This topic is about the guest speaker Lupita how it went with her. When she came to visit us as guest I learned some things from her and what the program Direct does to benefit people in living independently. She also handed out some papers of different programs and a card of Direct.
Lupita came to are class to talk to us about DIRECT. She talked to us about the 30 day bus pass. She talked to us about the utility bill assistance program. She gave us her business card if we have other questions.
Yesterday I had a speaker from DIRECT and her name is Lupita. She told us about all the things that DIRECT can do for an individual with the qualifications that is in need of the service one of the interesting programs that she talked about is a Cooking Class. In there she talked about the class teaching people how to make easy nutritional meals when you live on your own. Also your not going to eat something you don't like they can help you make something else that you will eat.
If you want to learn more about DIRECT click here http://directilc.org/
Today I had a speaker and her name is Kris Mamalsky and she works currently in Project RAISE
she said that Project RAISE is a program thru Pima Community Collage that helps people with
developmental disabilities and years back she co-owned a business called Mama Llamas
and told us her experience as a boss and in her business she was also moving around like her
employees and that after a while she got tired and closed shop but she said that they licensed
the product and allowed Tucson Tamale to sell there product and all she has to do is train the
employees to make the empenadas that her company is famous for and then she gets payed
if you are interested in the empenatas below click the link here-->http://tucsontamale.com/tamale-menu/
Today I had a guest speaker named Kris Masalsky. She told us that she teaches at project RAISE. She passed a frozen empanada around for the class to see. And she told us her experience at Mamma Llamas business as a owner. She also gave us advice about networking and about college. The guest speaker also mentioned Tim's Place.
Here is a link to Tim's Place restaurant and the picture of the Pima Community College
Today's speaker was Kris Masalsky from project RAISE at Pima Community Collage. Kris talked about a business she owned for 13 years called Mamma Llamas where she sold Empanadas. Today the empanada's form Mamma Llamas is still sold at Tucson Tamale Company. http://tucsontamale.com/
Mamma Llama's Empanadas are good to eat , and they might not be good for you.
Also learned about Tim's place, it was very interesting. It was interesting to learn that he was disabled '
He was also was able to follow his dreams.
Mamma Llama's Gourmet Empanadas was in business for 13 years. Kris Masalsky and her partner hired a lot of people. Sometimes employees call out for their shift. She did not like it.
Kris works at Project RAISE at Pima college now. https://www.pima.edu/
Yesterday I had a guest speaker and he works at Popcorn Country as a assistant manager.
Scott talked to us about his business .
He brought us popcorn to sample.
He spoke about filling out job applications .
These posts are written by the students of the Employment Workshop Series.