End of Summer Celebration held at the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester on August 26, 2011.
View photos from the event below:
YouthWorks Day 2011 YouthWorks Day 2011 YouthWorks Staff Sarah Williams, MacKenzie D’Assis, and Denise Peterson YouthWorks Day 2011 Participant Brittany Taylor (City of Worcester) receives her YouthWorks program T-shirt. Jesse Edwards, Youth Director, City of Worcester Youth Opportunities Office; Sean McGauley Communications and Operations Specialist, Central MA Workforce Investment Board (WIB); Jill C. Dagilis, Worcester Community Action Council Executive Director; Jeff Turgeon, Executive Director, Central MA WIB. Youth sign-in for their chance at raffle prizes. YouthWorks participant and raffle prize winner Isaac Herrera (Pernet Family Health Service). Worcester City Councilor and WCAC Board Member Barbara Haller with WCAC Job Developer Todd Smith. WCAC Staff MacKenzie D’Assis and Denise Peterson. YouthWorks Staff Bob Tangney. Tim McGourthy, Acting Chief Development Officer, City of Worcester Office of Economic Neighborhood and Workforce Development, welcomes program participants. Jesse Edwards, Youth Director, City of Worcester Youth Opportunities Office, speaks about the importance of the youth employment opportunities in the City of Worcester. State Representative James O’Day congratulates youth on a successful summer. Yaw Boateng speaks about his experience working at Worcester Roots. Participant Eunice Morales provides highlights on her summer at Worcester Housing Authority. Chasity Nunez speaks about taking part in the Regional Environmental Council of Central MA’s YouthGROW program. Program participant Candace Evans talks about her time spent at the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester. Worcester City Councilor and WCAC Board Member Barbara Haller. Program participant and youth speaker Brittany Taylor (City of Worcester). YouthWorks Summer Jobs participants Amanda DeBrusk (YouthGROW) and Christopher Colon-Lopez (Worcester Housing Authority). Paul Hernandez, Youth Programs Coordinator, Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center and WCAC Board Member Winnie Octave. Natiqua Gomes participant worked at Worcester Probate Court. YouthWorks Summer Jobs program participants David Gendron (Worcester Technical High School) and Tarik Octave (Pernet Family Health Service) with Worcester Community Action Council, Inc. Executive Director Jill C. Dagilis. YouthWorks participant Andre Burrell (Whittier Terrace) with Jesse Edwards, City of Worcester Youth Opportunities Office. Worcester Community Action Council, Inc. Executive Director Jill C. Dagilis with YouthWorks Summer Jobs program participants (L to R) Emelyn Miburo (African Community Education) Virgil Cabral (Pernet Family Health Center), Tarik Octave (Pernet Family Health Service), Kephon Dimery (Park Steward – Green Hill Park), and Tyler Walker (Park Steward – Coes Pond). WCAC Executive Director Jill C. Dagilis with Kephon Dimery (Park Steward – Green Hill Park).
Photo Credit: Mary Turner