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Governor Ivey Announces $1 Million Hospitality Grant

Updated: Mar 1, 2022

On Wednesday, January 5, Governor Ivey announced that $1 million in funding will go towards a certification program to train new hires for the hospitality industry. By the end of January, the Alabama Community College System will launch the first Food & Beverage Course online, and offering it for FREE to Baldwin County applicants. Tuition without this grant would be $500 per person. Pete Blohme, owner of Panini Pete's, and Gateway's Ed Bushaw discusses how important it is to have this accessible training to get people of all ages into the workforce.


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