10 Sep 2014
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Job Corps program celebrates 50th anniversary  TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — About 100 Talking Leaves Job Corps students tossed their blue caps into the air Friday, making official their graduation from the program that awards at-risk youth a GED or high school diploma. The ceremony was held in the TLJC gymnasium…

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10 Sep 2014
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OTTUMWA – Mayor Tom Lazio read a proclamation on behalf of the City of Ottumwa, Thursday morning. Job Corps is celebrating its fifty year anniversary this week. In part of that celebration, Job Corps trainees gathered at Ottumwa’s Central Park. The Post spoke with Mayor Lazio to find out…

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10 Sep 2014
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DEVENS — Shriver Job Corps celebrated 50 years of workforce training on Wednesday, when state officials piled in to a packed auditorium at the Devens site to congratulate the center. The site is one of 125 federally funded Job Corps centers nationwide that offers vocational training to youth in…

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10 Sep 2014
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DEVENS – Shriver Job Corps celebrated 50 years of workforce training on Wednesday, when state officials piled in to a packed auditorium at the Devens site to congratulate the center. The site is one of 125 federally funded Job Corps centers nationwide that offers vocational training to youth in…

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10 Sep 2014

While the atmosphere was festive and laid back, the stories shared at the Columbia Basin Jobs Corps 50th anniversary were anything but. They were inspiring and meaningful. They are stories to be retold and shared with others for inspiration. Former students told of overcoming setbacks and challenges, with some…

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10 Sep 2014
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MOSES LAKE – Tammy Roloff said an incredible chain of circumstances got the new, accessible house she had always wanted for her family. Or, in her opinion, maybe divine intervention. The Roloff house was dedicated Saturday, the 13th house built by the Moses Lake chapter of Habitat for Humanity….

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10 Sep 2014
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MOSES LAKE – The holidays will be especially memorable this year for Alexandra Colin and her family. Colin, her three children Damian, 14; Adrian, 12 and Daisy, 8, and her mother, Graciela, will all get to celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s in a brand new home – a…

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10 Sep 2014
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MOSES LAKE- Habitat for Humanity of Greater Moses Lake handed out their most recent Golden Hammer Award this week, this time honoring Columbia Basin Job Corps instructor Tim Mitchell. Job Corps has played a big role in helping Habitat for Humanity construct homes for Moses Lake families over the…

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10 Sep 2014
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MOSES LAKE – David Gillett said it wasn’t easy, but he got help and he made it. The place he turned to for help was the Columbia Basin Job Corps. The legislation creating the Job Corps program was signed 50 years ago this week, and the Moses Lake campus…

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10 Sep 2014

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