Administration

MCC Offers Free GED Program

(Bradenton, Fla., Sept. 11, 2006) - Manatee Community College (MCC) offers free general education (GED) test preparation classes and counseling at MCC Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West; MCC Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail; MCC Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway East, Sarasota; and Bradenton Jobs Etc., 1112 Manatee Ave. West. Hours were recently expanded at the latter site.

Successful completion of the GED test is the nationally recognized equivalent of a high school diploma. Classes and counseling are offered:

· 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 4 to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, MCC Bradenton;

· 4 to 9 p.m., Monday and Wednesday, MCC Venice;

· 9 a.m. to noon, Monday and Wednesday, MCC Lakewood Ranch; and

· 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, Bradenton Jobs Etc.

For more information about MCC's GED program, call (941) 752-5203 in Bradenton; (941) 408-1300, ext. 65203, in South Sarasota County; or (941) 714-7449 at Bradenton Jobs Etc.

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