43°
Weather by

View Full Forecast

Login | Register

facebook Icon rss Icon twitter Icon

Contributed photoCulinary students in Martin Community Action's food service and beverage training class at East Carolina University prepared a meal as part of their graduation ceremony.

Contributed photoCulinary students in Martin Community Action's food service and beverage training class at East Carolina University prepared a meal as part of their graduation ceremony.

Training program helps put people to work

By Lynsey Horn

The Daily Reflector

0 Comments | Leave a Comment


Martin Community Action recently concluded a Community Services Block Grant training and job experience program that helped unemployed and underemployed individuals find employment and raise the family income enabling them to become self-sufficient.

A recovery program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Program, the program received $1 million to help citizens in Pitt, Martin and Beaufort counties. It began last October and ended in September.


“We're helping build self esteem, teaching how important it is to go to work on time and preparing them for whatever might come their way,” Faye Taylor, community services block grant director, said.

For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Daily Reflector. Current home delivery and electronic edition subscribers may log in to access this article at no charge. To become a subscriber, please click here or contact Customer Service at (252) 329-9505.

Bless your heart
Bless your heart