Summer Youth Employment Training End of Summer Event

Approximately 1,000 youths picked up their Summer Youth Employment Training Program checks at Veterans Park Friday afternoon. More than 335 employers have benefited from 209,000 hours of subsidized work through the efforts of 1,045 youths, sponsored by the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network's Hire-A-Youth program. As of August 27, the young workers had earned more than $674,000.