Lilah Rourke came to GST Michigan Works in October of 2017 seeking help in becoming a Certified Nurse Aide.  Lila was a young, single mother who had discontinued college after her freshman year due to an unexpected pregnancy.  She was working a part-time cashier job at a local store to support her child.  However, 20 […]

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Production Development Systems is a small industrial automation producer in Sandusky. They are a very agile and innovative company, with a visionary leader who is keenly aware of trends and opportunities in the marketplace. To these ends, PDS has recently become a certified Fanuc Integrator, meaning they are licensed to include Fanuc branded robots in […]

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Tessa began working with GST Michigan Works! on 6/01/17. She is a single mom and was in the process of completing her Associate’s Degree for her R.N. through Kirtland College in Roscommon. She was having a difficult time juggling college and living expenses. GST Michigan Works! was able to provide $6,000 towards her two final semesters. She successfully completed her degree […]

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  On November 2, 2018, the   Out of School Youth program participants from GST Michigan Works! learned the qualifications and necessary training to become a CNC operator/machinist when they participated in a Talent Tour at Ultra-Dex, USA, a tooling manufacturing company located in Flushing, MI. Students on the Talent Tour were able to observe a […]

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Enocencia Garza is an Adult participant from the Greater Flint Health Coalition’s Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program, a GST Michigan Works Service Provider. Ms. Garza first learned about tuition assistance from the FHEO Program after meeting with one of the Program’s community partners, Charter Healthcare Training Center. After finding herself unemployed for the first […]

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Bria Rencher is a Youth participant from the Greater Flint Health Coalition’s Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program, a GST Michigan Works Service Provider. Ms. Rencher had recently moved from Georgia to Michigan after graduating from High School and was looking to begin her career in healthcare. She attended an Information Session after learning about […]

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When Rob Evoy first visited Michigan Works! in May of 1991, he remembers being required to sign up through the unemployment office as a VA requirement. He started a career in law enforcement November of that same year and remained gainfully employed until December of 2012 when a traumatic incident took place at work.  An […]

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The Garfield Inn, located in scenic Port Austin, was looking to hire a server/housekeeper like a lot of restaurant/motel businesses along the Lake Huron shore. Glen Roth, President, and Owner of the business interviewed an individual who demonstrated the right attitude, personality and seemed very motivated…but shared the issue and struggles of being a returning […]

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