Martha’s Vineyard Commission, Chamber presentation to focus on economy


David Augustinho, executive director of the Cape and Islands Workforce Investment Board, will talk about the economy and state funding for local business at a free presentation sponsored by the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce and the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Tuesday.

Mr. Augustinho will present data on the current national employment situation, including industry and employment data specific to Martha’s Vineyard. He will also provide information about the Workforce Training Fund, a state program that provides local businesses with matching grants to train employees, according to a press release.

Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity for questions. The presentation will be held from 4 to 5:30 pm at the commission offices in Oak Bluffs. Attendees are asked to RSVP to or call 508-693-0085, ext. 16, by Monday.