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Job Corps Students a ‘Blessing’ to Communities

More than 250 Job Corps students and staff members joined local volunteers from Louisiana’s Lafayette and Vermilion parishes this fall to participate in a 12-home Habitat for Humanity blitz build. The two parishes were hit hard by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005 and again by Gustav and Ike in 2008. Home Builders Institute programs […]

December 8, 2008 in Uncategorized by

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Latino Drug Rehab Greeted

Facility worked with neighbors By Lee Hammel TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF lhammel@telegram.com WORCESTER— A planned substance abuse treatment facility for Latino males is not running into the opposition that some other social programs in Worcester have encountered. City Manager Michael V. O’Brien said he believes that the Latin American Health Alliance has done “due diligence” […]

October 13, 2008 in Uncategorized by

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Hector Reyes House in works; Vernon Street site being readied

Byline: Lee Hammel WORCESTER – An opening date finally is in sight for the Hector E. Reyes House, a residential substance abuse treatment program planned for 25 Latino males. Renovations are nearing completion at the three-story building at 27 Vernon St. and an open house is set for Oct. 27, according to Dr. Mattie Castiel, […]

October 2, 2008 in Uncategorized by

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