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Vail Valley: CMC to offer free job-skills program

Daily Staff ReportNewsroom@vaildaily.comVail, CO, Colorado

Colorado Mountain College in Edwards, Colorado Workforce Centers and Eagle County Health and Human Services is offering “Moving Toward Success,” a 30-hour career skills program and a 16-hour life skills and financial freedom program. The classes are available at no cost to Vail Valley residents.Eligible candidates must be at least 18 years old and meet income requirements. Candidates can include those who are unemployed or underemployed, or self-employed individuals who haven’t paid themselves a large salary in the last 30 days. The Moving Toward Success series has two parts: • Journey to the Job that’s Right for You: Wednesdays, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sept. 1 – 29 at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards.• Pathway to Positive Life Skills & Financial Freedom: Fridays, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Sept. 3 – 24 at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards.The program is funded by a federal Community Services Block Grant and a federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant through Eagle County Health and Human Services.Space is limited and the deadline to apply is Aug. 25. For more information on the program, details on income and other requirements, or to complete an application, go to http://www.coloradomtn.edu/mts or call the Edwards Workforce Center, 970-926-4440.