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My Town Spring Lake: Shoreline Sport & Spine holds name-guessing contest

My Town Spring Lake: Shoreline Sport & Spine holds name-guessing contest

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SPRING LAKE, Mich. Shoreline Sport & Spine plans to reveal a new name December 10 and encourages the community to enter a contest on its Facebook page  to guess the new name for a chance to win a prize.

People can share their thoughts on the Shoreline Sport & Spine Facebook page at www.facebook.com/S3PhysicalTherapy by liking the page and posting a guess of the new name. The person who comes closest to guessing the new name will win a free adult fitness class membership. Individuals can also cast their guess on Twitter by tweeting with the hashtag #S3NewName.

Owners Dave Van Andel and Marty Sytsema said the name change represents a new opportunity to communicate the full scope of services Shoreline Sport & Spine now provides.

Fortino’s owner presents her family’s story of Grand Haven’s landmark business

Fortino’s owner presents her family’s story of Grand Haven’s landmark business

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. - Loutit District Library continues its year-long centennial celebration on Thursday, Nov. 13 with Fortino’s owner Margaret Michlitsch with her program titled A Journey from Italy to Grand Haven: The Fortino’s Story

.Michlitsch's program will reveal her family’s struggles to arrive in America, along with the support and friendship they found in Grand Haven for over 100 years to develop and maintain the family business.

Accompanying Michlitsche’s discussion will be Kelly Larson, owner of Sweet Temptations. Everyone in attendance will receive complementary roasted peanuts from Fortinos.

This free program will be held in LDL’s upper level lobby from 7-8:30 p.m.

24 Positions Available Friday – Ottawa County Michigan Works! – Hillshire Brands

24 Positions Available Friday – Ottawa County Michigan Works! – Hillshire Brands

24 Positions Available Friday – Ottawa County Michigan Works! – Hillshire Brands

 

On Friday, October 10 Ottawa County Michigan Works! Grand Haven Service Center will host a Hiring Event for Hillshire Brands. The Grand Haven Service Center is located at 106 S. 6th Street, Grand Haven.

 

The Hiring Event provides an opportunity for job seekers to interact and speak with Employer Representatives face to face.  All participating employers have open positions they are looking to fill.

 

WMU-Cooley Law School Dean, Tracey Brame, Honored as one of the "2014 Women in the Law"

WMU-Cooley Law School Dean, Tracey Brame, Honored as one of the "2014 Women in the Law"

WMU-COOLEY LAW SCHOOL DEAN TRACEY BRAME HONORED AS ONE OF THE “2014

WOMEN IN THE LAW” BY MICHIGAN LAWYERS WEEKLY
Brame chosen as one of 30 honorees, which include two WMU-Cooley graduates, at 2014 event

 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – WMU-Cooley Law School Assistant Dean and Associate Professor Tracey Brame was chosen by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as one of its 30 Women in the Law in 2014 and honored at a September 11 luncheon in Troy, Mich. The Women in the Law program is dedicated to saluting high-achieving women lawyers in Michigan and their accomplishments.

Dean Brame came to WMU-Cooley Law School in February 2006 from Legal Aid of Western Michigan, where she was a staff attorney. When she joined the law school, she advised and represented low-income clients on family law, housing, and consumer law issues.

St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish to Dedicate Hand-Crafted Peace Pole

St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish to Dedicate Hand-Crafted Peace Pole

GRAND HAVEN, MICH., SEPT. 18, 2014―In observance of United Nations’ “International Day of Peace” worldwide, the general public is invited to a local observance at St. Patrick―St. Anthony Parish to join in the dedication of a hand-crafted Peace Pole on Sunday, September 21st at 4 p.m. on the outdoor south side of the church, at 920 Fulton Avenue in Grand Haven.

“Pope Francis has asked all people to observe the upcoming International Day of Peace no matter whether they attend church or not and we welcome anyone who is interested to join us as we dedicate this long-lasting monument to peace,” said Sally Moser, an International Day of Peace event organizer with St. Patrick-St.

SCORE business series continues at LDL with workshop on tax considerations for small business

SCORE business series continues at LDL  with workshop on tax considerations for small business

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. -- Businesses have several types of taxes that must be paid during the calendar year. Understanding each one of these tax liabilities, meeting time requirements, and utilizing all the appropriate information to determine the amount owed is critical to successfully managing a small business.

Loutit District Library (LDL) will offer a free workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 23 from 6-8 p.m. in Program Room B targeting those business tax considerations presented by Pete Geneva of ConnGeneva & Robinson, CPA's.

Topics covered in this seminar include:

  • information required for filing income, sales, and payroll tax returns
  • how taxes and tax decisions affect your business decisions
  • the tax impact of business growth on cash flow
  • important tax rules that can save you tax dollars.

This program is sponsored by SCORE.

My Town: Meijer to hire thousands ahead of holidays

My Town: Meijer to hire thousands ahead of holidays

 

WALKER, Mich.—  A Walker-based retail store is hiring thousands more workers ahead of the holiday season.

Meijer recently announced it plans to hire more than 10,000 additional employees for stores in five states. Nearly half of the new hires, approximately 4,800 people, will happen in Michigan. The additional employees are needed to cover duties newly opened stores, as well as the upcoming busy holiday shopping season.  Meijer opened or is opening nine new stores in 2014; the retailer plans to open additional locations in 2015.

The openings will be for a variety of positions, from cashiers to meat cutting.  The majority of positions will be part time and seasonal.  Interested candidates can apply online on Meijer’s website

Meijer currently operates 213 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky.