PHARR – The Pharr Literacy Project and Cultural Arts Center will be offering a Retail Sales and Marketing Class at 205 W. Park Avenue in downtown Pharr.

This class will be 10 weeks long, starting the week of September 6, 2011.

It will involve basic skills for finding a job, as well as techniques on improving your resume (and how to write a resume), gaining valuable work experience, and other employment-related opportunities and accomplishments.

Students interested in attending the class will work in the Triple B Botique, located next to the Pharr Literacy Project and Cultural Arts Center, in order to gain necessary experience. These activities include learning how to work a cash register, the handling and counting of money, dealing with customers, and other endeavors that are crucial to successfully maintaining a positive and strong work environment.

The classes are limited to 10 students per class, per quarter, and can be repeated for credit, if needed.

The Pharr Literacy  Project and Cultural Arts Center strives to eliminate poverty in the Rio Grande  Valley through education, the awareness of various public needs, breaking through cultural barriers, and  community development. For more information about its services, classes, or questions regarding the Retail Sales Marketing Class and all other inquiries, please call  the Pharr Literacy Project at 956-783-7746 and ask for Kelly.