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US Forest Service Job Corps Celebrates 50 Years of Transforming Lives

ASHEVILLE NC – Local leaders will join Forest Service officials and many others on Aug. 22, 2014 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Job Corps program. The celebration will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Schenck Job Corps administration building off of Highway 276 near Brevard, N.C. The event will include speeches and a tree planting ceremony.

We invite members of the public to join us for this very special celebration,” said Tammy Wentland, director of Schenck Job Corps Center.  “This is a great opportunity for people to learn more about a program that makes a difference in the lives of young adults. Every success is a life saved from poverty, crime, or a life of hardship and hopelessness.”

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/nfsnc/home/?cid=STELPRD3813908

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