Community briefs

April 17, 2013 

Applications available for summer job program

The Joy Foundation is accepting applications for its Dream Job Apprenticeship Program. The summer program runs from June 17-28 and “provides a unique opportunity for students between the ages of 14-16 to experiment with different careers through mentorship and hands-on-training,” according to a news release. The deadline to apply is April 30. The application and requirements may be found on the foundation’s website, For more information, call 918-4788 or 945-3734.

CASA to hold auction and gala

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Houston County will hold a “I am for the Child” Gala and Auction May 3 at the Courtyard Marriott, 589 Carl Vinson Parkway, Warner Robins. A cocktail hour (cash bar) and silent auction will be held 7-8 p.m., with the gala beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $50 per a person and include dinner. Attire is semi-formal. For more information, call 542-2141, extension 336, or go to

-- Staff reports

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