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Turner Job Corps hosts annual Legislative Affairs Day and Luncheon

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

 Congressman Sanford Bishop is promoting the benefits of Turner Job Corps.
The Albany facility is the fourth largest job corps site in the country.
 It hosted its annual Legislative Affairs Day and Luncheon Wednesday.
 Bishop was the keynote speaker and highlighted Job Corps' efforts to boost the workforce in South Georgia.

“It allows placement, encouragement, and support; and will be a great great contribution to Job Corps and in turn the communities,” said  Congressman Sanford Bishop.

 The free luncheon was open to the public to make community leaders aware of what's happening at Turner Job Corps and to learn how the center can work better with the community to support workforce development.
 

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