GRCC In the News 11/23/2021

New scholarship available for front-liners ineligible for federal aid


A new scholarship will create a tuition-free pathway for essential workers not eligible for federal financial aid.

… At Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC), the scholarship can be used as early as the Winter 2022 semester, and registration for classes is now open.

Local chefs train to run disaster relief kitchens

11/22/21; WOOD TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A sandwich assembly line is not the kind of place you would normally find chef Jennifer Fillenworth.

Fillenworth is an executive chef at Root Farmacy in Grand Rapids and an adjunct instructor at Grand Rapid Community College’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education. She, as well as a few dozen other local chefs, joined the sandwich line Monday to learn the ins and outs of helping people when they need it most.

Food relief organization holds training on preparing food in disaster events

11/22/21; WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — To help prepare people for disaster events, World Central Kitchen (WCK) is holding training for those interested in learning how to cook large amounts of food for many people.

… In Grand Rapids, WCK scheduled two training opportunities that cover a variety of skills, including volunteer management, sandwich-making, mass production and distribution logistics. One program was held on Monday in the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education kitchen.

Chefs training for disaster relief kitchens

11/23/21; WOOD Radio

A group of local chefs are learning the ins and outs of running a disaster relief kitchen.

Grand Rapids Community College held a two day disaster training with World Central Kitchen, an international relief agency that gets disaster victims food across the globe.

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