Up & Coming Weekly

December 26, 2018

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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26 UCW DECEMBER 26, 2018-JANUARY 1, 2019 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM CUMBERLAND Headquarters Library, 300 Maiden Lane Jan. 3, 2019 - Apr. 4, 2019 January 3: Cooking on a Budget Learn to cook cheap and easy meals. February 7: Financial Know-How Learn to set a budget, do your own taxes, and build credit. March 7: Living on Your Own Learn to find an apartment and renter's insurance. April 4: Physical & Mental Fitness Learn to stay in shape, physically and mentally. Basic Adulting 101 Did you score some great deals on electronics on Black Friday, or maybe you received a new gadget for Christmas? As we bring in new and updated technology into our homes, we might find that we have stacks of old and unused laptops, tvs, dvd players, cellphones, tablets and so much more. Residents can responsibly dispose of these and any other unused electronics at the Cumberland County Solid Waste Management landfill and container sites free of charge. By recycling electronics, you are diverting waste from the landfill and abiding by a state law that prohibits disposing of computer equipment, televisions and other electronics in North Carolina landfills. For more information about Solid Waste landfills and container sites, to include operating hours and locations, visit co.cumberland.nc.us/ solid-waste eWaste Recycling How-To Workshops for 16-24 Year Olds T he Cumberland County Workforce Development Board presented awards to program participants and partners during its 4th annual Recognition Banquet Nov. 27 at Cape Fear Botanical Garden. Workforce Development offers programs for youth, adults and dislocated workers at the Cumberland County NCWorks Career Center with the goal of increasing employment and training opportunities for the County's citizens as well as enhancing their productivity and competitiveness in the workplace. Award categories and recipients were: Outstanding Young Adults – Mona Chisholm, Erica Jackson, Sara Salisbury and Drew Daniels Outstanding Adults – Kerbeline Carter, Chanel Learson, Joseph Quiles, Tashana Scott and Tina Ugoagha Outstanding Employers – Barton Malow Company, CVS Health, Fayetteville Urban Ministry, Hoodz of Greater Fayetteville and e Staffing Alliance Outstanding Partnerships – NextGen Sector Healthcare Partnership and Pathways for Prosperity Outstanding Workforce Professionals – Dwight Butler and Robin Cousins Outstanding Workforce Board Member – Rodney Anderson For more information about how the Cumberland County NCWorks Career Center helps people find or train for jobs, go online to co.cumberland.nc.us/career-center or visit the center at 414 Ray Ave., Fayetteville. e Workforce Development Board is appointed and governed by the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners. Pictured from left are: Cumberland County Schools Superintendent Dr. Marvin Connelly, Nore Brantley of Cumberland County Schools, Cumberland County Board of Commissioners Chairman Larry Lancaster, Andrea Tebbe of the City of Fayetteville, Lamonty Bullock, Fayetteville Urban Ministry Emergency Assistance Coordinator Tracia Shaw, Fayetteville Urban Ministry Executive Director Johnny Wilson, Kally Wilson of CVS Health, Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Robert Van Geons, former Workforce Development Board member Cynthia Wilson, Workforce Development Board Co-Chair Rodney Anderson, Workforce Development Board Member Jody Risacher, Erica Jackson, Hoodz of Greater Fayetteville owner Phillip Raines, Mary Winfree of e Staffing Alliance, NC Works Career Center Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist Dwight Butler, Kerbeline Carter, North Carolina Justice Center Deputy Director of Policy and Engagement Adam Svolto, Tashana Scott, Laci Hammond of e Staffing Alliance, Drew Daniels, Chanel Learson, Workforce Development Board Member Joy Miller, Cumberland County Community Development Interim Director Dee Taylor, Mona Chisholm, Nicole Evans of Staffing Solutions and Roslyn Henderson of Barton Malow Company. Award recipients unable attend and not pictured are Sara Salisbury, Joseph Quiles, Tina Ugoagha and Robin Cousins. Workforce Development Awards News for Cumberland County Residents co.cumberland.nc.us Cumberland Matters

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