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Wooden swingset company receives tax exemption

The Solon Township board granted Jason Guyout Properties LLC (maker of the Woodlawn swingset) an industrial facilities exemption at its board meeting last week Tuesday, May 18.

The company is located at 13901 Woodlawn Hills Drive, off 17 Mile Rd.

Guyout reportedly wants to invest $125,000 in equipment, and $35,000 in facilities improvement. They would also be taking their current woodwaste and converting it into a usable resource. Guyout told the board that the number of full-time jobs would increase from 7 to 15.

The board held a public hearing on the issue, then voted to give them a 12-year exemption.

Panaceas under new ownership

Panaceas Natural Health Foods, 4320 14 Mile Road, located in the Cedar Rock strip mall just west of 14 Mile and Northland, is under new ownership and is offering new products. Vivian Felde took over the store, which was established in 2003. The store offers natural and organic foods, specialty foods, vitamins, and supplements. Felde said one of the things that makes them unique is that they offer case quantity discounts and a buyer’s club to help offset the cost of eating healthier. They also offer senior discounts to those 60 and over everyday. They are open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 10-4, and closed on Sunday. Phone (616) 866-7100.

MVF Thrift Store

The new Michigan Veterans Foundation Thrift Store had its grand opening on Saturday, May 1. The store, located at 4780 Cornfield Drive, ¼ mile north of 14 Mile, is a resale store dedicated to helping veterans and their families with food, housing, job placement assistance, clothing, etc. It is an extension of the Michigan’s Veterans Foundation, a non-profit agency, whose overall objective is to fill the gaps that currently exist in providing services to veterans.

They currently have a number of items they would like to donate to needy veterans, including an electric wheelchair, Dyna care peripheral circulatory assist for bed, merits scooter (needs battery), crutches, walkers, hoyer sling (xlg), and other items. They also appreciate donations. Contact them at 696-1800 or (616) 822-0390. Hours are Monday through Friday 9-6, Friday 9-5, and Saturday 9-2. Volunteers welcome.

DeltaTron Communicatins Service

Are you looking for a communications service for your business? Then check out DeltaTron Communications Service. Established in 2009 by owner James Pate, they offer business voice and data services for telephones and computers. They install and service business telephones, computer, and PA equipment. They offer networking, Wi-Fi, VOIP, and internet cameras. They cover areas of Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland and Kalamazoo. And they make sure the customer is happy. “We do it right the first time so our customers have less downtime. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” said Pate. “If it isn’t right, we make it right, and stick with it until it is.” They offer quality service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call them at (616) 799-0517, or visit their website at www.deltatrontelecom.com.

New quilt store opens

Garden Path Quilts, located at 25 S. Main Street in Cedar Springs, had its grand opening last week. Owner Barb Grutter is the store manager and has 18 years of quilting experience. The store offers quality quilt fabric, quilt books and patterns, and notions. They also teach quilt classes to beginners that follow all the way through to the final stitch. “We focus on beginner quilters, and take pride in our classes,” noted Grutter. “You can always get your quilt questions answered here.” Visit them Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10-5, Thursday from 10-7, and Saturday from 10-2. Call (616) 263-9434 for more information.

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