Texarkana College’s TC@TexAmericas Center site in New Boston, Texas, (Exit 206; Spur 86 off I-30 & Hwy 82) will offer an 8-hour Forklift Operator Training course for area Texas businesses and industries with classes available on August 13 and 14. Thanks to a grant from Texas Mutual Insurance, these courses will be offered free of charge. The Forklift Operator Training course has a limited number of seats available—on Aug. 13, two seats are available, and on Aug. 14, six seats are available.

Texas businesses pay no tuition or fees for their employees to attend this course. The instructor will be James W. Holt from the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service.

Interested business and industry partners can reserve spaces for their employees by contacting:

Joanne Rose, joanne.rose@texarkanacollege.edu, 903-823-3384, or

Paula Turner,Paula.Turner@texarkanacollege.edu, 903-823-3162

Austin-based Texas Mutual Insurance Company, a policyholder-owned company, is the state’s leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance. Texas Mutual provides coverage to 40 percent of the market, representing more than 66,000 companies, many of which are small businesses. Helping employers prevent workplace accidents is an important part of Texas Mutual’s mission, driving the company to invest millions in safety education grants across the state of Texas over the past 16 years.




For more information, please contact:
Scotty Hayes, TC@TexAmericas Center Director
Texarkana College

903-949-1559 (cell); 903-823-3110 (office)