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A Beautiful Day in Mt. Holly
It was a beautiful Saturday in Mt. Holly Springs for the 47th annual Holly Days Festival! My team and I met so many wonderful people at our legislative table, and we also visited with our friends from non-profits around the borough. Thank you to everyone who stopped by to chat and gave Camden some much appreciated pets!
A Recap on Recent Events
Over the last two weeks, I hosted a human trafficking roundtable and community workshop and a town hall meeting in Upper Allen Township. Thank you to everyone who participated in these discussions about important issues in our community. There are many people who care deeply about our slice of Cumberland County.
If you were unable to make it to these events, you’re in luck! Click on the video to learn more about the events and click here to be directed to a video recap of the town hall.
Mark Your Calendar for My October Events
First Responders Dinner
Questions about these events and RSVPs to the first responders dinner should be directed to my office at 717-975-2235 or visit www.RepKutz.com/Events. I hope to see you there!
Policy Committee Meets to Discuss Importance of Career and Technical Education
This week, the Republican Policy Committee held a hearing in Hawley to examine what technical and vocational education services are available, the need for a centralized career and technical center (CTC) and how to develop existing services into more robust programs.
Technical and vocational programs serve as a pipeline toward opportunity. These programs provide students practical, real-world experiences and family-sustaining careers, which gives them an advantage when entering the workforce. By investing in people and CTC educational programs, we can help expand the Commonwealth’s economic development potential.
Testifiers spoke to the need to expand CTC opportunities for students and the positive impact the programs would have on our economy and overall workforce.
To watch the hearing, please click here.
House Archives Internship Opportunity
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives Internship Program is currently accepting applications for the spring 2024 semester.
The 13-week internship is based at the Pennsylvania State Capitol and focuses on teaching archival processes and procedures. Interns also learn techniques for preparing and installing museum displays while working on rotating exhibits in the Capitol Complex. The internship has full- and part-time opportunities and is in-person only. Interns are compensated at a rate of $12 per hour.
At the time of the internship, students must be attending a college or university in Pennsylvania OR be a resident of Pennsylvania; be a second-semester junior, senior or graduate student; and have a GPA of at least 3.0.
For more information or to fill out the application, click here. Applications are due by Wednesday, Nov. 1.
Raising Cancer Awareness
Among many designations, the month of September is recognized as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month.
It is an important reminder for all Pennsylvanians, regardless of age, to be aware of changes in their health that may indicate the development of cancer or other illness or disease. The American Cancer Society offers valuable resources to help people educate themselves on cancer risks and symptoms at www.cancer.org. Of course, you are encouraged to consult with a doctor for a specific diagnosis.