Workforce development nonprofit Skillpoint Alliance celebrated its 25th anniversary Nov. 7. The nonprofit, located at 8868 Research Blvd., Ste. 505, Austin, offers rapid skills-based training in high-demand occupations, including electricians, plumbers, nurse aides and heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technicians. The nonprofit was formed in 1994 in response to a shortage of skilled laborers. 512-323-6773.