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ALDI hiring for Holland store

ALDI hiring for Holland store

HOLLAND, Mich.—ALDI is hiring in Holland.

The company will hold a hiring event for its Holland store on Monday, November 4, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  ALDI is looking for cashiers and shift managers. Both positions pay $10.50 per hour; staff working at least 20 hours a week will be eligible for full health insurance, dental coverage and a 401K.

Applicants must be 18 years or old, have a high school diploma or GED, pass a drug screening and background check and be available to work anytime between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. All employees must be able to lift 45 pounds.  Retail/management experience is preferred for the respective positions.

The Holland ALDI is located at 12511 Felch St.

When to trick-or-treat in your community

 When to trick-or-treat in your community

Halloween is Thursday, and many communities have set times for children to trick-or-treat.

Although the weather may not be pleasant, children are encouraged to visit homes and businesses at the following times:  

Ada Township

  • No designated time
  • Fire station #1 trick or treating: October 31,  6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Alpine Township

  • October 31 until dark/candy runs out

Belding

  • October 31, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Halloween Open House: October 31, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the fire station

Cannon Township

  • No set time; fire department will hand out treats October 31, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Cascade Township

  • October 31, 5:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m.

Hope College hosts prospective students Friday, Oct. 18

Hope College hosts prospective students Friday, Oct. 18

HOLLAND, Mich.

Columbine shooting victim's legacy honored in Holland

Columbine shooting victim's legacy honored in Holland

HOLLAND, Mich.—She was the first victim of the Columbine High School shooting, but Rachel Joy Scott’s legacy is living on here in Holland.

Throughout Thursday October 10, the community and students of Vanderbilt Charter Academy are taking part in “Rachel’s Challenge,” an anti-bullying campaign focused on replacing negativity with acts of kindness, respect and compassion.

The national program began Thursday morning with an assembly for younger students, and a workshop for middle school students.

Rachel’s Challenge caps off with a community event, where adults are invited to hear Rachel’s messages and learn more about how to positively impact others.  The Community Event Challenge starts at 7 p.m.  at Vanderbilt Charter Academy, located at 301 West 16th St. in Holland

Hope College sports medicine lecture to discuss importance of sleep

Hope College sports medicine lecture to discuss importance of sleep

HOLLAND, Mich. – The importance of sleep to functioning and health will be the focus of an address at Hope College by sleep researcher Dr. James B. Maas on Thursday, Oct. 10.

The presentation begins at 7 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel. The public is invited.  Admission is free.

Ottawa County companies look to hire 129 workers Tuesday

Ottawa County companies look to hire 129 workers Tuesday

OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich.-- Several Ottawa County companies are looking to fill at least 129 positions during Michigan Works! Employer Of The Day events Tuesday.

At the Michigan Works! Grand Haven service center, Adecco staffing agency will hiring for Herman Miller, Shape Corp. and NPR.  A total of 55 positions are open, including machine operators, with wages beginning between $9 and $10 an hour.

Applications will be accepted and on site interviews conducted from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  The Grand Haven service center is located at 1830 172nd Ave., in the D&W Plaza.

The Michigan Works! Holland service center will host Stratosphere Quality, NOVO 1 Contact Centers and The PIC Group.  Stratosphere Quality will be on site from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., looking for six full-time quality inspectors.  Benefits are included and the wage begins at $9 per hour. 

Presidential inauguration highlights Hope College homecoming

Presidential inauguration highlights Hope College homecoming

HOLLAND – Hope College’s 12th presidential inauguration will headline a busy homecoming weekend filled with community activities October 4 through October 6.

In addition to featuring the inauguration of Dr. John C. Knapp as president, the weekend will include art events, athletic contests, alumni events for every class from 1988 through 2013, a 5K run and a 50K bike ride, a picnic, a wide range of affinity gatherings and a worship service.  The weekend is expected to bring many to campus.

Area residents and those arriving early can attend a concert by the college’s Symphonette on Thursday, October 3, at 8 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.  Admission is free.