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A household is in the top 1% of earners in Idaho, if it pulls down a little less than $275,000. It takes almost three times that amount, $688,000, in D.C. To be in the top 1% in Georgia, a household would need to earn $365,000 while the number is $299,000 in Alabama.

The politicians, lobbyists, bureacrats and government contractors in the Washington, D.C. metro area, which includes the surrounding suburbs in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, has a median household income of $88,233 that ranks it first among the U.S.’s 25 most populous metro areas.

Households in the rest of country come in at a little under $52,000 or 40% less. There are 12 states whose households make less than 50% of that of those in the D.C. area.

Incomes in D.C. have jumped 23% between 2000 and 2012. Meanwhile, every single state in the U.S. has seen its median household inceome fall from its peak levels, typically during the same time frame. While Washington D.C.`s income is up almost 25%, Nevada, Delaware, and Michigan have seen their incomes fall about the same amount.

As the chart right shows, the explosive growth started at the same time as the recession in 2007. The `fixes` by both Presidents Bush and Obama appear to be centered in Washington, D.C. Rich Tucker in Real Clear Policy says`, `The way to get ahead isn’t to work hard or make things; it’s to lobby Washington for special privileges.`

Besides Washington, the wealthy are concentrated in 12 metro areas. The `high net worth individuals` that control 75% of the nation`s wealth live in those areas. New York city alone accounts for 1/3rd of that amount (25%).





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  • Man Shot and Killed at Callier Forest Apartments - Floyd County Deputy Coroner Gene Proctor has identified a man shot and killed at Callier Forest Apartments on Tuesday as that of 24 year-old Dominique Alexander Spears. Reports said that he died from a single gunshot wound early Tuesday morning. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing but Kyle Timmons, 20 of Trion, was taken into custody. According to Rome police Lt. Gary Clayton, murder charges are expected.
  • Thomas Bluff Road to Close Bt Floyd/Gordon Co. - Thomas Bluff Road will be closed in Gordon County to replace a culvert on Thursday, September 25th 2014 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM. The portion of Thomas Bluff Road in Floyd County will remain open, but there will be no access into Gordon County.
  • Rome Murderer to Withdraw Guilty Plea - Edward Eugene Gaines, 38 of Rome, was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to the murder of 76 year-old Jozell Payne in his home back in 2012. Now, Gaines has requested a motion to redraw his plea and was supposed to appear in Superior Court next week. However, Gaines attorney`s have requested a delay and the date has been pushed back to October 20.
  • Mercy Senior Care Changes Name - Mercy Senior Care has announced that it will undergo a name change. The senior care center, which has offered programs for aging citizens around the Floyd County area for over three decades, changed its name to Mercy Care. Programs of the facility, located on Chatillon Road, includes adult day health, caregiver support, grandparents raising grandchildren and senior employment.
  • Murphy Harpst Names New Headmaster, Changes Name - Murphy Harpst Children`s Center in Polk County has named Marvin Williams as its new headmaster. The center also said that they will be dropping the name and looks to be known as York Academy in the near future.
  • Booth Art Museum to Host `Sweet Tea` Exhibition - Featuring over 90 rarely seen works of Western art from more than 50 public and private collections throughout the Southeast, Western American Art South of the Sweet Tea Line IV offers a visual feast. Opening Saturday, September 27th this outstanding exhibition will remain on view at Booth Western Art Museum, located in historic downtown Cartersville, Georgia, through January 25, 2015. Presenting a broad spectrum of media, a surprisingly diverse range of artists and covering nearly 150 years of art history, Sweet Tea IV is a must see exhibit.
  • Police Find Drugs for Resale at Motel - Two Rome men, Tyshon Renard Turner, 32, and Jarrell Calvin Robinson, 25, were arrested at the Royal Inn on Martha Berry Boulevard this week after police allegedly found suspected cocaine and marijuana in bags packaged for resale. Reports went on to say that officers saw Turner dump a bag of white powder on the floor of the room in an attempt to destroy evidence. Robinson also had in his possession digital scales with suspected marijuana residue.
  • Man Left in Critical Condition Following Chase - A man has been left in critical condition following a police chase Monday morning. Reports said that emergency officials received a call around 10 am in regards to a woman being tied up and her mouth taped shut at a residence in the Armuchee area. Following an investigation by police, the suspect was identified as Bryant Gamble. Reports said that officers went on the lookout for a black Ford Explorer and it was spotted a short time later on US 27 and Veterans Memorial Highway. When officers attempted to pull the SUV over it sped away towards town on Martha Berry Blvd.
  • Rome Police Seek Robbery Suspects - Rome police are seeking three men after they entered into a North Broad Street service station Monday and overpowered the clerk and stole numerous items before beating and sending him to the hospital. Police said that some of the men were carrying handguns when they entered the Citgo gas station just before 9 Monday night.
  • GHC takes top honors in service excellence - The University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby named Georgia Highlands College a recipient of the Chancellor`s Service Excellence Student Improvement Initiative Team Award. The service excellence awards recognize employees or teams who perform well above their expected responsibilities. GHC was commended for its 411 Ticketing System, an online customer resource management tool used to expedite the process of responding to students` enrollment questions. By clicking on icons located on various pages of the website, students can enter their information along with a question. This creates a ticket, which is routed to the corresponding department based on the information given. Within 24-business hours, an answer is sent to the student.
  • Home Break`s into Home, Causes Damage - Eleni Michelle Roberts, 52, of Rome, had been arrested after police said she broke out a window of a home on Kingston Highway to gain entry. Reports said that she caused more than $2,000 in damages to the home.
  • Parents attend Pepperell Primary math workshop - Parents and grandparents of Pepperell Primary students learned how to help children with math homework last week at a Common Core math workshop held at the school. Interested adults learned the basics of a new computer based study program known as “A Story of Units” used by the primary grades in Floyd County Schools. The program is an online learning resource that assists students, and parents with homework and learning outside of the classroom. “The parents are very excited to discover what is out there for them and their child” said Margaret Bagwell, lead teacher and instructor of the parent math program at Pepperell Primary. Parents have been very receptive to the program and what it has to offer.”
  • GDOL to sponsor career expo in Bartow County - Job seekers in Cartersville and surrounding areas will have an opportunity to connect with businesses trying to fill current or future job openings during a career expo sponsored by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL). The expo will be held Thursday, Oct. 2, from 1-4 p.m. at the Clarence Brown Conference Center, located at 5450 State Route 20, Cartersville. The expo will feature a number of area employers, who will be hiring or discussing current and future employment opportunities.
  • Dates Set for Polk Medical Center Opening - The new Polk Medical Center will officially open its doors to care for patients and their families on November 6, but the public is invited to tour the new facility at the Grand Preview, which will take place on Sunday, October 19 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. `We`re excited to be able to announce the official opening of the long-awaited new hospital and look forward to opening it up for everyone to see on the 19th,` said Matt Gorman, Polk Medical Center Administrator. `It will be a great opportunity to showcase the future of health care in Polk County.`
  • Jesus in the Park Draws Over a Thousand - The 14th annual Jesus in the Park, hosted by Trinity United Methodist Church, was held over the weekend in Ridge Ferry Park in Rome. More than 1,500 people visited the event on Sunday which featured free haircuts, activities for children, live music, and more than 75,000 pounds of food given to the community. Families came through the food tent and were given brown paper bags filled with canned food, fruit, pasta, cereal, oatmeal and flower.
  • Gas Prices Continue Slide for 7th Week in Row - Motorists continue to enjoy a discount at the pump, as gas prices fall to their lowest point since February. Nationally, the price of gas fell 6 cents in the past week, marking a seven week decline in gasoline prices. `Last week refineries switched from producing summer to winter-blend fuel,` said Josh Carrasco, spokesman, AAA - The Auto Club Group. `Winter-blend gas is cheaper to produce, because it does not require the additives necessary in summer-blend. Also, here in the U.S. we continue benefiting from historic domestic oil production. Both of these factors continue placing downward pressure on gas prices.`
  • Rome says `No` to Rezoning Property - The Rome City Commission unanimously denied a request to rezone eight parcels in the 1900 block of Turner McCall Boulevard. The parcels are owned by Jason Free of Keller Williams Realty and are located when you come into the city from 411. Free said that he had hopes to create a new two-story office and retail building by changing the zone from high-density residential and neighborhood office commercial to community commercial.
  • Taco Bell Breaks Ground on Armuchee Location - Groundbreaking began on Monday on the new Armuchee Taco Bell restaurant. The eating establishing just closed last week on the property adjacent to WoW Wingery across from Mount Berry Square Mall. Officials told CVN Monday that they are hoping to open the doors to the restaurant by this December.
  • Polk County coroner Resigns - Polk County coroner Trey Litesey has resigned from his position. Polk County manager Matt Denton said that Litesey cited `personal issues` when he offered his resignation last week. Deputy coroner Tony Brazier will serve as the interim coroner until the end of Litesey`s term, which has another 2 years.
  • Deputy Shoots Kills 18 Year Old Polk Co Man - An off-duty Polk County Sheriff’s office was involved in a shooting that resulted in the death of 18 year-old Levi Weaver on Friday. Authorities said that Weaver was shot twice in the chest by chief jail administrator Jerry Shellhouse at Weaver`s home. Reports said that while holding a baseball bat and a knife, Weaver lunged at Shellhouse after law enforcement was responded to the home.
  • Calhoun Man Pulls Knife on State Trooper - A Calhoun man, Timothy Eric Holtzclaw, 23, found himself behind bars over the weekend in Floyd County over the weekend after a Georgia State Trooper said he pulled a knife on him. Holtzclaw is charged with felony obstruction of a law enforcement officer, misdemeanor pedestrian under influence of drugs and crossing the roadway elsewhere than at the crosswalk.
  • Rome Child Breaks World Record - At Saturdays Roman Rumble, Rome, GA-native and Darlington student William Tullis shattered the age-group 5k road race world record. His time of 21:21 appears to be the best official recorded time for a 7 year old male, according the Association of Road Racing Statisticians.
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  • NRA Endorses Nathan Deal for Governor - On behalf of our five million members across the country, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) endorsed Nathan Deal for reelection as Governor of Georgia. Based on his support of and commitment to the Second Amendment, Deal has earned an `A` rating from the NRA-PVF in the 2014 general election. An `A` rating is reserved for a pro-gun elected official who has consistently supported the NRA`s position on votes of importance to gun owners and sportsmen.
  • Deal: Expand Strategic Industries grant - Gov. Nathan Deal announced his proposal to expand Georgia`s Strategic Industries Workforce Grants (SIWG) to include four additional areas of study in high demand: computer programing, certified engineering technician, film/set design and precision manufacturing. The plan builds on an earlier initiative that provides full technical college tuition for students in seven critical-need fields of study.
  • 100 Blackmen to Host Political Debate in Rome - The 100 Blackmen of Rome/Northwest Georgia Inc. , AARP, Delta Sigma Theta Soroity, Rome/Floyd County NAACP and MLK Commission will host a political forum at the Rome Civic Center on Tuesday, October 7. The event will begin at 5 pm with a meet and greet as well as refreshments. Opening Statements will begin at 6 pm with candidates given two minutes. It will be followed by questions from the audience.
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  • Employee Injured While Working at Georgia College - An employee of John McAfee, doing business as McAfee Electric, suffered serious burns and required resuscitation by emergency responders following an incident in Dublin at Oconee Fall Line Technical College, where McAfee Electric was contracted to install emergency light-emitting diode, or LED lighting. The worker was injured while attempting to connect new wiring with existing wiring that was still powered. Following a subsequent inspection, the U.S. Department of Labor`s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the employer with one willful and one serious safety violation.
  • GBI Makes Child Pornography Arrest - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested 47 year-old Clark Bowen of Rabun County this week on charges of sexual exploitation of children. The arrest on Monday followed a two-month investigation by the GBI`s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit. Authorities said that Bowen shared five files of what was suspected to be child pornography.
  • Gwinnett Schools Splits $1 Million Prize - Gwinnett County Schools joined one in Orlando in winning a $1 million Broad Prize for Urban Education. The 12-year-old prize rewards school districts for improving achievement among disadvantaged students. Each system was promised $500,000 in college scholarships for their high school seniors.
  • Georgia among nation’s leaders in job growth - Georgia is ranked sixth nationally and third in the Southeast for top job growth. With the creation of over 79,300 new jobs in the past 12 months, Georgia represents a strong 2.0 percent annual growth rate, which is higher than the nation’s average of 1.8 percent.
  • Canton Man Pleads to Sextortion - Destin Whitmore, 23, of Canton, has pleaded guilty to five counts of extortion, three counts of distribution of child pornography and two counts of possession of child pornography. Reports said an Arizona girl alerted police in April 2012 after a man she met through social media, later identified as Whitmore, threatened to send her sexually explicit photos to her family if she did not send him additional photos. Whitmore had online profiles under the names Ralph Jenkins and Lenny Carlington and allegedly used various websites to communicate with the teens.
  • Cherokee Co Court Reporters Stole over $500,00 - Three Cherokee County court reporters have been charged with theft by taking, theft by deception, giving false statements and racketeering after investigators said they stole over $533,000 by billing for pages that didn`t exist. The investigation into the alleged billing irregularities began in July at the request of District Attorney Shannon Wallace. Investigators determined that three suspects were intentionally mis-formatting court records and receiving reimbursement.
  • Paulding Teen Arrested for School Shooting Threat - A Paulding County High School student was arrested after allegedly threatening to shoot people on Monday. Sheriff`s deputies arrested the teen Sunday night after an investigation to determine if the threat was legitimate. The boy, whose name and age were not released, was charged with terroristic threats, disruption of a public school and with being an unruly juvenile.
  • Cobb Business Owner Sentenced, Videotaped Women - Registered sex offender Mark Allan Storch, 56, of Atlanta, will spend five years of his 20-year sentence in prison after he was caught secretly videotaping women in the restroom at two Cobb County salons. When Storch is released from prison, he must also serve 15 years on probation and cannot have any type of video-recording device, including a smartphone, according to the ruling. The ruling came after he pleaded guilty to 25 counts of invasion of privacy for recording the women.
  • Arrest Made in Downtown Atlanta Stabbing - Atlanta police arrested 26-year-old Trent Anderson for the stabbing death of a teen in Woodruff Park, which occurred late Sunday night. Report said that the victim and Anderson were in a verbal altercation before a physical altercation occurred and the stabbing happened.
  • DOT to Do Welcome Center Work - Georgia DOT in Northwest Georgia will begin on Monday to perform maintenance work on some of the entrances and exits as well as the parking lots of the Georgia Welcome Center in Ringgold just south of the Tennessee State line, and the Resaca Rest Area along Interstate 75. The entrances and exits of these two facilities are scheduled for concrete repair work, while some of the parking lots will undergo asphalt repairs. These maintenance operations will involve brief intermittent lane restrictions, which will result in little to no traffic disruptions.
  • Sandy Springs Man Shot, Car Stolen - Sandy Springs police are working to identify the suspect in an apparent robbery and carjacking at a shopping center. Reports said that Mario Ross, 27, was in a Target store parking lot when he was shot and had his car stolen.
  • GDOL to host job training recruitment in Blue Ridg - The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) will host a special recruitment for job seekers who qualify for OJT, a federal on-the-job training program to help get unemployed workers back into the labor force. The recruitment will be held Friday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Career Center, 946 Appalachian Highway.
  • Hearing Ade Coverage Expanded for Ga Kids - The Georgia Public Service Commission unanimously approved an expansion of the Hearing Aid Distribution Program which provides hearing aid services to children from ages 0 to 19. The Commission approved an amendment to its contract with the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation which contracts with the Commission to provide hearing aid services.
  • New Statewide PREA Coordinator Named - Commissioner Brian Owens announced the promotion of Sharon Ray Shaver as the Department’s new Statewide PREA Coordinator effective September 16, 2014. In this capacity, Shaver will serve as liaison in all matters associated with the National Prison Rape Elimination Act and subsequent U.S. Department of Justice Final Rule of 2012. In addition, Shaver will provide consultation, guidance, and assistance to facilities and probation staff.
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  • Shorter Soccer Makes National Ranking - For the second straight week, Shorter`s men`s soccer team finds itself at No. 10 on the latest NCCAA Men`s Soccer Rankings the conference. The Hawks, which are a part of the NCCAA`s South Region, are joined on the list by fellow region members Judson and Emmanuel who rank 11th and 12th, respectively.
  • Mosley named GSC Freahman of the Week - With Gulf South Conference play set to begin Wednesday, women`s soccer will be entering the game against North Alabama with newly honored GSC Freshman of the Week in tow. Chanel Mosley, a native of Woodstock, Ga., earned the recognition this week after netting both goals in Shorter`s 2-0 win over Truett-McConnell last Tuesday evening. The recognition is the first for a Lady Hawk this season, in any sport. She joins Silas Too and Jordan Shaw - cross country and football, respectively - in receiving a player of the week honor.
  • Braves fire Wren as GM - The Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren on Monday. The move was announced by team president John Schuerholz, who has named former major league executive and MLB Network analyst John Hart as the team`s interim general manager. In addition, the Braves formed a three-person team of Schuerholz, Hart and retired Braves manager Bobby Cox to conduct the search for a new general manager.
  • Volleyball tops West Alabama and Mississippi Co. - The Lady Hawks continued conference play over the weekend at West Alabama and GSC newcomer, Mississippi College; improving to 7-2 on the season and 5-0 in conference play after topping both teams 3-0.
  • Lady Vikings Fall to Emory - Berry College lost at sixth-ranked Emory, 3-0, on Saturday. The Vikings dropped to 5-2 and the Eagles improved to 3-0-2.
  • Shorter Football Falls at Dallas - The first half was everything the Shorter Hawks had hoped for. The second half, however, proved to be the same old story as the Hawks saw a 19-7 halftime lead quickly evaporate in the final 30 minutes of play as the West Texas A&M Buffaloes rallied to hand Shorter a 27-19 defeat in a Lone Star Football Festival showdown Saturday at AT&T Stadium.
  • Berry Volleyball hands Millsaps first defeat - The Berry College volleyball team defeated Millsaps, 3-1, at the Cage Center on Sunday. Set scores were 25-18, 18-25, 25-18 and 25-23.
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Mental Health Services for Young People - - $99 Millionin New Grants
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $99 million to train new mental health providers, help teachers and others recognize mental health issues in youth and connect them to help, and increase access to mental health services for young people. These funds were included in the President and Vice President’s Now Is the Time plan to reduce gun violence by keeping guns out of dangerous hands, increasing access to mental health services, and making schools safer.

    The Department of Health and Human Services is announcing the following awards:
  • More than $34 million to train just over 4000 new mental health providers, including:
  • $30.3 million to expand the mental health workforce through 100 new grants to training programs to train new mental health and substance abuse health professionals who treat children, adolescents, and young adults with, or at risk for, a mental health or substance use disorder.
  • $2.7 million for 5 new grants to support youth Minority Fellowship Programs to increase access to mental health services for youth and young adults in America.
  • $1.6 million for 2 new grants to support addiction counselor Minority Fellowship Programs to increase access to substance abuse treatment services for youth in America.
  • More than $48 million to support teachers, schools and communities in recognizing and responding to mental health issues among youth, creating safe and secure schools and promoting the mental health of students in communities across the country through 120 new Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) grants to state and local educational agencies.
  • $16.7 million to support 17 new Healthy Transitions grants, to improve access to treatment and support services for youth and young adults ages 16 to 25 that either have, or are at high risk of developing, a serious mental health condition.

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    • Tellus Museum to host T-Rex Lunch and Learn - LUNCH AND LEARN at Tellus Science Museum. The Lifestyle of Tyrannosaurus Rex by Dr. Dion Stewart on Wednesday, Sept 24 12:15 PM. Members: FREE. Non-Members: Regular Admission. What did the Tyrannosaurus rex eat? How fast could it run? Dr. Dion Stewart, Professor of Geology at Georgia Perimeter College will discuss how scientists answer these and many other questions by examining the fossils of the T-Rex.

      Shorter University presents The Miracle Worker - The heroic true story of Helen Keller and her beloved teacher, Annie Sullivan, will unfold at Shorter Universitys Callaway Theatre. `The Miracle Worker` will run nightly Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 25-27 at 7:30 p.m. Matinee performances will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Call the Shorter University box office at 706-233-7288 to reserve tickets.

      Berry College offers theatre, concerts and a lecture series - The Berry College Theatre Company will perform its rendition of The Fantasticks from Sept. 25 to Oct. 5. Performances will be held each week, Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the E.H Young Theatre located on campus.

      60 and Over Softball Seeking Players - The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority is registering for 60 and Over Senior Softball Recreation League. The league is open to men and women ages 60 and over. The registration fee is $35 and includes a t-shirt. Games are held at 10 a.m. on Thursdays at Alto Park. This is a recreational league with a few modified rules to ensure safety.

      GDOL to host job training recruitment in Cedartown - The Georgia Department of Labors (GDOL) will host a special recruitment for job seekers who qualify for OJT, a federal on-the-job training program to help get unemployed workers back into the labor force. The recruitment will be held Thursday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cedartown Career Center, 262 North Park Blvd.

      Registration Underway for Miracle Field of Rome - Registration for the Miracle field of Rome has begun and will continue until September 26th through Rome-Floyd Parks & Recreation Authority. The registration fee is still $50 per player, however, there are scholarship opportunities for interested families. October 4th will be a pre-season practice at 12:30pm, 1:30pm, and 2:30pm. Uniforms will be distributed at this time. The season will open on Saturday October 11th with games at 12:30pm, 1:30pm, & 2:30pm. A break will take place on October 18th and play resumes October 25th. Starting October 25th, games will move back to 11am, 12pm, & 1pm for the remainder of the season through November 15th.

      Chart Toppers Building 429 to Play in Rome - Coosa Ridge is pleased to welcome Christian Radio chart toppers and Grammy nominees Building 429 on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the Ridge Ferry Park Amphitheatre, with special guests, Love & The Outcome; Cadence; & Humble T.I.P. The show will feature songs heard on local Christian stations including, `Where I Belong`, Wrecking Ball, & `We Won`t Be Shaken` by Building 429. Come sing along in worship with Love & The Outcome, rock with Cadence, and get inspired by Christian hip-hop artist Humble T.I.P. for a night the whole family will enjoy.

      Register Now for Girls Fall Volleyball - The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority is registering for Girls Fall 14U and 12U Volleyball leagues. The non-school district leagues introduce proper fundamental techniques for skill development and team play in accordance with GHSA rules.

      Job Readiness Event set for Sept. 27 in Cartersville - The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) and Must Ministries will provide group and individual assistance to job seekers in Cartersville on Saturday, September 27, designed to help them be successful in their search for employment. The GDOL Job Readiness Event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bartow College and Career Academy, 738 Grassdale Road. The event will be co-sponsored by Must Ministries, Bartow College and Career Academy, Clarence Brown Conference Center, Chattahoochee Technical College, and Georgia Highlands College. The departments Special Workforce Assistance Team (SWAT) and Must Ministries will conduct a number of workshops, including Dress for Job Success, Interviewing Skills, Creating A Value-Based Resume, What A Can-Do Attitude Can Do, Coaching Sessions and Impressions and Etiquette. Attendees will also receive hands-on assistance in developing their own social media pages, creating personal business cards for their job search, and developing their own 30-second commercial to market themselves for new career opportunities. They will also have the opportunity to have their risumi critiqued by professional risumi writers. A select number of participants will also receive a voucher for an outfit to wear for job interviews.