Kittrell Job Corps hosts Industry Council and Community Relations Council celebration

Jan. 10, 2013 @ 09:04 PM


On Dec. 11, Kittrell Job Corps Center hosted its Annual Industry Council and Community Relations Council Appreciation Celebration meeting at the Henderson Country Club.

Calling the meeting to order, Joan Robinson, business community liaison at the center, provided a safety topic. Leo Kelly, community relations president) welcomed the attendees introduced the guests. The Dr. Rev. Cassandra Sparrow conducted the invocation of the breakfast. A breakfast buffet followed, which included scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, breakfast potatoes, grits, biscuits with gravy, fresh fruit, ice tea and coffee and juice.

Eunice Johnson, director of operations at Del-Jen, greeted the guests and gave information concerning procurement of the center. Ty Graham, Kittrell Job Corps Center director, acknowledge the members efforts in helping to shape the training Job Corps students receive. She also delivered an update on the center, followed by closing remarks.

During the meeting, U.S. Sen.-R Richard Burr and Betty Jo Shepard, field representative, spoke about Graham’s leadership and the various changes she has made to improve the program. Dorothy Hunt, founder and Owner of Lifeline Outreach, remarked on how Job Corps turns lives around, sharing information of the quality of the services provided to students. Elizabeth Bryner, Job Corps Community Relations Council member, recalled a success story about a Job Corps graduate who enlisted in the military.

A total of 51 Industry Council and Community Relations Council members attended this event.