Final Bruins Give Back volunteer event of Fall 2016 semester is Nov. 18

Bruins Give Back participants pose for a group photo while working outside.

The third and final Bruins Give Back volunteer service event of Kellogg Community College’s Fall 2016 semester will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 18, at two locations in Battle Creek.

A collaborative, campus-wide service program involving the College’s Service-Learning area, Student Life office and HandsOn Battle Creek, Bruins Gives Back brings KCC students and employees together in service through volunteering at locations in and around Battle Creek.

Bruins Give Back is held from 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays up to three times per semester, and past events have been located at elementary schools, community gardens and at various locations on campus at KCC, to name a few. Service locations for the Nov. 18 event include:

  • The Food Bank of South Central Michigan, where volunteers will sort food and create meal bags
  • Kellogg Community College’s Regional Manufacturing Technology Center campus, where participants will assist in getting Binder Park Zoo’s Christmas lights in order in advance of the zoo’s holiday season

All KCC students and employees are invited to serve at this and future Bruins Give Back events, and can sign up online via the form available at

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