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West Pharmaceuticals

to hold job fairs

JERSEY SHORE — West Pharmaceuticals, leading provider of injectable solutions and services and major partner helping manufacture parts for the COVID vaccine, is hosting a job fair in Jersey Shore on Tuesday, Sept. 14 and Tuesday, Sept. 21 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Their Jersey Shore plant is currently manufacturing products that are used for COVID vaccines, so those who are passionate about helping aid in the pandemic are encouraged to apply.

The job fair will take place at the Wheeland Center, 1201 Locust St., Jersey Shore and will conduct on-site interviews. There is no experience necessary, training will be provided.

West is hiring for Production Operators, Maintenance, Warehouse, Quality and Tooling roles. All positions include health and dental benefits and paid time off starting day one, along with a $1,000 sign-on bonus and potential for quarterly incentive bonuses. Production starting pay is $17.05/hour, with higher starting pay for those with experience.

Coltrane to speak at DAR meeting Sept. 14

LOCK HAVEN – The Col. High White-Col. John Chatham Chapter of the DAR will meet in the Ross Library’s third floor community room on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m.

A brief business meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. A program at 7 p.m. that will focus on a few descendants of John Baird (1640-1693) will begin at 7 p.m. The program is open to the public.

Guest speaker Loretta Coltrane, local women’s history researcher, will talk about Renovo native Jean Katherine Baird (1873-1918), an educator, noted author of 13 young adult novels, supporter of women’s suffrage and temperance. Baird was the daughter of William Preston Baird (1833-1887) and Mary Tamson Hughes Baird (1837-1897), some of the first settlers in the Renovo area.

DAR is dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through better education for children.

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