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Woodwork Institute awards scholarships to six postsecondary students

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Woodwork Institute’s C.C. Bernhauer Jr. Scholarship Foundation announced the awarding of scholarships to six architectural millwork students, including three enrolled at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kan. The foundation, named in honor of former longtime WI member C.E. (Ed) Bernhauer Jr. of Fresno Planing Mill, has awarded more than $65,000 to approximately 60 students since its inception in 1997. This year’s scholarship recipients include:

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Symbiote grows its production facility

ZEELAND, MI – Symbiote, a furniture manufacturer, has expanded its operations in Zeeland in a move that officials says will create seven new jobs. Symbiote, which makes furniture such as work tables and storage for the biotechnology, education, healthcare and security industries, invested $626,000 to expand its operations, according to Lakeshore Advantage, an economic development organization.