Jess Duran Retirement

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Jess Duran at His Retirement Party – after 38 years of dedicated service to the Community

July 5, 2016: Jess Duran, Director of Community Services & Parks, came to the City of Glendale began in 1978 as an Administrative Analyst with the former Community Development & Housing Department to oversee the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the housing rehabilitation programs. Continue reading “Jess Duran Retirement”

$178,000 Awarded to VWDB to Train People with Autism


image: Aram Ohanis, chair for Glendale Community College's manufacturing department, directs students to the next presentation in the Engineering Design Manuafacturing HUB at an information meeting for a brand new program called the Uniquely Abled Academy at Glendale Community College in this May 5, 2016 photo. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Aram Ohanis, chair of Glendale Community College’s manufacturing department, directs students at information meeting for new program:  Uniquely Abled Academy at GCC, May 5, 2016 photo. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)

More than $175,000 was awarded to the Verdugo Workforce Development Board to train people with autism to operate computer-numerical-control, or CNC, machines, as well as help people with disabilities learn other workforce skills, the board announced this week. Continue reading “$178,000 Awarded to VWDB to Train People with Autism”