TPC Newsletter: June/July 2018

TPC Newsletter: June/July 2018

TPC members Judy Monahan and Ruth Ferguson traveled to BEST’s Roxbury location to conduct mock job interviews for a small group of students in the Job Seeker Program. These students were in the final days of an intensive training program for the service industry,...
Volunteer Day: BEST Mock Banquet

Volunteer Day: BEST Mock Banquet

The tables were set. The napkins folded into perfect snail-like spirals. The guests were seated, and the wine was poured. A sumptuous three-course meal was served. Well, the wine bottles were empty, and the food was one-dimensional and paper-thin. But for the 19...
Fast Track to a Hospitality Career

Fast Track to a Hospitality Career

After graduating from West Roxbury High School in Boston, Mykelsy Charles began taking college classes while working to support herself and her mother. Mykelsy was determined to earn a degree but could only take a class or two each semester. After several years, the...