A Team for Life
A Team for Life

A Team for Life

Date: August 2017 | WIOA | Monroe
“Timothy and Crisine Kennedy spent three years living in the Philippines before relocating to Monroe, Michigan. They enjoy adventure and spending time together so they thought...
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Driving Ambition
Driving Ambition

Driving Ambition

Date: January 2017 | WIOA| Monroe
Scott Kallenberg is a veteran and he attended the Information Session at the Michigan Works! Monroe Service Center in July of 2016 to inquire about services for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity (WIOA) Program. He was previously employed with Aramark Uniform Service as a Route Salesman...
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Music Inspires The Long Drive...To Success
Music Inspires The Long Drive...To Success

Music Inspires The Long Drive...To Success

Date: January 2017 | WIOA| Wayne
Everett Carter was a young father and husband with a sporadic work history. He had been homeless and burdened with financial and emotional demands resulting from his wife’s diagnosis of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Everett had no home, no job, no career, no stable employment history and no medical benefits ...
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Michigan Works Made Her New Life Possible
Michigan Works Made Her New Life Possible

Michigan Works Made Her New Life Possible

Date: June 2016 | WIOA | Southgate
Rachel Farrer came to the Michigan Works Southgate Service Center seeking Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Technician training. Rachel had recently relocated to Michigan from Alabama. Rachel had been job searching, but was having a difficult time...
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David Brewer
A New Life

From Homeless Vet to a Career

Date: January 2016 | WIOA | Southgate
David Brewer Sr., a veteran, came to the Michigan Works! Southgate Service Center seeking assistance in paying for training. He was homeless at the time and had no potential opportunities. David wanted employment and was looking...
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Donald Lewandowski Success Story
Donald Lewandowski Success Story

Donald Lewandowski Success Story

Date: September 2015 | WIOA | Southgate
Navy Veteran Don Lewandowski’s life changed in 2013 as a truck driver when he had a serious rollover accident on the highway. Don injured his shoulder...
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Chenethia Artis Wooten Hacks in to Success
Chenethia Artis Wooten Hacks in to Success

Chenethia Artis Wooten Hacks in to Success

Date: August 2015 | WIA | Southgate
When I became aware that my former employer was planning a mass employee layoff more than three years ago, I readied myself by networking and sending out resumes while investigating steps for applying for unemployment. Although I was eventually laid off, I remained optimistic throughout the process...
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A Down The Road
A Down The Road

And Down the Road

Date: 10.15.2014 | WIA | Wayne
A few months ago I was at a place in my life where far too many people are: Out of work, having difficulty finding it and out of money. Then I remembered Michigan Works! They began turning things around for me from day one ...
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Barbara Barreto
Barbara Barreto Success Story

Barbara Barreto

Date: February 2014 | WIA | Wayne
Barbara Barreto is a resilient, motivated, intelligent, hardworking individual. It's because of these distinctive traits that she has endured, overcome obstacles and challenges, and has ...
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Jones Chemicals, Inc.

Jones Chemicals, Inc. Commits to Vets

Date: July 2013 | WIA | Riverview
Jones Chemicals, Inc. (JCI) is the largest re-packager of Chlorine and one of the largest Industrial Bleach manufacturers in the world. Donald Skidmore Jr, Branch Manager for JCI, has made a strong commitment to hire Veterans whenever possible. A recent upturn ...
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A Dream Job

A Dream Job

Date: May 2013 | WIA Adult | Soutgate
Shirley Solgot had been unemployed for two years after being laid-off from a position in the financial services industry when she attended the orientation session at the Southgate Michigan Works in September ...
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