WE Team Offerings: Zumba & Yoga

From the WE Team; the second sessions of Zumba and Yoga will begin the first week of November. Here are the details:

Zumba: A five week course on Wednesdays beginning November 3 (no session during Thanksgiving week) from 5:15-6 p.m. The cost of this course is $15. Payment must be made in Employee Professional Development & Enrichment prior to the start of the course.

Yoga: A five week course on Fridays beginning November 5 (n session during Thanksgiving week) from 12:15-12:45 p.m. The cost of this course is $15. Payment must be made in Employee Professional Development & Enrichment prior to the start of the course.

Questions can be directed to azainea@grcc.edu or ltimmer@grcc.edu

Federal Career Day (11/3/10)

Have you ever thought about a career with the federal government? Stop by the Applied Technology Center from 1:00-5:00 p.m. on November 3, 2010 and visit with representatives from several federal agencies to learn more about what opportunities are available.  Representatives from various federal agencies will discuss entry-level job opportunities and the benefits of employment with the federal government.  There will be opportunities for questions.

Agencies that will be on campus:

– United States Attorney’s Office
– U.S. Probation Office
– U.S. Secret Service
– Federal Public Defender
– Social Security Administration (SSA)
– Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
– U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
– U.S. Customs and Border Protection
– U.S. Department of Transportation
– U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
– U.S. Border Patrol
– U.S.Postal Inspection Service

In addition, there will be a variety of career-related events:

  • 2:30-3:00 p.m. Seminar: Learn about the process of applying for federal jobs.
  • 3:30-4:00 p.m. Panel Discussion

Sponsored by Counseling, Advising and Retention Services, Student Employment and Career Development Services.

10 Reasons why you Should “Live United” and Give to United Way!

1) United Way is in the unique position of being able to connect people through giving, volunteering and advocating to make a difference in our community

2) There is strength in numbers; together we can accomplish much more than any one group on its own.

3) United Way focuses its efforts on education, income and health, which are the building blocks to a good life.

4) United Way provides people with countless opportunities to give, advocate and volunteer to build a better, stronger community by working together.

5) United Way has 92 years of experience in this community and partners with many organizations to make sure we are all maximizing our strengths and our resources.

6) Payroll deductions through your employer make it easy, convenient and “painless” to give; plus, your dollars go farther when combined with others.

7) United Way’s 2-1-1 free referral hotline is a lifesaver to people in need, connecting them to the right agencies that can help them in their particular situation.

8) We fund programs such as Schools of Hope and First Steps that focus on prevention with a goal of solving problems before they begin. And they are achieving measurable results.

9) United Way funds 116 programs at 51 agencies, helping people of all ages and backgrounds, from seniors needing meals to babies needing health care.

10) You can be confident your donation will be well spent; partner programs meet strict guidelines and must prove exactly how they improve lives.

GRCC’s campaign begins November 1st. More information to follow.