E-Newsletter - January 2017

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Attend the January General Tour

Monday, Jan. 30, 9-11 a.m. Prospective students and guardians, educators, counselors, case managers and other service providers are offered opportunities throughout the year to attend a scheduled facility and EGTI tour. The visit takes approximately two hours and includes a walking tour of the hotel, restaurant and training institute as well as some basic information about the curriculum. Read more

17 New Grads Ready for Employment

The fourth and largest class to graduate from EGTI in 2016 celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 17 along with more than 125 friends, family, mentors, staff and hotel, restaurant and hospital staff. These motivated and hard-working students completed either a 10- or 13-week vocational training program in one of these following disciplines:  Nutrition Services (healthcare support), Heart of House (hotel housekeeping), Front Desk Agent (hotel) and Prep Cook (restaurant). All students graduated with a certificate from EGTI but some also earned additional recognition in their chosen field of study. Read more

Carl Erskine Book, The Parallel, Now Available

  Carl Erskine’s book, The Parallel, reprinted and updated with a new chapter about EGTI, is now available for purchase with proceeds from its sale to benefit EGTI. Books are available for $20 at the Courtyard Muncie at Horizon Convention Center Hotel, at The Arc of Indiana office or for $25 online (includes shipping) at Buy Carl Erskine's Book Today. Erskine was also recently recognized by The Arc of Indiana with a Lifetime Achievement award for his dedication to Hoosiers with disabilities. Read more