The Teen Connections program returns for its second year for ages 13-18, on Thursday, September 30, 2018, at 5 p.m., at the Cpl. Donald Ray Stevens Recreation Center (formerly Goosport), located at 1619 Cessford Street. The topic this month will be “Get Your Foot in the Door – Creating a Winning Resume.”

The Teen Connections program is free, and scheduled on the first and third Thursday of each month and is "designed to help teenagers with job skills, college prep, social media, interview skills, and ACT prep", and more. The classes are taught by local educators, government officials, and business leaders from the community.

According to a media release, J'anell Johnson, local Human Resources professional and member of the Imperial Calcasieu Human Resource Management Association (ICHRMA), will be the evening’s presenter."

The Calcasieu Parish Public Library will also be on hand to help students sign up for library cards and to provide information on their free resume writing resources.

Teen Connection began in October 2017 and has continued since with sessions scheduled for October and November. Sessions for December 6 and 13 will be held at the Ward 3 Recreation Huber Park Community Center, located at 2401 4th Avenue.

Anyone interested in offering services to the program, and for more details/information, contact the City of Lake Charles, 481.1280.


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