Posts Tagged ‘Muhlenberg Job Corps’

On the April 8th, Melinda Gibbons Prunty, State Representative of 15th District, swung by Muhlenberg Job Corps for a meeting.  Rep. Gibbons Prunty met with Brian Hancock, the new Business Community Liaison at Muhlen­berg Job Corps Center. One thing he wanted to discuss was how to assist students better who age out of foster care. [...]

Center Director, Pete LaFleur, brought more than just a storied career in Job Corps, he also brought his passion for the skill of gardening. 2019 brings the third year of Pete’s Gardening Club at Muhlenberg Job Corps. Each year, the number of students has increased in the Gardening Club. The size of the club is [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

On March 27th, representatives from Job Corps Centers operated by Horizons Youth Services were on Capitol Hill to report on Job Corps’ current program status as well as Job Corps’ many accomplishments. There were three topics focused on during the meeting with Congressman Comer: the need for continued government support; converging on the success of [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

On February 21, Muhlenberg Job Corps hosted its annual Community Relations Council meeting. Brian Hancock, MJCC’s new BCL, worked hard to gather some of the great community influences. Heather Melton, MJCC’s Food Service Manager, helped her staff prepare a top notch meal. Heather thought country fried steak, mashed potatoes & gravy, salad and desert would [...]