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Job center gala raises over $100,000

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The Youth Job Center's 32nd anniversary festivities, held on April 18, raised over $100,000, which will be directed toward programming at the YJC.

Guests enjoyed dinner and the evening’s program, which included speeches by Marcus Campbell, principal of Evanston Township High School, and Chad Adams, principal of Roger C. Sullivan High School in Rogers Park. The audience also heard stories of personal achievement by YJC clients. 

Event sponsors were Acquirent LLC, BMO Harris Bank, Brella Productions, Bridgeview Bank, Comcast, CVS Health, First Bank & Trust, Fidelity Investments, Hagerty Consulting, Lagunitas, Peter and Dorothy Marks, Private Bank, Oakton Community College, Northwestern University, Romano Brothers & Co. Wealth Management, Sage Products, Steele Foundation, Wintrust and Zimmerman Wealth Management.

The Youth Job Center is a nonprofit agency in Evanston that assists job seekers ages 14-25 in finding employment. The YJC also works with employers to help them meet their staffing needs by referring applicants who are trained in basic job skills and ready to get to work. For more information contact (847) 864-5627 or visit www.youthjobcenter.org.

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