Follow Us:by Kathy Glover   Life Bridge Job Corps received a first major grant that has 16 wheels, 4 transmissions and a bunch of seats. LBJC took possession of 4 passenger vans from Capitol Metro last Wednesday. The vans will be used to bring participants to job readiness classes that begin in February. Typically, when a non-profit organization receives a grant, it comes in the form of dollars. This in-kind grant is a significant blessing, allowing LBJC to insure transportation for adults who otherwise might not be able to attend classes at our Cedar Park site. Plans are underway to develop pick up routes fromRead More →

Follow Us:One Great GIFT to LBJC has been 4 vans from Cap Metro! What did you get for Christmas? Was it big or small? The right color? Something that really suits you? Will it be useful or bring you joy? Will you remember the giver as you enjoy the gift? I received some additions to my earring collections and to my scarf set. I also have a new bracelet and a new book on my shelf. I will truly enjoy the earrings and think of my daughter and husband who told the story of getting really silly at a crafter’s market. They told the storyRead More →

Follow Us:Check out the Winning Entries! [pb_videoshowcase group=”3″] Don’t forget to thank our sponsors and to follow us.                                               Grand Prize: $500 in products and gift cards  I Fly: $140 Savory Spice Shop: $80 Painting With A Twist: $100 Malta Cafe: $50 BJ’s Restaurant: $35 and 2 Pizookies, valued at $12.50 total Cheesecake Factory: $40 Olive Garden: $25 Firehouse Subs: (3), valued at $18 total 2nd Prize: $257 in gift cards and certificates Tiffany Bowler, Hair and Beauty Professional: Haircut and Style $35 Amy’s Ice Cream: $10Read More →

Follow Us:Check Out Our New Etsy Shop!  We are excited to announce that we now have a gallery of beautiful handwoven scarves and handmade bags that have been lovingly created by refugee women living in Austin. It takes each designer more than 10 hours to weave just one scarf and the craftsmanship is lovely. Whether you are wanting to accessorize an outfit of your own or  looking for the perfect gift for that someone special, these are heirloom quality gifts that keep on giving, as each purchase will help these refugees support their families. To start your shopping experience and learn more about Hope Street Market’s ministry and founder as well as the refugees’ personal stories, please visit:Read More →

Follow Us:Marriott Is Hiring! More than 700 jobs need to be filled at the new JW Marriott Austin. Available positions include front desk jobs; housekeeping and laundry; restaurant, banquet and beverage service; security; engineering; and accounting. White Lodging Services Corp., owns the new hotel. The JW Marriott Austin will open Feb. 13, 2015, making it the largest hotel in Austin with more than 1,000 rooms — at least until the Fairmont Austin opens in 2017. That hotel broke ground on the other side of the Austin Convention Center in November. Located at Second Street and Congress Avenue, the new Marriott will be the largest propertyRead More →

Follow Us:The Pampering Continued This Week More Imaging and Beautiful Hair Styles Celebrating The End of Life Bridge’s Fall Session   Our imaging consultant, Arlene, came back to give more of our participants advice on the best colors and styles to make them glow.      One of our volunteers, Wendy Bradley, benefited from Arlene’s imaging expertise!          The talented Tiffany Bowler from I Heart Beautiful Hair was back in the house blessing us with her hair styling skills and wonderful flare!  A couple of the girls were able to donate their hair to charity! A couple of our ladies had time to stop by the Career ClosetRead More →

Follow Us:Sew On and Sew Forth Participants have been busy with many fun sewing projects! In the first class, participants learned how to make pillows and pillowcases for their kids!        In the next class, participants made green, reusable bags for their groceries!       In the last two classes, participants have been busy making aprons! If this looks like something you’d enjoy doing, be sure to sign up for the next session!  Read More →