Cheney Brothers Receives Training Grant
Food distributor Cheney Brothers, in partnership with Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW), has been awarded a $524,000 grant to hire and train onsite up to 330 new employees. Cheney Brothers Inc. began its family business in 1925 in West Palm Beach with one truck delivering eggs, milk and butter. It has grown into one of the largest food and beverage service distributors across the Southeast. FSW administers the Quick Response Training (QRT) grants in Southwest Florida by working closely with the state of Florida Economic Development Office. FSW has been successful in securing $2.6M in QRT funds to train more than 1,400 new hires since July 1, 2017.