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2007 Media Releases

DECEMBER

12/27/07   November 2007 Unemployment Figures - County
12/20/07   November 2007 Unemployment Figures - State
12/14/07   Media Advisory: Congressman Zach Wamp to Visit Chattanooga Career Center
12/13/07   Governor Awards WNA American Plastics Job Training Grant
12/13/07   Governor Awards Skills Grant to Alliance for Business and Training, Inc.
12/13/07   Governor Awards Nordyne Job Training Grant
12/12/07   Lennox Hearth Products Wins State Award for Worker Training
12/10/07   Media Advisory: Congressman Marsha Blackburn to Visit Tennessee Career Center in Clarksville
12/10/07   Governor Awards Training Grant to Tarkett, Inc.
12/10/07   Governor Awards Training Grant to Contour Industries, Inc.
12/10/07   Governor Awards Training Grant to Personix
12/10/07   Governor Awards Training Grant to Modern Forge Tennessee
12/04/07   Governor Awards Training Grant to Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency
12/04/07   Governor Awards Training Grant to Southeast Tennessee Development District
12/04/07   Governor Awards Training Grant to Workforce Solutions

NOVEMBER

11/21/07   October 2007 Unemployment Figures - County
11/18/07   Governor Awards Bunge Oils of Hamilton County Job Training Grant
11/18/07   Governor Awards Replogle Enterprises of Henry County Job Training Grant
11/15/07   October 2007 Unemployment Figures - State
11/15/07   Breast Cancer Survivors Honored at State Ceremony
11/07/07   Governor Bredesen Proclaims Hire Vets First Month
11/01/07   H&O Tool and Die Company Inc., Receives Governor's Safety Award
11/01/07   Jiffy Steamer Company, LLC, Receives Governor's Safety Award
11/01/07   TIDC Names Commissioner Neeley as Economic Development Professional of the Year

OCTOBER 2007

10/30/07   Media Advisory: Jiffy Steamer and H&O Tool and Die to be Recognized for Excellence in Workplace Safety and Health
10/30/07   Governor Awards Nursing Grant to South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance
10/30/07   Governor Awards Denso Manufacturing Job Training Grant
10/30/07   Governor Awards Advanced Photographic Solutions Job Training Grant
10/25/07   September 2007 Unemployment Figures - County
10/18/07   September 2007 Unemployment Figures - State
10/18/07   Automotive Components Holdings Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
10/18/07   Bridgestone Metalpha USA Receives Third Commissioner's Award of Excellence
10/17/07   Schering-Plough Healthcare Products Receives Governor's Safety Award
10/15/07   Media Advisory: Bridgestone Metalpha USA to Receive Commissioner's Safety Award
10/15/07   Media Advisory: Schering-Plough Healthcare Products to Receive Governor's Safety Award
10/15/07   Media Advisory: Automotive Components Holdings to Receive Commissioner's Safety Award
10/15/07   Governor Awards NCAC for Health Care Training
10/10/07   Governor Awards Tennsco Corporation Job Training Grant
10/08/07   Governor Awards Aldelano Packaging Corporation Job Training Grant
10/08/07   Governor Awards Appalachia Business Communications Job Training Grant
10/08/07   Governor Awards JSP International Job Training Grant
10/08/07   Governor Awards A.O. Smith Job Training Grant
10/08/07   Governor Awards Norandal U.S.A. Job Training Grant
10/08/07   Governor Awards Thyssenkrupp Elevator Job Training Grant
10/08/07   Governor Awards Tutco Job Training Grant
10/04/07   Governor Awards Ironworkers Local 704 Apprenticeship Assistance Training Grant
10/03/07   Governor Awards Perfect Equipment Inc. Job Training Grant
10/01/07   Nyrstar Clarksville Receives Governor's Safety Award

SEPTEMBER 2007

09/28/07   Media Advisory: Nyrstar Clarksville to Receive Governor's Safety Award
09/27/07   Governor Awards Schreiber Foods, Inc. Job Training Grant
09/27/07   Governor Awards Genesee A&B, Inc. Job Training Grant
09/27/07   Governor Awards Premier Diagnostics Imaging and OBGYN Associates Job Training Grants
09/27/07   Governor Awards Masonite International Job Training Grant
09/27/07   August 2007 Unemployment Figures - County
09/20/07   August 2007 Unemployment Figures - State
09/14/07   Governor Awards Grant to Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency
09/14/07   Governor Awards Plastech in Kenton Job Training Grant
09/14/07   Governor Awards Colortech, Inc. Job Training Grant
09/14/07   Governor Awards Colson Plastics Job Training Grant
09/14/07   Governor Awards Lattimore, Black, Morgan & Cain, P.C. Job Training Grant
09/14/07   Governor Awards Hendrickson Trailer Job Training Grant
09/14/07   Governor Awards Advanced Technical Ceramics Company Job Training Grant
09/14/07   Governor Awards Plastech in Franklin Job Training Grant
09/14/07   Governor Awards Tencate Grass North America Job Training Grant
09/14/07   Governor Awards Tennessee Watercraft Job Training Grant
09/14/07   Governor Awards First National Bank Job Training Grant
09/14/07   Governor Awards Seco Tools Job Training Grant
09/14/07   Governor Awards Preferred Movers of Tennessee, Inc. Job Training Grant
09/14/07   Governor Awards Philotechnics, Ltd. Job Training Grant
09/14/07   Governor Awards Hope Industries Job Training Grant
09/05/07   GED Now Campaign Taken to Employers

AUGUST 2007

08/31/07   Omni Tech Receives Workplace Safety Award
08/30/07   Tennessee's Drug-Free Workplace Program Continues to Grow
08/29/07   Media Advisory: Omni Tech to Receive SHARP Workplace Safety Award
08/24/07   Governor Awards Grant for Nursing Training in Rutherford County
08/24/07   Governor Awards Grant to Southwest Human Resource Agency
08/23/07   July 2007 Unemployment Figures - County
08/23/07   Governor Awards Custom Tool & Design, Inc. Job Training Grant
08/23/07   Governor Awards DeWayne's Quality Metal Coatings Job Training Grant
08/23/07   Governor Awards PML, Inc. Job Training Grant
08/23/07   Governor Awards World Concrete Job Training Grant
08/23/07   Governor Awards Colonial Diversified Polymer Products, LLC Job Training Grant
08/16/07   July 2007 Unemployment Figures - State
08/14/07   Governor Bredesen Announces New Funding for Adult Education
08/13/07   Governor Awards Warren Brothers Job Training Grant
08/13/07   Governor Awards The Trane Company Job Training Grant
08/13/07   Governor Awards Zanini Tennessee, Inc. Job Training Grant
08/13/07   Governor Awards Eastman Chemical Job Training Grant
08/13/07   Governor Awards Southern Container Job Training Grant
08/13/07   Governor Awards Hail & Cotton, Inc. Job Training Grant
08/13/07   Governor Awards Taiho Manufacturing Job Training Grant
08/13/07   Governor Awards Erachem Comilog Job Training Grant
08/10/07   Governor Awards Nursing Grant to Nashville Career Advancement Center
08/02/07   Schering-Plough Healthcare Products Receives Two Safety Awards
08/01/07   Governor Awards Agrana Fruit US Job Training Grant
08/01/07   Governor Awards SaarGummi Tennessee, Richland LLC, and Magotteaux-Pulaski Job Training Grants
08/01/07   Governor Awards Pliant Corporation and Teledyne Electronic Manufacturing Services Job Training Grants
08/01/07   Governor Awards Hughes Parker Industry and Modine Manufacturing Job Training Grants
08/01/07   Media Advisory: Schering-Plough to Receive Two Safety Awards

JULY 2007

07/26/07   30th Annual Safety & Health Congress a Success
07/26/07   June 2007 Unemployment Figures - County
07/25/07   Performance Pipe Receives Governor's Award of Excellence
07/25/07   Perdue Farms Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
07/25/07   Omni Tech Manufacturing Receives Governor's Award of Excellence
07/25/07   Jiffy Steamer Company, LLC, Receives SHARP Workplace Safety Award
07/25/07   Flowserve Corporation Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
07/25/07   Firestone Industrial Products Receives Governor's Award of Excellence
07/25/07   Cytec Industries Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
07/25/07   Cummins Filtration Receives Governor's Award of Excellence
07/25/07   Capro Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
07/25/07   Aleris International Inc. Receives Governor's Award of Excellence
07/25/07   Trane Company Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
07/25/07   Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
07/25/07   T.W. Frierson Contractor, Inc., Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
07/25/07   Rubbermaid Commercial Products Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
07/25/07   Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation Receives Governor's Award of Excellence
07/20/07   Governor Awards TRW/Fuji Valve Inc. Job Training Grant
07/19/07   Governor Awards Frito-Lay Inc. Job Training Grant
07/19/07   June 2007 Unemployment Figures - State
07/19/07   30th Annual Safety & Health Congress Next Week in Nashville
07/16/07   Governor Bredesen Awards $1 Million Rapid Response Grant to Maury County
07/05/07   Governor Awards Incentive Grant to the West Tennessee Workforce Investment Board
07/05/07   Governor Awards Incentive Grant to Dyersburg State Community College
07/05/07   Governor Awards Incentive Grant to Workforce Connections
07/05/07   Governor Awards Incentive Grant to Alliance for Business & Training
07/05/07   Governor Awards Incentive Grant to East Tennessee Human Resource Agency
07/03/07   Governor Awards Incentive Grant to Workforce Investment Network
07/03/07   Governor Awards Incentive Grant to South Central Tennessee Workforce Board
07/03/07   Governor Awards Incentive Grant to Nashville Career Advancement Center
07/03/07   Governor Awards Incentive Grant to Workforce Essentials
07/03/07   Governor Awards Incentive Grant to Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency
07/03/07   Governor Awards Incentive Grant to Workforce Solutions
07/03/07   Governor Awards Incentive Grant to Southeast Tennessee Development District
07/03/07   Governor Awards Incentive Grant to Walters State Community College

JUNE 2007

06/29/07   Governor Awards Nursing Grant to Upper Cumberland Area
06/21/07   May 2007 Unemployment Figures - County
06/18/07   Workers' Compensation Uninsured Employers Fund Collects Record Penalties
06/14/07   American Greetings Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
06/14/07   May 2007 Unemployment Figures - State
06/12/07   Media Advisory: American Greetings in Afton to Receive Commissioner's Safety Award
06/11/07   Whitson Lumber Receives Workplace Safety Award
06/08/07   M.I. Metals Receives Workplace Safety Award
06/07/07   Media Advisory: Whitson Lumber to Receive First SHARP Workplace Safety Award
06/06/07   Media Advisory: M.I. Metals to Receive Second SHARP Workplace Safety Award
06/01/07   Governor Awards Job Training Grant to Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency in Cookeville

MAY 2007

05/29/07   Tennessee Career Center at Jackson Gets New Home
05/24/07   April 2007 Unemployment Figures - County
05/17/07   April 2007 Unemployment Figures - State
05/15/07   Significant Job Growth Predicted Through 2008
05/10/07   Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Fall Safety Alert!
05/08/07   Governor Bredesen Announces Close to $2 Million Federal Award for Tennessee Department of Labor
05/01/07   Governor Proclaims May Safe Jobs for Youth Month

APRIL 2007

04/26/07   March 2007 Unemployment Figures - County
04/26/07   Media Advisory: 14 Area Companies Honored for Incumbent Worker Training
04/19/07   March 2007 Unemployment Figures - State
04/17/07   Trenching and Excavation Hazard Alert

MARCH 2007

03/29/07   February 2007 Unemployment Figures - County
03/29/07   International Paper Royal Blue Receives Second Volunteer STAR Safety Award
03/29/07   Thousands Expected to Attend Project Paycheck Job Fair
03/28/07   Governor Awards Claiborne Hauling Contractors Job Training Grant
03/28/07   Governor Awards Power Systems Job Training Grant
03/28/07   Governor Awards ConAgra Foods Job Training Grant
03/28/07   John Deere Receives Second Volunteer STAR Safety Award
03/27/07   Media Advisory: International Paper — Royal Blue to Receive Second STAR Workplace Safety Award
03/26/07   Media Advisory: John Deere Power Products to Receive Second STAR Workplace Safety Award
03/26/07   Media Advisory: Project Paycheck Helps Put Tennesseans Back to Work
03/22/07   February 2007 Unemployment Figures - State
03/22/07   Bush Hog Receives Workplace Safety Award
03/20/07   Olin Chlor-Alkali, Pen Gulf, and White Electrical Receive Governor's Safety Award
03/20/07   Media Advisory: Bush Hog to Receive Workplace Safety Award
03/16/07   Baldor Dodge Reliance Receives Workplace Safety Award
03/14/07   Media Advisory: Baldor Dodge Reliance to Receive Workplace Safety Award
03/08/07   January 2007 Unemployment Figures - County
03/02/07   International Paper's Customer Commitment Center Receives Third Volunteer STAR Safety Award
03/01/07   January 2007 Unemployment Figures - State

FEBRUARY 2007

02/28/07   Media Advisory: International Paper's Customer Commitment Center to Receive Third Workplace Safety Award
02/26/07   TOSHA Works to Reduce Sharps Injuries in Tennessee Healthcare Facilities
02/23/07   Governor Awards Valspar Coatings and UGN, Inc. in Jackson Job Training Grant
02/23/07   Governor Awards Southern Manufacturing Group in Morrison Job Training Grant
02/23/07   Governor Awards Rocky Top Market in Kingston Job Training Grant
02/23/07   Governor Awards NEO Products Corporation in Henderson Job Training Grant
02/23/07   Governor Awards National Industrial Concepts in Gallatin Job Training Grant
02/23/07   Governor Awards MTD Products in Weakley County Job Training Grant
02/23/07   Governor Awards J.M. Huber in Etowah Job Training Grant
02/23/07   Governor Awards Crossville Inc. in Chattanooga Job Training Grant
02/23/07   Governor Awards Brach's Confections in Chattanooga Job Training Grant
02/16/07   JOSEPH Construction, Inc., Receives Governor's Safety Award
02/14/07   Media Advisory: JOSEPH Construction, Inc., to Receive Workplace Safety Award
02/13/07   SHARE Network is Coming
02/07/07   Workers' Comp Reform Increases Penalties to Insurance Companies and Employers
02/02/07   DuPont Receives Third Volunteer STAR Safety Award
02/01/07   TOSHA Cites Dayton Chemical Manufacturing Company

JANUARY 2007

01/30/07   Kennametal, Inc. Receives Governor's Safety Award
01/26/07   Media Advisory: Kennametal, Inc., to Receive Workplace Safety Award
01/26/07   G&L Manufacturing Receives Workplace Safety Award
01/25/07   December 2006 Unemployment Figures - County
01/24/07   Media Advisory: G&L Manufacturing to Receive Workplace Safety Award
01/18/07   December 2006 Unemployment Figures - State
01/17/07   PolyOne DHCompounding Receives Two Workplace Safety Awards
01/11/07   Governor Awards Covington Company Job Training Grant
01/11/07   Governor Awards Jonesborough Company Job Training Grant