Archive for the ‘Policymakers’ Category

Pete LaFleur, Muhlenberg Job Corps’ Center Director, and Brian Hancock, Muhlenberg Job Corps’ Business Community Liaison, attended the first “KY Works Collaborative” meeting in Frankfurt on February 28. The meeting was led by Governor Matt Bevin and Melissa Aguilar, KY Workforce Investment Board Executive Director. Numerous cabinet members attended, such as: state labor, education, human [...]

The Business Community Liaison, Nancy Shepherd sent a request to the Office of Senator Alex Mooney in an attempt to schedule a meeting with the Congressman during the upcoming hill visit In March and was fortunate to receive a message from his District Director, Chad Story requesting a meeting.  The Meeting was held on Feb [...]

Y2Y (Youth to Youth) Ambassadors from the Whitney Young Job Corps Center operated by Horizon Youth Services headed to Frankfort, KY to meet with Senator Whitney Westerfield. The Y2Y student ambassadors lobbied for an anti-bullying bill name Alex Law. Senator Westerfield was very supportive and stated that the passage of the bill will take time [...]

Whitney Young SGA visits Capitol

February 11th, 2019

Whitney Young Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services participated in the national Job Shadowing program. SGA – Student Gov’t Association students met with Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton and State Senator Paul Hornback. Students asked great questions and both elected official stated what their roles and responsibilities are and how a typical work day [...]

Center Director, Angela Rackley Meets with the Mayor of Huntington Angela Rackley, Center Director for the Charleston Job Corps Center had a meeting with Mayor Williams of Huntington to discuss a partnership in order to tap into the untapped recruiting area of Cabell County. Because the area is less than an hour away from Charleston, [...]

By: Brian Hancock GILBERTSVILLE, Ky – The West Kentucky Workforce had their annual board meeting on January 15 at the Kentucky Dam Village Convention Center located in Gilbertsville, KY.  Peter LaFleur, MJC Center Director, Gavin Gorham, MJC Director of Career Services, Troy Fitzhugh, MJC Director of Student Training, and Brian Hancock, MJC Business Community Liaison, [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps Cement grad takes his training to the next level by enrolling in the Cement Advance training program at the Gary Job Corps Center in Texas. He started in April and plans to complete in August and already has two career opportunities in the cement industry. “It feels good to have options,” [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operating under Horizons Youth Services attended the Salvation Army of Hope Gala, May 17, 2018 at the Clay Center for Arts & Sciences. The event was the first of its kind for the Salvation Army of Charleston WV. A welcome was given by Area Commander Major Brooks Gilliam. The recognition [...]

Pictured left to right: Peter Calvo, President Horizons Youth Services, Jodi Asby, BCL Muhlenberg Job Corps, Congressman Thomas Massie, Jimmie Wilson, BCL Carl D. Perkins Job Corps, Janette Sweeney, BCL Whitney Young Job Corps, and Sandra Catalin, President InSights Training Group. Perkins Job Corps Business Community Liaison (BCL) joined other Kentucky BCL’s and Horizons Youth Services [...]

Please join me in thanking our U.S. Senator Joe Manchin III for signing the Dear Colleague Letter to support Job Corps FY 2019 funding. The local office number is (304) 342-5855 and Washington D.C. Office (202) 224-3954. We were graciously informed from the office of U.S. Senator Capito in Washington D.C. that she is on [...]