FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 19, 2013
Contact: Sebastian D’Elia, 908-527-4419
Natalie Pineiro, 908-527-4035


Info Sessions on Union County Choices Program

to Continue on April 23rd, 24th and 25th


Union County – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in connection with Union County College, are continuing their series of information sessions on free job training in the healthcare industry this coming Tuesday, April 23rd, Wednesday, April 24th and Thursday, April 25th.

“Because of the high volume of interest in the Union County Choices program, we have decided to add additional information sessions to our schedule” said Freeholder Chairman Linda Carter. “I encourage those with an interest in healthcare to take advantage of this opportunity.”

The Union County Choices program, which is one of Carter’s initiatives as Chairman, is geared towards providing a range of skills and sector training to eligible job seekers in Union County’s priority economic development sectors.

The information sessions provide introductory information on free job training offered for Patient Care Technician and Medical Office Assistant; programs which are scheduled to begin June, 2013.

  • The information sessions will take place at the following locations:Tuesday, April 23rd at 6:00 p.m. – Plainfield Library 800 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
  • Wednesday, April 24th at 6:00 p.m. – Union County College, Kellogg Building 40 West Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ, 07202-2314
  • Thursday, April 25th at 2:00 p.m. -  Union County College, Kellogg Building 40 West Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ, 07202-2314

Sessions are free of charge to attend, and walk-ins are welcome although pre-registration is preferred. To register, or for more information on the Union County Choices program, please contact Gina Tuesta at gtuesta@ucnj.org. For registration purposes, please include your name, email address, and preferred session date.

In addition to attending the information session, to be considered for the Union County Choices program candidates must meet have a high school diploma or GED, TABE 8th Grade, be WIA eligible and complete a criminal background check prior to the start of the training program.

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