Jimmy John’s to open at ACTC
Students and staff at Ashland Community and Technical College will soon have a new dining option thanks to a partnership with Jimmy John’s.
The popular gourmet sandwich chain will open for the first day of classes on Monday, Aug. 14 and will serve lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays.
Vikas “V.J.” Jindal, president of MPV Management and owner of the Ashland Town Center and Morehead Jimmy John’s locations, said the ACTC location will offer a full food menu, which includes the restaurant’s popular 8-inch and giant subs, at the same prices as the Town Center location.
“Drinks or pop will be the only thing which would be limited as there are vending machines next to the café,” Jindal said.
He also said catering orders or large orders should still be made at the Town Center store.
Steve Woodburn, Dean of Student Success and Enrollment Services, said the addition of Jimmy John’s is a great convenience for students
“I think it is important to give our students a choice from a vendor which is housed inside our campus,” Woodburn said. “It gives them, especially for students who may not have transportation readily available, a place where if they only have 10 to 15 minutes between classes, they can run down and grab something real quick before class starts.”
The contract for service will go through June 2018 with an option for renewal through 2023.
“Jimmy Johns is a perfect fit for ACTC,” Jindal said. “It cannot get better than that. Me and my team are very excited to be there and are hoping for the same and positive response from all the students and staff.”
ACTC awards scholarships
ACTC has awarded more than $54,000 in scholarships to graduating high school students for the 2017-2018 academic year. The following students from Lawrence County High School received scholarships:
Spencer J. Akers, Carli T. Barnette, Brittany R. Blevins, Erin F. Cantrell, Anna M. Clay, Haleigh D. Peck and Kara N. Williamson.
Electrical/HVAC Continuing Education
Recertification classes for Kentucky electrical and HVAC professionals will be at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19 at ACTC’s Robert Drive Campus.
Green Energy and Business Practices is approved for Kentucky Electrical Contractors and HVAC Journeymen and Masters, electrical contractors and plumbers. Instructor Mike Bond will cover topics such as green energy trends, techniques and tips.
Analysis of National Electrical Code (NEC) Upgrades is approved for Kentucky master electricians and electricians. Instructor Harold Henry will cover updates to the National Electrical Code, including many important changes for 2017.
Each class is $89, and enrollment is through ACTC Workforce Solutions, 606-326-2072, or email email@example.com.