Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

The following students will be attending BridgeValley Community and Technical College today for exams earning their Healthcare Provider/BLS/AED CPR. We know they are prepared and will do great. All the best Panthers! DENTAL ASSISTANT STUDENTS: Brittany Anthony Cierra Bailey Terkyra Bradley Sarah Hoke David Humphrey Elsa Geremew Essence Lacks Saminta Paul Eric Putman Brittany Roberts [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) will feature various guest speakers at Monday Business Meetings during August in honor of “Black Business Month.” Our first guest speaker was Charles A. Parker a local entrepreneur dedicated to his profession and making a difference in the community. Parker’s mother attended the [...]

August 3, 2017, over 100 job seekers attended the Tug Valley Job & Resource fair in Belfry, KY. the event was cohosted by Congressmen Hal Rogers(R-KY) and Evan Jenkins (R-WV). Employers and educators form more than 40 business and schools offered jobs, education and training at the event. Both Congressmen work hard for the Appalachian [...]

Perkins Culinary students showed the community, the art of fine cuisine. The students prepared food for the “Evening at Tiffany’s” fundraiser event held at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg, KY on July 27, 2017.The event was sponsored by Mountain Comprehensive Care Center Regional Interagency Council as a fundraiser event for a teen center in [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) held a “Yes You Can Conference” Wednesday, July 12, 2017 to support student retention coordinated by Lisa Lewis, Student Personnel Officer. There were 40 students taken off center to the John XXIII Pastoral Center, Charleston, WV for an all day retention conference. Willie [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) held a joint meeting of the Community Relations and Workforce Council on Friday, July 21, 2017, 12:00 noon at the Charleston Marriott Town Center. Several members, guests, staff and students attended the luncheon and program featuring Student Success. Tia Welch, Business Community Liaison [...]

As part of the United Way of Mat-Su’s “Play 60” event held on July 12 at the Curtis Menard Sports Center, eight talented students from Alaska Job Corps demonstrated important aspects of Alaska Native culture to more than 100 children and even to two Seattle Seahawks football stars. The “Play 60” event is held each [...]

Youth2Youth student ambassadors from Carl D. Perkins Job Corps celebrated Fathers’ Day a bit early when they assisted the Floyd County Housing Authority with its fourth annual celebration of Fathers and Families on June 16. Y2Y Student Ambassadors Keana Davis and Melea Whaley talk with guests at the Fathers and Families event. The event, held [...]

Carl D. Perkins Job Corps students and staff joined hundreds of other volunteers June 17 for the annual Ohio River Sweep. The massive clean-up project spanned the six states that border the Ohio River, including West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. Volunteers picked up trash along more than 3000 miles of shoreline. This is the 28th [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center students in the male group, “Modern Man” volunteered at the first annual Juneteenth Celebration with lead sponsor, the governor’s Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs. The free event was open to the public and held at the Municipal Auditorium, June 19, 2017 from 3:30-9:00 p.m. with live music, dance, art, games, [...]