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Job fair to be held in Centre County

BELLEFONTE — PA CareerLink Centre County is pleased to announce its Summer Job Fair to be held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. June 12 at its 240 Match Factory location in Bellefonte.

Featuring part-time, full-time and seasonal openings, this job fair provides a one-stop chance to get hired for high school and college students, as well as those looking for supplementary income. Burger King, Chick-fil-A, Hanover Foods, Penn State Hospitality, Pizza Hut, Rite-Aid and Sheetz will be there looking to hire for multiple locations across Centre County. Wages for these companies range from $8.75 to $15 per hour.

Doors open at 1:45 p.m. for U.S. military veterans.

Fultz added to MCS Insurance Agency staff

LEWISTOWN — C. Mark Ostrowski, president of MCS Insurance Agency, announced Thursday the appointment of Ashley A. Fultz to the MCS Insurance Agency staff as a licensed insurance agent and customer service representative.

Fultz holds a property and casualty insurance license and works with both new and existing agency clients to provide comprehensive protection plans to meet clients’ individual needs and circumstances.

Prior to joining MCS Insurance, Fultz spent nine years in numerous customer-service roles at MCS Bank, the agency’s parent company. Most recently, she served as a customer service supervisor at the bank’s Lewistown office.

“I am pleased to welcome Ashley to MCS Insurance Agency. She is pleasant, easy to work with and her strong commitment to our clients’ well-being shows in the high standard of customer care,” Ostrowski said in a press release.

Ashley, her significant other Scott, and her daughter Alexa reside in Lewistown. She is a graduate of Indian Valley High School and grew up in Belleville.

New name for early childhood program

LEWISTOWN — The Parent Child Home Program, a leading early childhood school readiness program, has changed its name to ParentChild+.

ParentChild+ works one-on-one with families to ensure children achieve their potential in school and in life. Early Learning Specialists engage families and children 18 months through 3 years of age during weekly home visits by modeling reading, conversation and play activities.

In addition, families who participate and complete the program receive 23 free books and toys over the course of the year.

ParentChild+ is currently offered in Mifflin and Juniata counties through Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11 Community Education and Workforce Services. For more information, contact Shelby Liebegott at (717) 248-4942, ext. 135.

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