Piper Aircraft selects local high school graduates to join manufacturing team

Piper Aircraft selects local high school graduates to join manufacturing team

 

On May 5, 2022 Piper Aircraft hosted students from both the Vero Beach and Sebastian River High Schools for a tour and exploratory visit of the Piper Aircraft worldwide headquarters in Vero Beach, FL. Following the visit, Piper Aircraft coordinated interviews of several of the recent high school graduates and extended job offers to 84% of the candidates. The newly hired candidates are currently in the training process and will join the manufacturing and production control teams in the near future.

Piper Aircraft continues to actively recruit and hire personnel for positions throughout the organization in an effort to meet current and future production needs. With the robust nature of the marketplace and demand for both trainer and personal aircraft, Piper’s production for 2022 is sold out, with firm orders into 2024. For more information on current employment opportunities at Piper Aircraft, visit www.piper.com/careers.

 

About Piper Aircrafts

Piper Aircraft Inc., headquartered in Vero Beach, Fla., offers aviators throughout the world efficient and reliable single- and twin-engine aircraft and is the first general aviation aircraft manufacturer in the world to certify Garmin Autoland. The single-engine M-Class series – the M600SLS, M500, and M350 – offers businesses and individual’s elegant performance, value and a superior ownership experience. The Personal Class Archer LX and Archer DLX balance proven performance, efficiency, and simplicity in a piston powered aircraft. The Trainer Class Pilot 100/100i, Archer TX, Archer DX, Seminole and Seneca V aircraft form the most complete technically-advanced line of pilot training aircraft in the world. Piper is a member of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association. To learn more about Piper Aircraft, visit www.piper.com

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Jun. 11, 2022|

Hope Lives Foundation presents $10,000 check to Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy

Hope Lives Foundation presents $10,000 check to Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy

 

Pictured from left to right: Chris Robertson, Hope Lives Foundation Executive Director, Marilyn Wallach, Hope Lives Foundation Board Member, Phil Barnes, Youth Guidance Executive Director, Jim Freitas, Hope Lives Foundation Board Member, and Christann Hartley, Hope Lives Foundation Director of Finance.

 

Recently, the Hope Lives Foundation Executive Director, Chris Robertson, and Board Members, Jim Freitas and Marilyn Wallach, awarded a $10,000 grant to Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy. This grant is a memorial fund in memory of Kurt Wallach, who dedicated his time and efforts to helping those in need in Indian River County. By offering grants to smaller non-profit organizations, the Hope Lives Foundation strengthens and supports community organizations that serve on the Treasure Coast, North Palm Beach, and Okeechobee County.

 “We are delighted to be a recipient of this grant,” said Phil Barnes, Youth Guidance Executive Director. “It will enable us to provide healthy meals and life-changing mentoring programs year-round for children in need living in Indian River County.” 

Youth Guidance is dedicated to enriching the lives of Indian River County youth through mentoring relationships that inspire trust, self-esteem, and positive futures. Youth Guidance provides a safe place where students receive a healthy meal, homework assistance, and participate in one-on-one and group mentoring programs for free.

After school, students complete their homework under the supervision of experienced Youth Guidance staff and participate in group mentoring programs that teach life skills including culinary arts, sewing, vocational training, S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), recreational activities and more! The organization serves approximately 250 children every year.

If you are interested in learning more about Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy or making a donation, please call 772.492.3933, or visit our website at www.youthguidanceprogram.org.

 

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Apr. 25, 2022|

Indian River Community Foundation awards grant to Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy

Indian River Community Foundation awards grant to Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy

 

This donation will help Youth Guidance continue to develop innovative programs to help more children break the cycle of poverty and become contributing members to our local community!

The Indian River County Community Foundation, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Pickering presented a $40,000 check to Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy. The Indian River Community Foundation board of directors also took a tour of the building and learned of the many free programs offered to families with limited resources at Youth Guidance. 

We are so grateful for the generous support from the Indian River Community Foundation,” said Phil Barnes, Executive Director of Youth Guidance. “This will help us continue to develop innovative programs to help more children break the cycle of poverty and become contributing members to the Indian River County community.”

Youth Guidance is dedicated to enriching the lives of Indian River County youth through mentoring relationships that inspire trust, self-esteem, and positive futures. Youth Guidance provides a safe place where students receive a healthy meal, homework assistance, and participate in one-on-one and group mentoring programs for free.

After school, students complete their homework under the supervision of experienced Youth Guidance staff and participate in group mentoring programs that teach life skills including culinary arts, sewing, vocational training, S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), recreational activities and more! The organization serves approximately 250 children every year.

If you are interested in learning more about Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy or making a donation, please call 772.492.3933, or visit our website at www.youthguidanceprogram.org.

 

About the Indian River Community Foundation

Indian River Community Foundation is a vibrant nonprofit grantmaking foundation with a powerfully simple mission of building a better community through donor-driven philanthropy. The Foundation is in business primarily to help individuals and families to organize and carry out their charitable giving, and to partner with these generous donors to create and leave a charitable legacy. Since the Foundation’s establishment in 2008, the Foundation’s community of donors has grown to hold more than 200 named funds with assets of approximately $90 million. Altogether, the Foundation’s donors have granted more than $90 million from these named funds to support charitable organizations locally and around the world. Indian River Community Foundation is one of the fastest growing new community foundations in the country, and one of the most active grantmaking community foundations in the state of Florida. The Foundation has quickly become known as one of the most knowledgeable philanthropic resources locally. To learn more about the Indian River Community Foundation go to [email protected] or call 772.205.2977.

 

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Apr. 18, 2022|

The Mistletones deliver holiday cheer to local nursing homes

Credit: Sally Dillion, Idea Garden Advertising
VERO BEACH — For a 7th year, a local group of talented kids have kicked off their nursing home tour, bringing smiles to the residents with holiday songs. The Mistletones are comprised of musical theatre students from Charter High School and kids from St. Helen School.

On […]

Dec. 11, 2018|

5 programs hosted for children at Gifford center

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY- One of the special activities that Gifford Youth Achievement Center kids get to experience is spending time in nature thanks to the Indian River Land Trust and other eco-friendly organizations like the Environmental Learning Center. The children have a great time getting out of their regular routine by exploring the woods, […]

Oct. 25, 2016|