Archive for the ‘Let’s Move Campaign’ Category

Ms. Beverly Thomas, CEO of Regional Contracting Services a partner with Potomac JCC that offers construction employment opportunities. She talked to the student body about the importance of being drug free in the workplace. She also gave tips on things you should do at an interview to be ready, such as arrive early, have your [...]

Security Trade begins the day with a little physical training

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) participated in the 2nd annual YWCA Race to End Racism, April 28 at 9:00 a.m. on the West Side of Charleston. Staff and students joined hundreds in the 5K Run/1 Mile Walk that started and ended at Magic Island. The run/walk route passed [...]

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 [...]