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                                Stacey Drake stands with a sold sign on the porch of the house that she was able to purchase after getting a job working for VBC | Manufacturer – Hamlet. Drake learned about the company by taking a pre-employment training class at Richmond Community College.
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RCC partners with VBC to prepare folks for life-changing careers

HAMLET – Stacey Drake was getting help with her resume at the Career & Transfer Center on the Hamlet Campus of Richmond Community College when she learned about a pre-employment class that was preparing people to work for a local company. Having recently moved to the area from Virginia and working as a receptionist at a veterinarian’s office, Drake decided to check out the class and see what doors it may open for her.

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                                Pictured are New Horizons Life and Family Services employees, from left, Karen Bostick, Teshika Wall and LaKeshia Gibson, who all earned a degree in Human Services Technology from Richmond Community College.
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RCC Human Services Technology grads now serving their community

HAMLET – Richmond Community College has offered a degree in Human Services Technology program since 1986, providing students with the skills needed to work in mental health, education, family services, social services, rehabilitation, corrections and community outreach. Three of RCC’s graduates had a strong desire to help others and found their calling through the Human Services Technology program.

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FirstHealth Home Care earns five-star rating for patient satisfaction

PINEHURST – FirstHealth Home Care has again achieved the highest possible five-star rating for patient satisfaction from the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Home Health Care Survey. For the second consecutive year, FirstHealth’s rankings in the patient satisfaction measures of the survey are above the state and national average for Medicare-certified home care agencies.

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