Archive for the ‘Employer Partners’ Category

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 [...]

David Harris, from Louisville, Kentucky, stopped by Muhlenberg Job Corps to give an important message. His message to the CDL students was “stay the course.”   David explained to the enrolled students that his time at Muhlenberg Job Corps was so worth the hard work and effort. David started in November of 2016 in the Heavy [...]

Standard Utility Construction, Inc. representative Kathi Standish and other SUC  spoke to a group of North Texas Job Corps students who are enrolled in diverse construction career technical training programs.  Standish is the vice president of marketing of this family-owned business.  She told the NTJCC students that SUC is hiring and always has opportunities waiting for persons interested [...]

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 [...]

On March 27, Muhlenberg Job Corps Business Community Liaison Brian Hancock headed to Capitol Hill to visit with US Senator and representatives and their staff. The purpose of the visit was to share with elected officials the positive impact that Muhlenberg Job Corps has on the students it serves, the local community and its economy, [...]

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 [...]

United Way of Charleston aides Charleston Job Corps student with tax preparation. Members of Americorps NCCC were assigned in the Charleston area for a week and were able to assist Cassandra Curtis of United Way with Job Corps students tax preparation needs on Tuesday, March 12. This event was coordinated by Charleston Job Corps, BCL [...]

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. [...]

For the third year in a row, students and staff from Muhlenberg Job Corps volunteered to make the Read to Lead event for Muhlenberg County a huge success Students set the mood for the March 1st event by dressing as Dr. Seuss characters and interacting with community members and area youngsters. Student volunteers Abraham Wrigley, [...]