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JOBS

Meijer to fill jobs

Meijer will hold a hiring event Thursday and Friday to fill jobs at its Tipp City distribution facility, company officials announced.

Meijer representatives meet with job candidates from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday to answer questions, assist with the application process and conduct interviews.

Applicants should be able to work in various temperature conditions and continuously handle product weighing up to 75 pounds, officials said.

Warehouse team candidates should have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent. They also should be available to work weekends, holidays and overtime when required. Pay is based on position, experience and shift assignment.

The Meijer distribution facility is at 4200 S. County Road 25A in Tipp City, Miami County.

Meijer, headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich., operates 203 “supercenters” and grocery stores in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky.

HEALTH CARE

CompuNet closing Dayton office

CompuNet Clinical Laboratories said it is closing a service center in Dayton.

CompuNet, the Moraine medical testing company, is closing its InterMed Patient Service Center, at 1520 S. Main St., Dayton. The InterMed location’s last day in business is Sept. 27, according to CompuNet.

The company is referring patients to two nearby centers: Park Plaza, 540 Lincoln Park Dr., Suite 170, Kettering (in the Lincoln Park Medical Complex); and Elizabeth Place, One Elizabeth Pl., Dayton.

In total, CompuNet operates seven rapid response laboratories at local cancer practices; 27 patient service centers; and runs Miami Valley Hospital and Miami Valley Hospital South’s in-hospital laboratories. CompuNet has a 15-county service area. STAFF REPORT

SOLICITATION

Looking for new car buyers

Have you recently purchased or leased a new car or truck? If so, we would like to talk with you about your experience. Please send your name and phone number to Jim Dillon at jdillon@coxohio.com.

TOURISM

World’s best amusement park

Ohio is home to the “Best Amusement Park in the World.”

Cedar Point took the top honor in industry publication Amusement Today’s annual Golden Ticket Awards, announced Sunday.

Amusement Today has named Cedar Point of Sandusky the world’s best amusement park for a consecutive 16 years based on an annual international poll. Cedar Point ride Millennium Force was also recognized as “Best Steel Roller Coaster in the World.”

Cedar Point sister attraction, Warren County’s Kings Island, was honored for having the “Best Kids’ Area.”

Amusement Today is an Arlington, Texas-based publication that covers the roller coaster and water park industry.

Cedar Point and Kings Island are operated by Sandusky-based Cedar Fair Entertainment Co. STAFF REPORT


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