Long Beach Job Corps Hosts Recycling Drive Friday

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The Long Beach Job Corps Center students will join millions of youth around the world by hosting a recycling drive as one of their Global Youth Services Day projects on Friday, April 20, 2012 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Global Youth Service Day, the largest service event in the world, is an annual event that organizes youth to take action by improving their communities through service.

Long Beach residents are requested to please bring empty, clean soft drink cans and bottles to the center, which is located on 1903 Santa Fe Avenue in Long Beach. This one day event will help the environment.

Long Beach Job Corps Center has 300 students and offers career technical training in automobile technician, cement masonry, certified nurse assistant/home health aide, clinical medical assistant, facilities maintenance, glazing, medical office support, painting, and pharmacy technician.

Administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, Job Corps is the nation’s largest career technical training and education program for income-eligible students ages 16 through 24. Job Corps is a U.S. Department of Labor Equal Opportunity Employer Program.

To learn more about Long Beach Job Corps Center, please visit www.longbeach.jobcorps.gov.

For more information, contact Sandy Annino, Long Beach Job Corps Center Business and Community Liaison, at (562) 983-1777, ext. 2055, or annino.sandy.m@jobcorps.org.

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