Meet Chunky from Wired 96.5FM at Orleans’ 40th Anniversary Open House
Open to the public! Register here to attend Orleans Tech’s 40th anniversary community block party / back-to-school open house on Saturday, September 6th. Meet Chunky from Wired 96.5FM and Philadelphia football cheerleaders, and participate in free home improvement workshops taught by our building trades instructors. We’ll have activities and games for the kids, and so much more.
Here’s what is going on at the event…
- Entertainment for the Whole Family: local radio morning show host with music and prizes (10am – noon); Philadelphia football cheerleaders (11am – noon); National Guard with soldiers and a climbing wall; meet-and-greet local Fire and Police Departments; kids’ activities, moon bounce, carnival games and prizes.
- Do-it-Yourself Home Improvement Workshops: taught by Orleans’ building trades instructors on home automation and solar panels, toilet repair, installation of faucets, installation of thermostats, troubleshooting common problems with A/Cs and refrigerators, tiling, proper way to solder a pipe, light switch replacement & proper fuse installation, installation of vinyl siding.
- Community Resources: Veterans Affairs on hand to discuss training benefits with military veterans; driver’s license workshop with advice for reinstating a license (11am); credit restoration workshop (12 pm); PA voter’s registration.
- Admissions and Financial Services Representatives: working with anyone interested in enrolling for upcoming training programs in building trades, court reporting or human services.
- Employment Specialists: lending expertise by reviewing and advising your résumé, and assisting with job search strategies; special workshop on Understanding Today’s Job Market (12 pm) to learn key strategies for getting a job and launching your career.
- School Tours: check out the school’s training shops, including the trades student-built “home of the future” with automated controls, classroom equipment demonstrations, and the chance to try out a court reporting steno machine.
- Back-to-School Health & Wellness: flu shots and free blood pressure screenings provided by Rite Aid; free spine screenings, back and neck massages provided by Academy Injury & Health Center.