The ACE Training and Scholarship Foundation was established in response to two demonstrated needs in our community. The first is that an increasing number of individuals inquire about upgrading their educational, trade and technical skills to stay competitive in today's economy, only to find the cost beyond their reach. Secondly, numerous small businesses have indicated a need for their current employees to upgrade their skills including technology, English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), and workplace readiness . Information and an application can be found at