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August 18, 2013

Business in Brief: 08/18/2013

Job search help

KALKASKA — Job seekers will have the opportunity to learn about job openings and improving job search skills through group meetings at Kalkaska Career Connection. Their next meeting will be held from 9 to 10 a.m., Tuesday, at the Kalkaska Michigan Works! Learning Lab, 103 Third St., in the north conference room.

The meeting is open to all job seekers and there is no charge to attend. Additional meetings will be held every other Tuesday at the same time and location.

For more information visit: nwm.org/careerconnection or call Terry Vandercook, 620-8175.

Open house slated

KALKASKA — The Kalkaska County Library will host representatives from Employment Connections and Michigan Rehabilitation Services from 5 to 7 p.m., on Aug. 29 for an Employment Day Open House.

Job seeker services include job matching, vocational rehabilitation, job coaching and follow-along support, vocational training, paid internships, and accommodation assistance.

For more information about Employment Day, call the Kalkaska County Library at 258-9411.

Rock ‘n’ Rides

BUCKLEY — Tickets are available for Zuni Worldwide Entertainment and NM3 magazine’s Rock ‘n’ Rides Car Show.

The car, truck and motorcycle show will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Southside Festival Grounds, 620 W. Wexford Ave. The gates open at 8 a.m. and judging starts at 2 p.m., followed by an after-party with live entertainment. The registration fee is $20. Spectator admission is free. For details or to register a vehicle, visit www.rocknridesfestival.com.

Maker investigating worm in drink

HOWELL TOWNSHIP — A Michigan woman says she sucked up what appears to be a wiggling white worm when taking a sip of her son’s packaged juice drink.

Emmie Field of Livingston County’s Howell Township says she spit it out Sunday and saved it. She tells the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus of Howell there “wasn’t enough mouthwash in the world to get the feeling out of my mouth.”

Northfield, Ill.-based Kraft Foods Group Inc., said it’s investigating, and laboratory officials are expected to visit Field’s home Friday. Kraft Foods said in a statement that it can’t be sure of what was found without examining the Capri Sun drink pouch.

The drink was for Field’s 18-month-old son Carter. The store where it was sold says it also has contacted Kraft Foods.

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