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BPU to meet today

The Board of Public Utilities will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 26.

The meeting will be held at the BPU administration building, 540 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. It is open to the public.

KCKCC to hold ‘Get Hired – Kansas City’ job fair Wednesday

by Kelly Rogge, KCKCC

Kansas City Kansas Community College will sponsor a “Get Hired – Kansas City” Career Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in the KCKCC Field House, 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas.

The event is free and open to students, faculty, community members and veterans. Last year, about 1,000 individuals attended, and during the last several years, a high number of those who were interviewed at the job fair have been hired on the spot, officials said.

This year, about 80 employers will be present.

Computers will be available during the job fair to print additional resumes. Staff will also be available to assist applicants with creating a resume and career assessments will be available at no cost.

Individuals who qualify can receive free phones. Legal assistance will be provided for those who need assistance with expungement or other interruptions to employment. For those needing help in completing online or paper applications, assistance will be provided.

The career fair is sponsored by the Entrepreneurship and Workforce Center at KCKCC, Kansas Legal Services, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County, KansasWorks, Steel City Media and Veterans of America. For more information on the Career Fair, call 913-288-7644.

Town hall meeting planned Tuesday night for 8th District

A town hall meeting for the Unified Government Commission, 8th District, will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at the Eisenhower Recreation Center, 2901 N. 72nd St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Light refreshments will be from 6 to 6:30 p.m.

The meeting is sponsored by UG Commissioner Jane Philbrook. Those attending will hear updates from Commissioner Philbrook and some of the UG staff. This meeting is not devoted to the Indian Springs proposal.