Press release from Ohio County Community Foundation
(Rising Sun, Ind.) - Are you looking for a change? Do you need a fresh START? The Skills, Tasks, And Results Training Program is for you. The START Program is a 14 week curriculum designed to introduce 12 career opportunities within the Hotel and Lodging Industry and teaches the skills necessary to do each job.
The START curriculum was developed by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute and is designed to give learners actual industry skills needed to secure a long-term career in the lodging industry. Learning experiences include resume writing, job shadowing, speakers from the industry, chef demonstrations, hotel tours and interactive classroom learning.
The program is taught by teaching veteran, Sandra Bowlus. Mrs. Bowlus has been an educator for 37+ years. She promotes confidence and positive work ethics, as well as guest service and professionalism.
Students successfully completing the program will be issued a national AHLA certification. A START certification guarantees an interview with Belterra, Rising Star & Hollywood Casinos & Resorts. Students applying to Hollywood Casino must be at least 21 years of age.
The program is offered at the Education Center of Rising Sun located at 590 Smart Drive, Rising Sun, IN and will begin on September 3rd. Classes are on Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30 – 3:30 OR 6:00 – 8:30. Students may choose the time that best suits their schedule. High School students and adults are welcome. The cost of the class is $75.
For questions about the START program or to register for class, please call the Education Center of Rising Sun at 438-2437 or e-mail Verlene at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sandra at email@example.com to register for class. Don’t wait, class space is limited.