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Senator Gillibrand will tour Job Corps this morning

Staff Reports Posted 27 October 2014 at 12:00 am

MEDINA – U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will be in Orleans County this morning to tour the Iroquois Job Corps Center on Tibbitts Road in the Town of Shelby.

Gillibrand will meet with students and staff. Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program for disconnected young people ages 16 through 24. Gillibrand wants to hear firsthand from students how the program is preparing them for 21st century jobs.

The Iroquois Job Corps Center is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and uses its training programs to help its students improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. The center is celebrating its 50th anniversary.