For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Luisa Whipple
(727) 461-2990, Ext. 3267
(New Port Richey, FL – Dec. 14, 2022) – The CareerSource Pasco Hernando Youth Program celebrates participants as they attain their high school diplomas, despite the challenges they faced. Moving past personal setbacks, tragedies, and lack of support situations, these young adults demonstrated the dedication and desire needed to be successful on their path towards adulthood.
“For many on this stage, these diplomas are more than a piece of paper.” said Dannielle Brun, Operations Director. “It is the beginning of their professional lives that can put these graduates on the right trajectory for job security and financial stability. We wish them a life full of opportunity and amazing success.”
Media are invited to cover the graduation ceremony and proceedings:
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 15
Participating media outlets are invited to interview youth.
Please connect with an Eckerd Connects liaison on site (Dannielle Brun) for guidance on which youth are permitted to appear on camera.
WHERE: Gateway Bible Church
5338 Freeport Drive
Spring Hill, Florida 34606
CareerSource Pasco Hernando’s Youth Program aims to arm young adults with the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace. The program was created to serve and connect young adults between the ages of 18-24 with job opportunities and the resources to overcome obstacles and barriers on the way to self-sufficiency.
Eckerd Connects is the contracted provider for WIOA Youth Services in the Pasco Hernando region offering personalized education, paid work experience and a wide range of outlets for young adults to obtain exposure to various professional environments. Eckerd operates youth programing in three CareerSource Pasco Hernando centers within this region; Brooksville, Dade City and New Port Richey.
About Eckerd Connects
Eckerd Connects was founded in 1968 by Jack and Ruth Eckerd with the belief that everyone deserves the opportunity to succeed. The national nonprofit organization has connected about 316,000 people to the help they need through programs in job corps, workforce development, juvenile justice, and family & children services.
For more information about Eckerd Connects, visit www.eckerd.org.