Pop-up pantry serves over 100 families, plus – The Voice


Pop-up pantry serves over 100 families

A free pantry drive-thru food giveaway was held on December 20 at the Algonac Fire Department, with free holiday turkeys.

More than 125 families were served at the event, officials said in a post on the Algonac City Government and Community Services Facebook page.

“Thank you to the Eastern Michigan Food Bank, Woodside Bible Church, Downriver Goodfellows, Community First Health Centers and all the volunteers in the community!” officials said in the post.

Little League Algonac Logo Design Contest Ongoing

La Petite Ligue d’Algonac is holding a logo design contest.

“We are looking for a new logo to represent the league,” read a post on Little League Algonac’s Facebook page.

The contest is open to all former and current Algonac Little League players between the ages of 4 and 18. The winner will receive a $ 50 Amazon gift card and a t-shirt with the winning logo printed by Scoreboard N More.

Entries should be emailed to [email protected] no later than January 3. There is a limit of one entry per person.

Going PRO Talent Funds awarded to 12 companies in the region

The State of Michigan and the Michigan Workforce Development Agency recently announced that Going PRO Talent Fund grant funds totaling $ 337,216 have been awarded to 12 companies in St. Clair County.

The Going PRO Talent Fund presents awards to employers to help them train, develop and retain current and new hires, a recent publication from the St. Clair County State Economic Development Alliance.

Awarded training funds are used in training to meet employee skill requirements for hiring needs and to help fill skill gaps for existing employees. The Going PRO Talent Fund ensures that Michigan employers have the talent they need to compete and grow, and that individuals have the skills they need for jobs in demand.

Medilodge of Port Huron received $ 36,395; Medilodge of St. Clair received $ 23,680; Yale’s Medilodge received $ 24,720; Eckhart Algonac received $ 15,001; Dunn Paper Inc. received $ 31,909; Magna Electrical Vehicle Structures – Michigan received $ 90,000; Auto DR LLC received $ 7,266; Blue Water Controls received $ 8,989; Selective Industries Inc. received $ 44,831; BioPro Inc. received $ 11,252; Witco Inc. received $ 10,500 and BTM Company received $ 32,673.

“Each year, EDA aggressively promotes the Going PRO Talent Fund grant program to businesses in the region,” St. Clair County EDA CEO Dan Casey said in the statement. “EDA and our workforce development partners are working hard to educate our businesses about this grant opportunity and assist them with their applications. “

He added that the grant offsets new and existing training costs and improves the skills and knowledge of workers.

EDA works closely with Macomb / St. Clair Michigan works! and regional education partners to align training with industry needs and ensure St. Clair County businesses are aware of labor resources, training and funding opportunities.


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