Councilmembers' First Jobs
As part of his promotion of his third annual Youth Jobs Fair next week, Mayor Mark Mallory had his staff collect a list of the first jobs held by council members. Here's what some of them said they did:
Laketa Cole: paper route, Rally's and KFC.
David Crowley parked cars and sold newspapers.
Chris Monzel caddied, worked at McDonald's, then at Bethesda North delivering food to patients.
Leslie Ghiz worked at TCBY.
John Cranley was a janitor in high school. Later, he waited tables at a country club.
Chris Bortz: Construction worker, camp counselor, "wrangler" and trail guide and bar back.
Jeff Berding: Construction worker, drug store clerk.
Roxanne Qualls: cashier in a shoe store. she later managed a house-painting business.
Cecil Thomas delivered newspapers, worked in the junior high school library, did janitorial work in nursing homes and mopped floors for Cincinnati Gas & Electric Co.
City Manager Milton Dohoney was once a page at a Louisville library, worked at a day care and a nursing home. He also worked "100 years ago" at his parents' restaurant called Milt's Place.
Mallory was a production assistant at WCET in the summer of 1977. The next summer, he washed cars at a dealership. He also delivered phone books and worked at the library.