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  • The Army Community Service English as a Second Language classes have started for the 2019-2020 year. Current classes offered are: 9-10:30 a.m. Mondays for level one beginner conversation/ grammar, level four intermediate/advanced combined skills and 10:30 a.m. to noon for level two grammar/ conversation, 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays for all levels “Conversation and Culture,” 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays for level four intermediate/advanced combined skills, 9-10:30 a.m. Thursdays for level one and level three conversation/grammar and 1-3 p.m. for all levels “Conversation and Culture,” and Friday field trips. All classes take place at Pioneer Chapel, 500 Pope Ave. For more information or to register, call 684-2800 or visit the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave.
    The Religious Support Office has the following fiscal year 2020 contracts open for bid: traditional Protestant service pipe organist, traditional Protestant service pianist, general Protestant parish coordinator, contemporary Protestant service worship leader, Gospel service drummer, Gospel service parish coordinator, watch care coordinator, Catholic service pianist, Catholic service deacon, Catholic service youth director, and Catholic service parish coordinator. Interested applicants can pick up a copy of any contract from Staff Sgt. Turner, RSO funds manager. Bids are currently being accepted in sealed envelopes for consideration until Sept. 6.
    Soldier For Life - Transition Assistance Program workshops are mandatory for all military personnel transitioning from active-duty service. The workshops are also available to spouses of transitioning military on a space-available basis. TAP workshops are five days from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Upcoming workshops are Sept. 9-13, Sept. 23-27, Oct. 21-25, Oct. 28 through Nov. 1, Nov. 18-22 and Dec. 2-6. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program offers a monthly Federal Application Seminar on submitting applications using the USAJobs website. The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center will provide instruction. The seminar covers navigating the USAJobs portal and preparing a resumé to apply for government employment. Classes are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 19, Oct. 17 and Nov. 14 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program Kansas City Kansas Police Department Hiring Event is 11:30 a.m to 12:45 p.m. Sept 27 in classroom 125 of the Resiliency Center. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program will host HIGHER Education Workshops from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 1-2 and Dec. 10-11 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    Page 2 of 2 - Upcoming Entrepreneur Workshops are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 3-4 and Dec. 12-13 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop explains the basics of developing a business plan, legal and financial aspects of business ownership, advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a franchise, help available and how to overcome stress. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The Department of Labor Career exploration and planning track workshop is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 9-10 and Dec. 17-18 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop helps build a personalized career development assessment of occupational interests and abilities, and participants will learn to use self-sustaining tools to narrow their career focus by establishing achievable career goals and self-development strategies. For more information or to sign up, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program Career Skills Program Day is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in classroom 125 of the Resliency Center. The career skills program allows transitioning soldiers who are in the last six months of active-duty service to intern or earn a certification before they transition from service. For more information contact the CSP installation administrator in room 275 of the Resiliency Center, call 684-8999 or e-mail usarmy.sfltap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The Hiring Our Heroes corporate fellowship Program information briefs are conducted weekly at noon on Mondays in room 277 of the Resiliency Center. Completed application packets are due Nov. 1 for the next cohort that begins Jan. 13, 2020. The CFP places service members with 180 days or less left on active duty into a 12-week fellowship program. The program provides mid-to upper-level corporate experience, credentialing education and career skills training. Selection for this program is competitive, but placement rates average more than 80 percent per cohort. For more information, go to https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/corporate-fellowship-program-0 or call 684-8999.
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