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CB12-186

Contact:  Adria Thomas
Public Information Office
301-763-3030

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  MONDAY, OCT. 1, 2012

Media Advisory — Census Bureau Participates in Manufacturing Day Oct. 5 in San Diego

What:

The U.S. Census Bureau is participating in Manufacturing Day with Workshops for Warriors, a San Diego-based nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free job training and certification to veterans. Manufacturing Day has been designed to expand knowledge about and improve general public perception of manufacturing careers and manufacturing's value to the U.S. economy. Facility tours and presentations will begin immediately following the opening ceremony. The Census Bureau measures the nation's manufacturing sector through its economic indicators, manufacturing surveys, the upcoming 2012 Economic Census and other statistics.

When:

Friday, Oct. 5, 2012; 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (PDT)

Who:

Hernan Luis y Prado, founder, Workshops for Warriors
Rodney Grover, senior development officer, Society Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation
Mendel Gayle, chief, Manufacturing and Construction Division, U.S. Census Bureau

Where:

Workshops for Warriors
2970 Main Street
San Diego, CA 92113

For more information and to register, go to http://www.mfgday.com/event/13/workshops-for-warriors-facility-tour-presentation.

For more information on the 2012 Economic Census, go to http://www.business.census.gov.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: July 15, 2014