On June 24, 2015, the S.A.V.E. Club (Students Against Violence Everywhere) chose to participate in the All Love, NOH8 campaign to stand against discrimination and bullying of all kinds. Those who volunteered to participate in the full day campaign wore jeans and white t-shirts, placed duck-tape over their mouth, and painted NOH8 on their face. [...]

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center takes pride in having strong relationships with outreach & admission (OA)partners who recruit top notch students for the program. On Wednesday, July 15, 2015, Tennessee Admissions assisted with summer break student retrieval and visited the campus. While touring the Center, they were able to visit and reconnect with students they [...]

On Friday July 17, the Carl D. Perkins students and staff assist with the KY State Police annual golf tournament. This is the 12th year that Perkins has helped  with the tournament. Culinary students prepare lunch for the golfers with food provided by Horizons Youth Services. Perkins Executive assistant Ms. Marsha Hackworth also provides group pictures for [...]

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Bulldogs co-ed softball team currently competes in the Muhlenberg County Church league association. Most tournaments the Bulldogs compete in are for local charitable causes. Students enjoy competing because it provides physical and mental rewards. MJCC continues to educate students that community involvement and volunteerism are an investment in the community and [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) recognized National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, Monday, July 20, 2015 during weekly business meeting to bring awareness, decrease stigma, and improve quality of life for students and staff. Guest speaker, James “Jim” Strawn, Director of Marketing and Community Education, Highland Hospital shared [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) held a joint meeting of the Community Relations and Center Industry Council on Friday, July 17, 2015, 12:00 noon at the Charleston Marriott Town Center. Several members, staff, and guests were on hand to receive center updates and upcoming events by Willie Brown, [...]

Carl D. Perkins students spent two weeks assisting with the Floyd County 4-H summer camps held at local elementary schools. Students work with youngsters at Betsy Layne  and Prestonsburg elementary. Students got to help  with  craft projects, basketball skills, drawing , painting, and various games. 4-H is the nation’s largest positive youth development and youth mentoring organization, empowering [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center students are rolling up their sleeves to provide community service during the summer break. Several students are lending a hand at the Roark Sullivan Lifeway Center (RSLC) in the Veteran’s building to provide summer clean-up for forthcoming renovations. Students are organizing the food pantry, sorting clothing donations, deep cleaning, vacuuming, [...]

On Friday, June 26, 2015, staff and students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center were proud to participate in the Muhlenberg County Relay for Life event to benefit cancer research. The Bulldog Angels fundraising club sponsored Friday Jean Days for monetary donations and the Center was also able to add in a corporate match donation. [...]

MJCC Top Leadership takes a break! On Monday, June 22, 2015, leadership students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center kicked off the week with a little water and sun! The students enjoyed a full day incentive trip to Burdette Water Park. Burdette park is one of the largest aquatic centers in the Midwest. Leaders enjoyed [...]