The Times West Virginian

July 28, 2013

Goal is building on positives of students

Mon YouthBuild looking for young men, women who can make a difference

By Jonathan Williams
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT — Mon YouthBuild is looking for young men and women interested in pursuing their GED certification and learning new skills.

“We’re looking for young people that want to make a difference in improving their lives, getting a foothold on their future, but also improving elements of their community,” said Taylor Runner, program coordinator.

Mon YouthBuild falls under the umbrella of the Human Resource Development Foundation (HRDF), a private non-profit company that administers training programs throughout the state. The program itself is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor as one of about 250 similar programs across the country.

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