Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

Tuesday, April 9, the Perkins students and staff partnered with the American Red Cross to hold its 2nd blood drive of the year. The Students and Staff donated over 25 usable pints of blood for the drive. With April being National Volunteer Month Carl D. Perkins was happy to team up with the American Red [...]

Kassidy Cobb, a 16 year old Muhlenberg county girl, noticed a need for cemetery preservation a couple of years ago. Kassidy, who loves her community, felt the utmost historical importance for cleaning up a few cemeteries was a good idea. She noticed a few of them were overgrown by weeds, brambles, and low-lying vegetation due [...]

Perkins Job Corps students read the book “Just a Snowman” to the preschoolers and led a craft activity related to the book. Assisting the students were Perkins Job Corps Reading Instructor Betty Bartlett and Math Instructor Deborah Osborne. The reading event at Porter Elementary was one of many across the country in honor of the [...]

The Women’s Club of Charleston held its monthly General Membership Luncheon on April 3, 2019 at the clubhouse with over 50 women attending. This month the Arts & Education Committee was in charge of the meeting. Member Tia Welch, committee chair requested two students from the Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) to assist following the [...]

Springdale Job Corps Center students spent an evening in February packing oranges and potatoes at the Oregon Food Bank. After working through a sea of produce, they learned how much of an impact their efforts had: a total of 18,406lbs of oranges and 10,027lbs of potatoes sorted and packed. During the two-hours at the Oregon [...]

Springdale Job Corps Center hosted a very successful blood drive with the American Red Cross. The student-lead drive registered 33 donors with 23 of those donating for the first time. The Red Cross collected 27 units of blood, breaking down to each donor helping up to three people, and collectively helping 81 people in need [...]

Springdale Job Corps Center had three students volunteer for Read Across America Day at Corbett Grade School. The two-hour reading event took place February 28, 2019 and gave Springdale students the opportunity to read to five classes ranging from kindergarten to third grade. For the participating Springdale students, this was their first opportunity reading to [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps continuously looks forward to helping the American Red Cross with their annual blood drive to help save lives. This years’ event was no different, with the students and staff showing their support by providing assistance as well as giving blood. Each time Muhlenberg Job Corps hosts a blood drive event, they set [...]

In observance of National Women’s Day, Charleston Job Corps Center held a Women’s Fashion Show to honor the women of our center on Saturday, March 9. Area Vendors from the West Virginia’s Black Women Owned Businesses agreed to provide the clothing of which students would model during the Fashion Show. Our National Women’s Day Fashion [...]

A work-based learning internship at an area assisted living facility has flamed a passion for the medical field in Muhlenberg Job Corps student Eva Morales-Andino. Her experience working with senior citizens at The Courtyard assisted living facility in Central City, KY, “has helped me decide I want to be in the medical field,” Morales-Andino said. [...]