A Sprouts Farmers Market coming to Lake Forest needs a 150 full- and part-time workers to keep the aisles stocked and the cash registers humming.
The nearly 30,000-square-foot supermarket, under construction in a former Petco store at 24332 Rockfield Blvd., opens at 7 a.m. Aug. 14. More details on the grand opening will land by summer, the company said in a statement.
Sprouts will host a hiring fair at a later date for positions that include department managers, assistant department managers and clerks in the produce, meat and seafood, deli, grocery, bakery departments.
The Phoenix-based grocer says it offers competitive pay, team member discounts, and career advancement opportunities.
Interested candidates should jump to the front of the line by applying online at sprouts.com/careers or call 1-866-925-2396 for non-managerial roles.
The Lake Forest store will include the usual fodder of a grocery store, plus an in-house butcher (think: hand-crafted sausages and special cuts of meat), grab-and-go lunch or dinner items, freshly baked goods and craft beer and wine.
Seventh Sense Botanical Therapy CBD opened Thursday, May 16th, at the Brea Mall.
The retailer is owned by Green Growth Brands and sells hemp-derived CBD-infused personal care and beauty products such as body lotion, muscle balm, body wash, bath salts, sugar scrub, bath bomb, lip balm, and face oil.
The kiosk is located on the first level of the mall near Sephora and Forever 21.
CBD is a compound found in the hemp and cannabis plants; its makers and many users say it has a number of medical benefits (without making people high). Marijuana-based CBD recently was approved by the FDA for use in the treatment of epilepsy.
Standalone CBD shops have been making their way onto the retail scene gradually as the use and legality of hemp and marijuana has expanded. In March, Happy Supplements opened in San Clemente. The boutique store sells a variety of CBD-infused items and health supplements.
Jeffrey McGuane will be the new CEO of Fox Racing, a motocross and mountain bike gear and apparel company in Irvine, effective June 3, the company said in a statement. Paul Harrington, who has served as Fox CEO since 2015, will move to the board and assist with the transition.Â McGuane comes to Fox from Specialized Bicycles where he was the U.S. general manager and leader of global markets. Before that, he was president and CEO of ONE Industries from 2013 to 2015.
Kris Paquin has joined Yamaha Corporation of America as vice president of operations.Â She reports directly to Jeff Scott, corporate vice president of finance and administration.Â Before joining Yamaha, Paquin spent nearly six years with Neovia Logistics as director of supply chain transformation, where she oversaw seven product distribution centers across North America.
Windes, an Irvine-based accounting firm, has appointed Therese Cheevers and Ed Fazio as partners in its employee benefit services and tax and accounting practices, respectively. Cheevers joined Windes in 2007; her focus includes pension and cash balance plans, 401(k) plans and cross-tested profit sharing plans. Fazio started with Windes in 2006; his practice includes tax planning for business owners and analysis of multi-state corporations, as well as facilitating mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, succession planning, and real estate tax deferral strategies.
Linda Shipkey Martin is a new partner and general manager at Orange-based Westbound Communications. The company said she brings decades of experience in food marketing to Westbound, which the firm plans to build upon to expand its consumer practice. Martin previously was a managing director, partner and global account leader in the Los Angeles office of Porter Novelli, a global communications agency.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County was awarded a $51,200 grant from the Walmart Foundation to help fight hunger among older adults in the community through CalFresh application assistance. With the money, Second Harvest hopes to increase access to CalFresh (known federally as SNAP) for older adults. SNAP is the largest federal program dedicated to providing aid to millions of low-income individuals and families in hunger insecure communities.
Deepak Sinha, a former sales executive with Accenture, IBM and DuPont, has opened the Anago of Orange County Master Franchise for Anago Cleaning Systems. Anago Cleaning Systems is a commercial cleaning franchise with more than 1,500 franchisees in the U.S. and internationally.
A U.S. Marine Corps family from Camp Pendleton, Sgt. Steven Gilbraith, his wife Ilze, and their three children are the recipients of a newly restored 2017 Toyota Highlander in recognition of May Military Appreciation Month and Motherâ€™s Day from Caliber Collision and Allstate Insurance.
The donation from Caliber Collision and Allstate Insurance is part of a national program to repair and donate vehicles to individuals in need of reliable transportation.
The Gilbraith family was nominated for the car donation by Armed Â Services YMCA (ASYMCA), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen military families.
Over the past six years, Caliber Collision and its industry partners have donated nearly 300 cars valued at over $4 million.
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