For Immediate Release Aug. 19, 2009Writer: Doctor Aal-AnubiaDirector of the Saint Augustine’s CollegeCommunity Development Corporatione-mail: email@example.comContact: Katrina DixDirector of External AffairsOffice: (919) 516-4608e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Employers recognized their summer youth employeesduring recognition ceremony
Saint Augustine’s College Community Development Corporationdemonstrates itscommitment to PresidentDianne Boardley Suber’sfourth strategic initiative,Community Engagement.On August 14, 2009, CapitalArea WorkforceDevelopment Board(CAWDB), organizers of theSummer YouthEmployment Program,along with more than 250youth, their families andlocal employer program participants gathered on the campus of SaintAugustine’s College in Emery Gymnasium to celebrate the success of the 2009 Jump-in-the-Job-Pool (JITJP) program participants.The JITJP program was funded by President Obama's American Recovery andReinvestment Act of 2009. The stimulus dollars allowed hundreds of WakeCounty youth the opportunity to gain meaningful employment. JITJPparticipant Minayesha Brown shared her experience with the audience andthanked her employer, Saint Augustine’s College Community DevelopmentCorporation, (SAC-CDC) for a wonderful and engaging summer workexperience.Saint Augustine’s College CDC and the Raleigh Lion’s club were two employersselected out of more than 120 to receive certificates of recognition. In addition,SAC-CDC also received a “
Making a Difference
” certificate for excellent peer andemployee service reviews.