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Robins Federal holds "Cartwheels for a Cause" video contest

Robins Federal holds "Cartwheels for a Cause" video contest

Warner Robins, GA — Robins Federal Credit Union recently held a contest Cartwheels for a Cause. This contest allowed members to submit video entries highlighting their favorite charity for a chance at winning $5,000 for their charity and $1,000 for themselves.

Robins Federal received a total of 28 video entries representing various organizations in 9 different counties. After the deadline for video entry, all videos were posted to Robins Federal’s website and open to everyone for voting. Robins Federal received over 14,000 votes.

CTAE Students of the Year Honored at Annual Banquet

CTAE Students of the Year Honored at Annual Banquet

The Bibb County School District’s Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) Department announced the 2014 District CTAE Student of the Year at its third annual CTAE Student of the Year Banquet on Wednesday, March 19, at Southwest High School. During the program, outstanding CTAE students from each high school were recognized, before Westside High School’s Taylor Babbs was announced the district-level winner.

Northeast High School’s Christian Bell received second place among the honorees, and Rutland High School’s Christopher McCarter received third place. Other CTAE Students of the Year included Swanette Johnson, Central High School; Sandra Amadi, Howard High School; Jacob Crafton, Hutchings Career Center; and Crystal Battle, Southwest High School.

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central Georgia

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ toshare several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central Georgia

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ toshare several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.

Southwest Hosts Mock Interview Workshop

Southwest Hosts Mock Interview Workshop

On March 11-13, 2014, senior students enrolled in Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) classes at Southwest High School participated in Mock Interviews. These mock interviews exposed students to the interview portion of the college admissions, scholarship and job search process.

Students reported to the interviews with an entry level resume and application. Students said the interviews were beneficial in that they gained tips on marketing their skill set and increased their confidence in talking with potential employers.

Central High Hosts Inaugural Mock Interview Workshop

Central High Hosts Inaugural Mock Interview Workshop
Central High School held its inaugural Mock Interview Job Fair on March 11-13, 2014. Participating in the major event were seniors, juniors, and work-based learning students who are enrolled in courses in the area of Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE). Approximately 110 students came “dressed for success” to participate in the Mock Interview Job Fair. The purpose was to expose the students to the importance of interviews and the basic techniques for a successful interview. In addition to the job-search process, the event also focused on helping the students with interviews for things such as college admission and scholarships. The outstanding support of the interviewers made the event a huge success, also.

Arts, Antique gallery to open on Cherry Street

Arts, Antique gallery to open on Cherry Street

A new arts and antique gallery opens downtown on Cherry Street Wednesday.

Travis Jean celebrates with a ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. today. They're located at 530 Cherry Street.