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Thank You: Mains School career fair plaudits

March 19, 2002

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the following individuals and organizations whose participation helped make our career fair a success. They gave our students an insight into some of the different careers and opportunities in the Valley. The students were introduced to the concepts of "careers" and "futures" and the relationship of education.

Organizers: Deborah Harrold, School to Career; Lupita Rodriguez and Mariza Arredondo.

Luncheon: Rosemary Martinez, Mains School.

Presenters: Julia Osuna, city of Calexico; Brian Bouck, EMT, El Centro Regional Medical Center; Jennifer Cordova, Calexico Unified School District; Rudy Ramirez and Diana Plascencia, JCPenny Co.; Adria Melendez, Calexico Family Resource Center; Abraham Belellano, CalWORKs; Milrose Basco and William Rodriguez, KSWT Channel 13; Tom Bouck, pilot, Continental Airlines; Sergio CabaƱas, COVANTA Geothermal; Tim Walker, Centinela State Prison.

Vehicles on display: Imperial County Office of Education mobile technology unit; U.S. Border Patrol; Calexico Fire Department; Calexico Police Department; U.S. Immigration canine unit; U.S. Customs canine unit; Pacific Bell Telephone; Safety First; Imperial County Sheriff's Office mobile command unit; Calexico towing.

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Resource tables display: El Centro Regional Medical Center physical therapy department; School to Career; One-Stop Employment Services; Government Agencies Federal Credit Union; Imperial County Health Department; McDonald's Restaurant - Calexico.

GLORIA CELAYA

Principal

Mains Elementary School

Calexico

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