In brief

Baker College’s business programs re-accredited

FLINT TWP. — Baker College System’s business education programs have received reaffirmation of accreditation from the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) through July 31, 2023. IACBE accreditation is an independent evaluation of educational business programs. Recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation and the leader in mission-driven and outcomes based programmatic accreditation in business and management education, IACBE has accredited more than 1,500 business and business-related programs worldwide.

For more information about Baker College business programs, contact Kevin Pnacek in the admissions office at 810.766.4000 or or visit – R.S.

Job Fair to Connect Job Seekers to Employers, Community Resources

GENESEE COUNTY – More than 20 employers looking to fill entry-level positions will meet with job seekers during the Flint & Genesee Job & Resource Fair, to be held Wednesday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Baker College of Flint. Attendees are encouraged to dress professionally and bring multiple resume copies. Open to adults 18 and older, the job and resource fair will be attended by a variety of agencies providing career preparation, financial, and health services. Barbers and stylists from Park Place Studio in Flint will provide on-site haircuts and other hair services to job applicants. Walk-ins are welcome, although applicants are encouraged to register by Friday, Aug. 16 at Check-in will be located at the student center. – R.S.

Kroger invites shoppers to support milk drive for needy Michigan families

MICHIGAN — Each year, Michigan residents who rely on food banks for meals receive one gallon of milk compared to the 68 gallons recommended by the USDA. Hoping to increase that amount, The Kroger Co. of Michigan and United Dairy Industry of Michigan (UDIM) are sponsoring the “Great American Milk Drive,” August 2 -30. During that time, Kroger shoppers can purchase $1, $3 and $5-dollar icons at registers in all 125 Michigan Kroger stores. All funds collected will benefit local food banks and food rescue organizations, which will purchase Kroger’s 100 percent Michigan milk for distribution to hungry individuals and families. Kroger and UDIM will multiply the funds raised and the gallons of milk provided, with each matching contribution up to $20,000. Recipients include the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan where milk is one of the most requested items, according to Bill Kerr, president. – R.S.

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