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 Job Corps Students Start Saving for the Future

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (02/02/15) – The Muhlenberg County Job Corps Center has released the following report regarding a banking institution that has stepped forward to help local Job Corps students.

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center would like to thank Woodforest Bank for continuously reaching out to educate and assist our students with financial education and banking services. Recently, nine students opened their first checking account with Woodforest Bank. Woodforest and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) recognize the importance of financial education, particularly for those with little or no banking experience.

Bank representatives Jamie Braem, Lindsay Williams and Nicholas Pear came to the center to assist the students with their first banking experience.

Thanks Woodforest for being a part of the many ‘firsts’ for our students!

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center, located in Greenville, Kentucky serves disadvantaged youth ages 17-24. They obtain vocational skill training they need to be successful in their chosen career. Over 70% of Job Corps student earn industry-recognized credentials in one or more than 100 trades in high growth industries. Year in and year out, for the past 50 years, the Job Corps program has been a beacon of hope and opportunity for over 2.7 million young people. Muhlenberg offers training and certifications in heavy equipment operating, welding, class B CDL, construction equipment mechanics, certified nursing assistant, clinical medical assistant, pharmacy technology and medical office support. Should you know someone who could benefit from this free program, please contact Karen Robinson at (270) 377-3269.

Information provided by Karen Robinson
Posted by J.L. Graham
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