Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) is observing National Safety Month with various activities, events and speakers. The center’s Youth-2-Youth (Y2Y) Partners 4 Peace: Campaign Against violence is meeting with First Responders to discuss safety on center and in the local community. The first visit was held with the [...]

The Whitney Young Job Corps CNA students participated in a 7 week nutrition course in partnership with Shelby County Kentucky Extension Cooperatives office – a division of the University of Kentucky. CNA students learn how to read nutrition information on food labels and how to cook healthier meals. Shelby County Kentucky Extension Cooperatives Instructor, Sara [...]

On Thursday, June 7, Perkins Youth2Youth Student Ambassadors along with their staff sponsor Jimmie Wilson, assisted the Floyd County Housing Authority with their annual Summer Block Party held at the Warco Housing, in Langley, KY. Several Community Partners along with Perkins set up tables with helpful resources for the residents living at Warco. The Perkins [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps Brick Masonry students joined the Frenchburg Brick Masonry Job Corps students to complete a major concrete wall project at the Frenchburg Job Corps Academy. Giving both brick masonry students outstanding on the job experience as they worked on the project for four days together and completed it by the expected timeline. [...]

Carl D. Perkins students celebrate Older American Month with area residents. Every May, the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nations observance of older Americans Month. This year, Carl D. Perkins Job Corps got involved by working with the Riverview Nursing home in Prestonsburg, KY. Students visited the center [...]

Team work makes the dream work – Go team Potomac

Electrical I  & II  team  with HBI Instructor working on  Center CTST Project Potomac’s Dream Team

Edison Job Corps

May 24th, 2018

April 22, 2018-  The BCL and Recreation Specialist along with 7 Edison Job Corps students celebrated Earth Day at Papaianni Park. This day is celebrated each year to inspire awareness of and appreciation for the Earth’s environment.  The Edison Job Corps Academy was proud to support the community. The Job Corps students also received 5 trees [...]

April 27, 2018- The BCL hosted the  Edison Job Corps Academy quarterly Community blood drive for students. Students were focused on saving lives through blood donation for local hospitals and urgent care clinics in need. The Edison Job Corps Academy came together to make a difference for people in need. The automotive staff  and cafeteria [...]

Perkins Office Administration students along with their instructor Melissa Morrison assisted the Big Sandy Area Development district with their annual big Sandy Senior Olympics on Friday May 18, at Dewey Lake in Prestonsburg, KY. Nearly 300 Seniors turned out for the event from the Big Sandy Region. the Perkins students assisted with games such as [...]