Picente: Oneida County Youth Begin 2009 Summer Youth Employment Program With Work Readiness Day at MVCC

With more than 500 youth in attendance for Oneida County Work Readiness Day 2009, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., today kicked off the Oneida County Summer Youth Employment Program. Picente noted that this year’s program is larger than past years due to funding through the federal stimulus package that is helping Oneida County youth learn work skills.

Picente Announces Oneida County Youth Bureau Collaboration With The Utica Police Department, The Boys And Girls Club Of The Mohawk Valley, The City Of Utica Youth Bureau And The Community Foundation To Initiate Youth Summer Basketball League

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., today announced that the Oneida County Youth Bureau, the Utica Police Department, the Boys and Girls Club of the Mohawk Valley, the City of Utica Youth Bureau and the Community Foundation have formed a successful partnership to add the first ever Police Athletic (Summer Basketball) League to Oneida County’s wide range of high quality summer programming for youth ages 13-18.

Oneida County Office for the Aging and Continuing Care Host a Summer Picnic and Health, Wellness and Informational Fair on June 24, 2009

The Oneida County Office for the Aging and Continuing Care Senior Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs will be holding a Summer Picnic and Health, Wellness and Information Fair on June 24, 2009 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Roselawn Banquet House, 446 Main Street, New York Mills. 

Internet Café Project Teaches Young Adults Skills, Helps The Community

Oneida County Workforce Development has already begun instilling valuable lessons into its summer employees, through our Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). One of this year’s programs offered due to expanded funding through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act is a construction project at the Veterans Outreach Center in Utica, in which a group of young adults aged 19-24 are converting a part of the long-closed building into an Internet Café.

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