Posts Tagged ‘Penobscot Job Corps’

  2012 was a very good year for the partnership between the Penobscot Job Corps Academy and the Bangor Chapter of the American Red Cross. Six blood drives were held on the PJCA campus and the goal for the year was 322 units. Becky MacManus, Donor Recruitment Representative for Bangor reported that during the year [...]

11/21/12. A long standing tradition continued at the Penobscot Job Corps Academy today as staff served students a traditional Thanksgiving meal during both lunches. Early Christmas carols could be heard on the serving line as staff served up roasted turkey & stuffing, prime rib, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, squash, sweet potatoes, warm rolls and [...]

The week of October 22, 2012,180 students and 20 staff members of the Penobscot Job Corps Academy participated in community service projects throughout Eastern Maine in conjuction with America’s largest day of service, Make A Difference Day (Saturday, October 27, 2012). Continuing a long standing tradition the PJCA joined with old and new community partners [...]

Penobscot Job Corps Academy Math and Reading instructor Tim Drown has multiple sclerosis. This past Saturday, September 29th, ten PJCA students, teaching colleague Emily Cyr,  Tim’s wife and daughter’s joined together in support as members of “Team Drown!” The 5K walk, held in Brewer, Maine, was sponsored by the Greater New England chapter of the National [...]

On Sunday September 16, 2012, 42 members of the Penobscot Job Corps Academy community raced, walked and cheered as part of a group of 4,500 who participated in the 16th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on the Bangor, Maine waterfront. Top finisher for PJCA was student Ben Sinclair who placed 22nd out [...]

Hi, my name is Emily Watson and I am a Home Builders Institute (HBI) student. On the date of August 14th 2012, our instructor, Mark Martin assigned HBI a task for the American Folk Festival (AFF) that is held in Bangor, Maine the weekend of August 24-26, 2012. He told us that we were going [...]

On Thursday, August 16, 2012 the Penobscot Job Corps Academy (PJCA) held its fourth blood drive of the year at the PJCA campus. Rebecca MacManus of the American Red Cross Blood Services reported that there were 84 presenting donors, which resulted in 63 units of blood and 17 of the donors were first time givers! [...]

The week of August 10 – 18, 2012, marked the eighth year in a row that the Penobscot Job Corps Academy (PJCA) Culinary Arts department has provided catering services for the Senior League World Series in Bangor, Maine. The Senior League World Series features ten teams of 14 -16 year olds; that include five United States [...]

8/6/12  Fourteen welders from the Penobscot Job Corps Academy (PJCA)  passed their theatrical debut  at the Penobscot Theatre (PT) in Bangor this past Monday. In 73 minutes over 100 old theatre seats were disassembled and brought down from the balcony to an outside staging area to be recycled. The PT is reorganizing their storage areas and reached [...]