CENSUS BUREAU MEDIA ADVISORY: Census Bureau Participates in Manufacturing Day Oct. 5 in San Diego

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Census Bureau:

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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.

Public Information Office
e-mail: pio@census.gov

SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau