Archive for the ‘Let’s Move Campaign’ Category

At an all staff and student assembly, Mr. Donnie Johnson, Owner of P.R. Zone, presented Cross Fit Warrior t-shirts to the students who completed the training program at his facility. The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center Cross Fit program is led by Center Director, Eric Jones.  They conduct on center work out programs, and those that [...]

With only a few weeks left to register to vote, on September 15, 2016, the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center held a Voter Registration Campaign during lunch for the 2016 election. Voter registration cards and absentee ballot instructions were made available to the students who were interested in exercising their right to vote.  Student Diamond Hood, [...]

In a great finale to a week dedicated to health and fitness and hosted by the Jaguar Fitness Club, Charles Murray, the exercise physiologist, wellness coach and certified yoga instructor from New Lenox’s Silver Cross Hospital led a boot camp-style workout for staff and students on Aug. 18. Earlier in the week, Mr. Murray had [...]

The Alaska Job Corps program is more than a daily eight hour training program, five days a week. Both after class and on weekends, students continue to participate in leisure time activities with a purpose. Last weekend several students joined AKJCC Career Prep Instructor on an ascent of Matanuska Peak, 6119’. This is a strenuous [...]

Red Rock Job Corps Center supported the Dushore Founders’ Day Celebration by once again entering a team in the annual Outhouse Races and manning an outreach table throughout the day. Although the outhouse team didn’t win a prize, the team of (at left) Dal Mung, HBI Carpentry, Louis Everett and Abraham Logan, Auto Collision Repair, [...]

Learning Healthy Habits

August 21st, 2016

During a health awareness event that was held on Aug. 15 and sponsored by the Joliet Jaguar Fitness Club and Heals, students were honored to have guest speaker Charles Murray, an exercise physiologist who also is a wellness coach and a certified yoga instructor at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, Ill. Mr. Murray explained [...]

Saturday 8/13/16 RA Kareece Thompson took students Johnnie Vining, Justin Cornelius, Roberto Yong, and Evan Nabors all helped volunteer to oversee a 5k marathon to support the Young Futures Homeless Shelter​ in Ogden. The duties that they engaged in were keeping runners safe along their route, encouraging runners along their run, and handing water to [...]

6 Clearfield Students participated in the 2016 Stepin for Life 5K run to benefit the Northern Utah HIV/AIDS Project this year on August 6th. Three of the students placed in the top three at the finish line at the event which began at the MTC Learning Center pavilion in Ogden. This is the 5th year [...]

Everyone knows a little healthy competition is good. It can be fun and provides an outlet for students to burn off some excess energy. It can also help develop relationships and build communities. And that is what several of Oregon’s Job Corps centers are doing through flag football games. On July 14th, students from Timber [...]

Who: Indiana Tech University – Fort Wayne, Indiana When: June/July What: College Basketball Try-Outs and Scholarship tour Residential Advisor Mr. Haymon, (submitted 3 articles this week), and took 6 students up to Fort Wayne Indiana to try out for the Indiana Tech University basketball team. The students went through rigorous drills and exercises. Students were [...]