The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services recognized National Child Abuse Prevention Month on April 23, 2015 at the center. April was designated as the national observance month by President Obama who stated, “NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in [...]

Students from the Charleston Job Corps Center joined young adults around the world to give back to their community through Global Youth Service Day (GYSD)/Earth Day on April 22, 2015. Business Community Liaison, Tia Welch kicked off activities with an Earth Day 2015 video during the Monday Business Meeting on Monday, April 20, 2015 for [...]

National Job Corps Association (NJCA) held a gala at the Mellon Auditorium, Washington DC on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. The gala was in celebration of Job Corps 50th Anniversary. Several congressional representatives, NJCA, Job Corps Contractors, center staff and students attended the successful event. Horizons Youth Services operator of the Charleston Job Corps Center sponsored [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operated by Horizons Youth Services, held its quarterly Community Relations Council (CRC) meeting on Friday, April 17, 2015 in the center gymnasium. Student, Brittny Katz a WV native and Office Administration student welcomed attendees as they arrived and read the Daily Motivator by Ralph Marston. Willie Brown, Center Director [...]

 Brenda Taylor, Ben Runyon and business community liaison Jimmie Slone attended the KY Career Centers National Career Readiness Certificate training on April 14 at Jenny Wiley State Park. The training was presented by Joe Paul NCRC Coordinator for the state of Ky. Taylor and Runyon are Career Transitions Readiness (CTR) Instructor s at the center. [...]

On Saturday April 11, Perkins students and staff participated in Judi’s Place run for courage’s 8th annual 5K run in Pikeville, Ky. The 5K is a fundraiser for Judi’s Place with all the proceeds from the race benefiting the program and continue to provide services which promote safety, justice, hope and healing for children who [...]

The Retired Senior Volunteers of Muhlenberg County visited the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center in late March to file twenty two student tax returns. This is the ninth consecutive year the RSVP volunteers have come to center to file tax returns free of charge for the students. The RSVP tax filing program has been in existence [...]

With Easter only weeks away, the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center recreation student leaders and staff thought it would be a good time to host the Centers 35th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt was held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 with over one hundred children and parents geared up for a festive Easter Eggstravaganza! [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center would like to congratulate Sherrione Demtsey, Deshawn Vaughan, and Leniqua Dabney for passing the National Certification test for Pharmacy Technician on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Students who complete the pharmacy technician trade with national certification increase their opportunities for employability and lifelong success in the health industry. Pharmacy Technician is [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center held its spring blood drive on April 2, 2015 in the center gymnasium. The blood drive was sponsored by Medical Office Support (MOS) under the instruction of Jennifer Lester. Students and staff look forward to donating blood to the American Red Cross knowing it will helps save lives in the [...]