Full-Time Market Manager Job Opening

March 23, 2018

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Position: Up To Two (2) Full-time Positions
Compensation: Experience Determines Base, Success Determines Commissions/Bonuses and continued employment
Position Opens/Closes: March 23, 2018  through April 15th, 2018.

The Great Lakes Radio, Inc (GLR) Market Manager — in addition to delivering personal cash sales of at least $10,000 a month — will be responsible for the company’s marketing, sales, promotional, and branding success while at the same time working with each department to unify all efforts to maximize and realized actual sales/marketing success for the company locally and with advertising agencies.

Market Manager will require about 1/2 time selling in the community, building a customer base, building select community organization rapport, and helping sales people build client relationships and successfully close. Regular, even weekly, attendance of community and organization meetings to improve and/or maintain relationships for GLR is required.

Time not spent in the community will be in-house working with sales people and other departments to help optimize GLR long-term sales goals and short-term cash flow.Read the rest

Soo Locks Open and the 2018 Shipping Season Begins

March 23, 2018

DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., will open Sunday, March 25, marking the beginning of the 2018 Great Lakes shipping season.

“Although, we have yet to know which ship will be the first through the locks this year, several ships are scheduled to leave their lay-up ports Friday, so we expect a very busy opening day,” said Kevin Sprague, area engineer, Soo Area Office. “People can check the district Facebook page for first boat photos and updates through the weekend.”

“The Soo Locks are a critical connection in the Great Lakes navigation system and we are dedicated to their reliability,” said Lt. Col. Dennis P. Sugrue, district engineer, Detroit District. “Thanks to our talented team at the Soo Locks. We have completed several critical maintenance projects this winter.… Read the rest

NMU’s Britney Reese Receives AAUW Award, March 23

March 23, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– 3/23/2018- Northern Michigan University student Britney Reese recently won the 2018 Martha Griffiths Award from the Marquette Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The Rock, Mich., native is a computer science major and mathematics minor. She received $250, a certificate and a recognition dinner.

Reese is a member of the NMU Robotics Club and the NMU student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery. She developed the entire frontend public web interface for the registration system to the Michigan Mathematics Prize Competition. Reese headed a team of Robotics Club members who built and programmed the new quadruped walking robot for the Northern Evolutionary Robotics Laboratory and led several discussions with grade school children who visited there. She took the lead in deciphering the programming interface of a Timex-Sinclair vintage computer and wrote a working program for the computer for NERL.… Read the rest

Earth Hour at NMU March 24

March 23, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Earth Hour, 8:30-9:30 p.m.

This is an international, grassroots movement in which participants turn off all their lights and unplug all electronics for one hour in the name of energy conservation. It also closes out NMU’s related Turn Down the Lights campaign. For more information, visit https://www.earthhour.org/.… Read the rest

Soo Locks Open and the 2018 Shipping Season Begins

March 23, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– 03/23/2018– The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., will open Sunday, March 25, marking the beginning of the 2018 Great Lakes shipping season.

“Although, we have yet to know which ship will be the first through the locks this year, several ships are scheduled to leave their lay-up ports Friday, so we expect a very busy opening day,” said Kevin Sprague, area engineer, Soo Area Office. “People can check the district Facebook page for first boat photos and updates through the weekend.”

“The Soo Locks are a critical connection in the Great Lakes navigation system and we are dedicated to their reliability,” said Lt. Col. Dennis P. Sugrue, district engineer, Detroit District. “Thanks to our talented team at the Soo Locks. We have completed several critical maintenance projects this winter.… Read the rest

Marquette Co Horse Club Annual Tack Sale, March 24

March 23, 2018

Negaunee, Mich.– Marquette Co Horse Club is having their annual Tack Sale this Friday, March 24. It will be at the Negaunee Township Hall located at 42 M-35, Negaunee, Mi 49866. There is a $1.00 Entry at the door and 10% of the commission on any of the items sold will go to the club.

check in: 9am-10:30am
Sale is: 11am-1pm

Visit our website for more information: http://www.mqtchc.net/march-24-2018-tack-sale.html

 … Read the rest

Looking for a great summer opportunity helping the public learn more about some of Michigan’s wonderful recreation opportunities?

March 23, 2018

We’re looking for a state worker for the DNR Pocket Park in Escanaba.

Escanaba, Mich.– 03/23/2018- Duties will include grounds and facilities maintenance; opening the Pocket Park to the public during scheduled time periods; maintaining fishing, archery, and pellet guns and providing that equipment to qualified park visitors; Pocket Park communications and customer service.

Applicants must possess a high school diploma and be willing to work a variety of shifts (including weekends and holidays). Experience in grounds and facility maintenance and outdoor recreation preferred. The seasonal position pays $9.35 an hour and runs from April 10 through Sept. 29 (1,040 hours). The job can earn a successful applicant college internship credit.

To apply, send a resume with three references and a completed DNR application (available online at mi.gov/dnrjobs under the section on seasonal jobs at state parks and harbors) by March 31 to Jon Spieles, Michigan DNR, 5100 State Highway M-123, Newberry, MI 49868.… Read the rest

NMU Pow Wow March 24

March 23, 2018

Marquette, MI – The 25th annual “Learn to Walk Together” pow wow will be held on Saturday, March 24, at the Marquette National Guard Armory on Lincoln Street. Admission is free. Doors open at 11 a.m., with grand entries at noon and 6 p.m.

NMU’s Native American Student Association is hosting the event, with coordinated support from the American Indian Science and Engineering Society and the Native American Language and Culture Club.

The pow wow begins with the grand entry and flag song, followed by the veterans’ honor song for all veterans in attendance.

The emcee will provide information on the following dances: male and female traditional dances; jingle dress and grass dance; and male and female fancy dance. Social dances such as inter-tribal, round dance and two-step will also be featured and the audience is invited to participate. Artisan and vendor booths will provide a variety of craft items, reference materials and food.… Read the rest

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