers and an aspiring workforce that lacks the resources needed to develop their talents. With this support, Project ARRIBA will provide the educational, financial and social supports systems needed for students studying at El Paso Community College (EPCC) and at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) to attain a degree or credential in a demand occupation in the El Paso region.
Ms. Mica Short, Community Relations Manager, Mr. Eddie Garcia, Dir. of Customer Service with Texas Gas Service, and Mr. Eddie Rodriguez, Director of the Board with ONE Gas will present Project ARRIBA with a check in the amount of $25,000.
Since 2004, Texas Gas Service has been a great supporter of Project ARRIBA’s workforce and economic development efforts that have enhanced the quality of life for over 1,150 program graduates and economic well-being with an additional $710 million in income to the local economy due to their higher earning potential.
The media is invited to cover this event.
About Project ARRIBA
The mission of Project ARRIBA is to provide high-skilled training and case management services to residents of El Paso County who need the occupational skills necessary to access in demand jobs that pay a family-sustaining living wage, with benefits and a career path. Project ARRIBA promotes a working partnership between community-based organizations, training institutions, and private corporate partners. Project ARRIBA provides the financial, educational, and social support systems needed for at-risk students to access, persist, complete long-term training that results in a degree or credential in a demand occupation, and be job placed.