Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 to 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training.
The Job Corps program is authorized by Title I-C of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (supersedes WIA 1998). For more information about the Job Corps program at a national level, please visit their Official Public Web Site.
Gary Job Corps Celebrates Mother’s Day With San Marcos Nursing And Rehabilitation
Representatives from Gary Job Corps and San Marcos Embassy Hotel and Conference Center have partnered for over 5 years in recognizing the Mom’s at San Marcos Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Mother’s Day Cards and Cookies were given to the residents of the nursing home sharing the joy of the season. Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mom’s from San Marcos Embassy Suites and Gary Job Corps.
Gary Job Corps Security Cadets at “Go Wheels Up!” Texas
Go Wheels Up! grew out of Cory Morrow’s dream of combining his passion for cars, aviation, and Texas cuisine with his lifelong pursuit of music into one giant ‘hullaballoo’.
Shooting for the stratosphere, he assembled an incredible team of expert event producers, celebrities, and business minds to create a multi-faceted festival that will be an unforgettable experience for the whole family! Forty-five Gary Job Corps’ security cadets assisted with traffic and crowd control over the three day event held at the San Marcos Regional Airport.
Clayton Corn, Event Coordinator stated that he was very impressed by the professionalism that was shown by the security cadets and as activities are arranged in the future, the cadets from the Gary Job Corps Center will be the go to group to help handle the crowd and traffic control. He was quoted in saying “The group from Gary Job Corp came through big time for us.
They added an invaluable aspect to the event not only with security, but with just their presence in the field.” The visitors to Go Wheels Up! were entertained by: Bret Michaels, Los Texmaniacs, Kevin Fowler, Red Bull Air Force, B-17 Texas Raiders, Rodney Foster, Dale Watson, Cory Morrow, Gospel Brunch with Josh Weathers, an Auto Show, P-51 Gunfighter, and food vendors.
Cinco de Mayo Celebration at the Hays County Courthouse
The Gary Job Corps’ Honor Guard opened up the Cinco de Mayo event, followed by Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra welcoming all attendees.
Judge Becerra, the first Hispanic County Judge in the history of Hays County, shared with the audience the importance of the Cinco de Mayo celebration to the residents of Hays County.
He further stated that the Office of the Hays County Judge would support an activity a month to be celebrated at the Courthouse area. Gina Alba Rogers, Hays County Historical Commission Tejano History Committee, further told of the role of the Hispanics people in Hays County recounting the history of the Alba family through the mid 1800’s.
Hundreds of Cinco de Mayo visitors celebrated with music, craft booths, and food throughout the afternoon.