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Groundhog job shadowing at Travis Elementary

The Gary Job Corps students have been job shadowing throughout the city.  Travis Elementary has participated for more than 15 years. Pictured are Susanne Ritter, CTR supervisor; John Trevino, WBL specialist; Myla Peterson, WBL specialist; Diana Tagle-Guerrero, executive assistant; Emily Valdez, info literacy specialist and the job shadow Gary student Erik Contreras.

PHOTO COURTESY GARY JOB CORPS

Hadley Wan, a volunteer with AmeriCorps, prepares to mark a seedling just planted at Five Mile Dam Park. TreeFolks coordinated an effort last week to begin reforestation of the area devastated in the Memorial Day Weekend flood. See more photos on Page 3. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 

Pct. 4 Commissioner Ray Whisenant and Thais Perkins, executive director of TreeFolks. 

 

Emilie Davis, Texas Conservation Corps member, and Marcus Gore, board member and planting committee chair.

 

Pct. 3 Commissioner Will Conley (left) readies the hole as TreeFolks Restoration Manager Matthew Mears prepares to place a seedling in it. 

 

Seedlings were all native trees that, when mature, will help to hold the banks of the Blanco River.

 

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