Job Corps opens 1994 time capsule on 50th anniversary
The capsules are made of PVC pipe and were buried by Turner students to mark the 30th anniversary of Job Corps in 1994
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -
Community members and workers celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Turner Job Corps in Albany by digging up and opening a time capsule from 20 years ago.
The capsule, placed in the ground in 1994, contained video on VHS tape, a magazine, a T-shirt commemorating the Corps' 30th anniversary, among other items.
Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program managed by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through vocational and academic training.
Some of the individuals and staff members who retired, but were apart of the ceremony. They've returned so they can see what they buried.
"Oh I think its great. I worked here for 8 years. I thought Job Corp program was outstanding opportunity for young people," said former Administration Director Bob Adams.
A new time capsule was planted today and it will be dug up in 2034.