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My Town: Shoreline Sport & Spine announces new name and service expansion

My Town: Shoreline Sport & Spine announces new name and service expansion

 

SPRING LAKE, Mich. (Dec. 10, 2014) Shoreline Sport & Spine announced a new name and an expansion of services today with a sign unveiling ceremony at its Spring Lake location.

The company will now operate under the new name i’move. Jason Epplett of Spring Lake and Melissa Hue of Zeeland were awarded free fitness memberships as the winners of a contest to guess the new name.

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.

“To better serve the needs of our clientele, we have expanded our programs beyond physical therapy. Going forward, we will serve West Michigan in three distinct areas: physical therapy, athletic performance and wellness solutions.” 

My Town Grand Haven: New owner of Fortino's shares plans for mainstay

My Town Grand Haven: New owner of Fortino's shares plans for mainstay

GRAND HAVEN, Mich.—A community cornerstone that’s been in business for more than a century has a new owner.

Dave Ten Cate with Capstone Real Estate says the deal for Fortino’s closed Tuesday.  Kelly Larson is buying the store, which is a popular destination for children looking for candy.  Larson already owns a couple of candy and ice cream stores in the area, including Sweet Temptations in Grand Haven.  She tells Ten Cate she intends to keep Fortino’s as it is; even the store’s name will remain untouched. 

Three generations of Fortinos owned and operated the downtown store for more than 107 years, making it one of the oldest family businesses in Grand Haven.  Former owner Ken Michlitsch said the shop came into his family by way of his wife’s grandfather.

My Town: Gray, Linkner and Post Join Varnum Law

My Town: Gray, Linkner and Post Join Varnum Law

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- Varnum is pleased to announce the addition of three experienced attorneys to the firm.

Charles F. Gray and Adam M. Linkner have joined the firm's Metro Detroit office, and Eric R. Post has joined the firm's office in Grand Rapids.

Gray is an intellectual property lawyer with significant experience drafting and prosecuting patents in various fields, including the automotive and medical industries. He is also experienced in trademark prosecution, IP litigation, and drafting software, trademark and patent license agreements. He joins the firm from McDonald Hopkins LLC. Prior to his legal career, he worked as an electrical engineer at Herman Miller, Inc.

My Town: Local First & Boxed GR showcase businesses in Local Treasure Holiday Box

My Town: Local First & Boxed GR showcase businesses in Local Treasure Holiday Box

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- Local First and Boxed GR are collaborating this fall to offer the Local Treasure Holiday Box - a holiday gift box full of full-size and sample products and gift cards,  all from West Michigan retailers and specialty service providers.

The box’s contents are valued at more than $350, but only cost $32, making this limited edition gift a smart and easy way to give local goodies to those who love all things Michigan.

Unwrap the following items in the box:

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.