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Workforce Agency Brings Services and Resources to Fennville Residents

 

The Fennville Downtown Development Authority would like to welcome Michigan Works! to downtown Fennville. Kent, Allegan and Barry Counties will open a satellite service center in Fennville, Michigan on Monday, February 2, 2015.  The office, located at 220 East Main Street, will provide free services for individuals who are unemployed, underemployed or want to explore a new career path.
 
“We are excited to partner with the Fennville Downtown Development Authority to offer job search resources to the residents of Fennville.  The economy is recovering and employers are hiring; we want to help connect them with those employers,” said Jacob Maas, Executive Director of ACSET, the Michigan Works! Agency for Kent, Allegan and Barry Counties. 
 
“The city of Fennville is pleased to welcome Michigan Works! to our downtown. The service center will provide a much needed service that will benefit the citizens of western Allegan County, said Claude Rummer, President of the Fennville DDA.  “This is a prime example of what can be achieved when everyone works together for a common goal.”
 

The satellite office will provide a variety of resources and services including registration for unemployment, job search assistance, resume and cover letter development, information on training opportunities, access to computers, copiers, fax machines and the internet.  The office will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., closed each day from noon – 1 p.m.
 



Michigan Works! is a statewide workforce development system that provides assistance to employers and job seekers to ensure that employers are provided with a supply of skilled workers and individuals are provided with an opportunity to advance knowledge and skills to achieve economic self-sufficiency.  Michigan Works! receives funding from federal and state governments through Michigan's Workforce Development Agency.  You can learn more about Michigan Works! Kent, Allegan & Barry Counties at michiganworkska.org. 
 

 

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