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Celebrated Service: The top business picks by patrons

Celebrated Service: The top business picks by patrons

ADA, Mich.—Six small businesses that have won over patrons will soon be honored on the big screen.

Celebration Cinema recently announced the winners of its 2015 Celebrated Service Award.  The latest winners include Wolfgang’s Restaurant in Grand Rapids, Sweet Spot Disc Golf in Muskegon and Crow’s Nest restaurant in Portage.  Other honorees include Hair Innovations & Day Spa in Benton Harbor, Golden Harvest in Lansing and Mitchell’s Gourmet Deli & Market in Mount Pleasant.

Celebration Cinema says the public cast 36,400 votes for this year’s finalists. 

A New Community Program That Keeps Cash Local

A New Community Program That Keeps Cash Local

 

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A New Community Program That Keeps Cash Local

 

Muskegon Lakeshore Community Cash

Muskegon Lakeshore Community Cash

Lakeshore Community Cash; A new currency that keeps cash local. Lakeshore Community Cash is a gift certificate program that keeps money in our community & offers Muskegon residents and businesses an easy platform for gift giving.

Let your employees, clients, co-workers, friends and family members choose the gifts they really want, with Lakeshore Community Cash.

Purchase Community Cash today at www.muskegon.org. This cash is redeemable at:

 

Michigan Works! Hosts Construction Trades Hiring Event

Michigan Works! Hosts Construction Trades Hiring Event

Muskegon (September 29, 2014) – Michigan Works! Muskegon-Oceana will host a Construction Trades Hiring Event on Friday October 3rd at the Michigan Works Service Center in Muskegon.  There are immediate openings for the following positions:

 

  • TRAVELING COMMERCIAL SUPERINTENDENTS (small-medium retail projects)

Requirements: 3 years experience, driver’s license, supervisory, blueprints

  • TRAVELING COMMERCIAL CARPENTERS (small-medium retail projects)

Requirements: finish and rough finish, driver’s license, blueprints

  • CARPENTERS (concrete form work, general trade, stud & drywall, flooring, building scaffolding, highway bridge work, & welders)

Requirements: Entry level, knowledge of basic hand tools, measurements

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.

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.

My Town: Head of ADAC Automotive to lead automotive supplier board

My Town: Head of ADAC Automotive to lead automotive supplier board

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CASCADE, Mich.– Jim Teets, President & CEO of ADAC Automotive (Grand Rapids, Michigan/USA), has been nominated as chairman of the Board of Directors of VAST – one of the leading automotive suppliers in security and access control products.

The position of chairman was created in the context of organizational changes in 2010, and it was decided that this function will rotate among the three VAST partners every two years. Harry Stratton, Chairman of STRATTEC Security (Milwaukee, Wisconsin/USA), was the first chairman. The last two years Rainer Goelz, CEO of WITTE Automotive (Velbert, Germany), headed up the VAST Board of Directors, which defines the strategic goals of the alliance, oversees the implementation of the VAST global initiatives and provides advice to the VAST leadership team.