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Upstate Giving, June 17, 2019

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CBL Foundation gives $5,000 to Greenville Technical College

The Citizens Building and Loan Charitable Foundation has given $5,000 to the Greenville Tech Foundation to support the school’s Quick Jobs with a Future program. The gift will provide tuition assistance to students from the greater Greer area.

Jennifer Jones of Citizens Building and Loan, second from right, presents a check to Mikelle Porter, left, Steve Hand and Michelle McCallum of Greenville Technical College. (Photo/Provided)The Citizens Building and Loan Charitable Foundation has helped 58 Greer students receive training through Quick Jobs, according to a news release. Quick Jobs with a Future provides short-term training to build the skills needed to enter a career field or qualify for a better position. Most participants are unemployed, underemployed or people re-entering the workforce. 

“Quick Jobs training is matched to local employer needs, and CBL is helping us provide more people with access to this life-changing opportunity. We are truly grateful to this long-time donor for giving locally to impact Greer in a meaningful way,” Ann Wright, vice president for advancement with the Greenville Tech Foundation, said in the release.

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