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Creative Ways to Get Involved with Forward Training Center

Creative Ways to Get Involved with Forward Training Center

Wondering how to get involved? With such a small staff team, our volunteers are an integral part of Forward Training Center’s daily operations. Without the help of the giving people in our community, our mission and programs simply wouldn’t be possible!

JFL Global Leadership Gathering 2019

JFL Global Leadership Gathering 2019

Matthew 5:16 Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father which is in heaven.   The theme for GLG 2019. We are just settling after a wonderful week of learning and worshiping April 25-26. Our Forward Training Center...

Spring 2019 Classes are Here!

Spring 2019 Classes are Here!

It is the goal of our organization to turn the tides on unemployment and poverty in Hood County. Through many different educational and training opportunities, Forward Training Center lays the foundation for men and women to begin to recognize and work in their...

2018 Annual Gala Fundraiser

2018 Annual Gala Fundraiser

What a magical night it was! On November 30, 2018, community members gathered at Lake Granbury Conference Center to not only support Forward Training Center of Hood County, but learn about the mission and give with selfless hearts towards a common goal to improve the community we call home.

Community Spotlight: Christian Brothers Automotive

Community Spotlight: Christian Brothers Automotive

Forward Training Center could not exist in the Hood County community if it weren't for the selfless local individuals and businesses to sacrifice their time and some of their profits to give back to a cause they believe in. We have been so fortunate to partner with so...

What is the Jobs For Life Program?

What is the Jobs For Life Program?

Unemployment and underemployment is a global problem that must start locally to solve. Nearly 3 billion people live in poverty, and 1.3 billion live in extreme poverty. Just let that sink in for a second. That is half of the world population. Jobs for Life. It’s a...

All About North Texas Giving Day 2018

All About North Texas Giving Day 2018

Started by Communities Foundation of Texas, North Texas Giving Day is an amazing online giving celebration to empower individuals to give back to the charities and nonprofits in their local community. It is a great way to fundraise and also raise awareness for...

Community in Unity: Partnering with Mission Granbury

Community in Unity: Partnering with Mission Granbury

All around Hood County, there are so many wonderful organizations that exist to better our community and create opportunities for the individuals living in it. This can't be done by just one, it takes a team of hard-workers and a lot of Faith. Forward Training Center...

Heroes Appreciation Dinner

Heroes Appreciation Dinner

Forward Training Center has many Heroes with serving hearts. On July 26, last Thursday evening, we celebrated our ‘Renovation Heroes’ with a wonderful relaxing evening of appreciation. These individuals and businesses have given so much of their time and resources to...

Forward Training Center FAQ’s

Forward Training Center FAQ’s

How did this program get established? On January 6, 2003, Christian Women’s Job Corps of Granbury (a faith-based organization) opened its doors to serve women of all ages, race and religious backgrounds. In 2016, the program was expanded to include evening GED classes...

FTC Fundraiser “It’s a Wonderful Life”

FTC Fundraiser “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Can you believe it? The fall months are quickly approaching! That means it's almost time for the Forward Training Center annual fundraiser, "It's a Wonderful Life" featuring dinner, an auction and a performance by the one and only, Danny Wright. This event is the...

Jobs for Life Graduation

Jobs for Life Graduation

“God gave you this life because He knows that you’re strong enough to live it.. Don’t give up.” On Friday, May 18, seven Forward Training Center (FTC) students graduated from the Jobs for Life program. To say that our newest Jobs for Life graduates are the epitome of...

Generous Donation from Pecan Plantation Woman’s Club

Generous Donation from Pecan Plantation Woman’s Club

Last week, Forward Training Center was blessed to receive generous support from Pecan Plantation Woman’s Club (PPWC) at their annual 'Splish, Splash, Fash.' Pecan Plantation Woman's Club is to promote fellowship among Pecan women and uses Club resources to support the...