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2014 Summer Visitors Guide Available

2014 Summer Visitors Guide Available

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2014 Visitors Guide highlights Muskegon County’s visitor amenities, annual events

 

Muskegon, MI – Just in time for the Spring and Summer tourism season, and coinciding with the activation of Travel Michigan’s Summer Pure Michigan campaign, the Muskegon County Convention & Visitors Bureau released its 2014 Visitors Guide today, featuring colorful photos and articles on the many activities, events and amenities available to visitors to Muskegon County, one of West Michigan’s top tourism destinations. The official Muskegon County Visitors Guide is now available free of charge by calling the CVB toll-free at 800-250-9283 or by directing your browser to www.visitmuskegon.org and clicking on the “Request a Visitors Guide” link.

 

Controlling the spread of Infectious Diseases

Controlling the spread of Infectious Diseases

 

 

Muskegon, MI – In honor of Michigan Public Health Week, April 21-25, 2014, Public Health – Muskegon County will be presenting a one-hour free seminar on Thursday, April 24 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Mercy Health Hackley Campus Youngberg Auditorium titled Working Together to Control the Emergence and Spread of Infectious Diseases in Muskegon County.

 

The event will consist of a review of Muskegon County trends in infectious diseases that are required to be reported to the local health department. Public Health staff will also share their experiences with infectious disease control from the public health point of view. This event is free and open to the public and an opportunity for anyone interested to learn more about the roles and responsibilities of the local public health department as they relate to infectious disease surveillance and investigation.

Montague road closed due to wash out


MONTAGUE TWP., Mich. (WZZM) - A road in Montague Township is closed after flood waters have washed out a bridge.

Eilers Road is closed between Whitbeck Road and Ochs Road due to the wash out.

There is no estimate at this time as to how long the road will be closed.

The Muskegon County Road Commission has also closed M-120 at Holton-Duck Lake Road due to flooding undermining a small bridge.

MAISD Board sets first round interviews for new Superintendent

MAISD Board sets first round interviews for new Superintendent

MAISD Board sets first round interviews for new Superintendent

 

The Muskegon Area Intermediate School District Board of Education has invited four candidates to interview to replace retiring Superintendent Dave Sipka. The invitations were extended near the end of a special board meeting on Friday, April 11 with consultant Gary Rider. Rider is the Regional President of the Michigan Leadership Institute who was selected by the Board to lead the search effort.

 

During the meeting, Rider presented nineteen applicants to the Board. The Board reviewed their resumes, and then Rider facilitated the process to narrow the field to those the Board wanted to invite to interview. The board also discussed the importance of feedback from parents, students, staff, and the community during the process, and began to develop interview questions.

 

Double JJ Resort Looks to Hire 200+ Summer Staff at Upcoming Job Fair.

Double JJ Resort Looks to Hire 200+ Summer Staff at Upcoming Job Fair.

Double JJ Resort Looks to Hire 200+ Summer Staff at Upcoming Job Fair,
Saturday April 19, 2014

ROTHBURY, MI - April 11, 2014

 

As the Double JJ Resort continues to gear up for the summer season, the resort will be increasing the number of employees to over 400, hiring roughly 200 new staff members. Both full-time and part-time staff are needed for the summer season. On-site housing is available at the resort for interested candidates.

 

My Town: Longtime family business expands to Comstock Park

My Town: Longtime family business expands to Comstock Park

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich.—A 114-year-old family business is expanding beyond the lakeshore.

West Michigan Roofing & Construction’s newest branch is located at 3736 West River Drive NE in Comstock Park.  The new location is managed by Edward Macklin III and Joseph Waldner.

West Michigan Roofing & Construction is based in Spring Lake, but provides roofing services to residents throughout the West Michigan area, including Holland, Muskegon, Whitehall, Ada and Rockford.  The business also installs siding, windows, doors and skylights.  The business provides fee estimates.  For additional information visit the West Michigan Roofing & Construction website.

Muskegon Country Club Easter Brunch/Egg Hunt

Muskegon Country Club Easter Brunch/Egg Hunt

The Muskegon Country Club is sponsoring their Easter Brunch from 11am - 3pm on Sunday, April 20, 2014. Reservations can be made by calling 231-755-3737. There will be a full array of breakfast food along with lunch items and cold sides. They will also have food made special for kids, like mac & cheese, chicken fingers, french fries & cookies.

The club will have an Easter Egg Hunt at 2pm sharp that day, so come prepared to get out there and hunt for some eggs.