It's a Crippling Problem!

Did you know that the lack of a skilled workforce is the #1 reason many service industry businesses are limited in their growth?

For 30 years career paths into the trades have been eroded, creating a workforce crisis within the plumbing, electrical and HVAC residential service industries. Without an influx of new technicians, this problem will only increase. Yet, very few young people today are looking for careers in the trades (less than 6%).

We need your help to bring back these careers, and bring more women and men into the residential service industry! Explore the Trades and Troops to Trades would like to work with you to help you find more outst...

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Campaign Organizer: Renee Cardarelle, Executive Director


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This Event is Going to be BIG!
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6 pm to 11 pm
Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum, San Diego

Welcome Aboard!

The U.S.S Midway San Diego’s World War II Aircraft Carrier Museum is the last WWII carrier. Join us as we travel back in time with us to the 1940s. The evening will be filled with nostalgia, swing music and dancing, food, fun and a chance to tour this floating city on the sea!

Don't miss the boat!  Ticket prices increase September 2nd!

SPONSORSHIPS are also available! Sponsors will receive additional recognition at the event. Sponsorship levels can be seen at http://www.explorethetrades.org/u-s-s-midway-event/.


Renee Cardarelle
Executive Director

Ticket TypePriceQty
Get On Board - Table of Ten!$2,900.00
Get On Board - Party of Four$1,200.00
Get On Board - Individual Tickets$335.00
Help a Veteran AttendPurchase a ticket and help a veteran attend the evening$250.00
I'm On Board, But Can't Attend Donation!Get On Board with Troops to Trades and Explore the Trades!$500.00

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