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2015 Detasseling Season
SPRING 2015 - April 25, 2015

Hello! We are looking forward to another great season this year!

Constantine, White Pigeon, and Three Rivers: Welcome to Five Star Detasseling!
We have sign-up meetings scheduled for you to attend with a parent or guardian. You only need to attend one of these meetings, come to the one that fits your schedule.

A "make-up" meeting has been scheduled for Paw Paw H.S. in the cafeteria on May 7th at 6:00 pm. Please make every effort to attend this meeting. You only need to attend if you missed one of the earlier meetings. This meeting is only intended for kids that missed the regular meetings from Marcellus, Lawton and Paw Paw.

Plainwell, Otsego, and Allegan please see notes below.

PLEASE SEE "WHAT TO BRING TO SIGN-UP" TOWARDS THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.

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CONSTANTINE - WHITE PIGEON - THREE RIVERS:

Welcome to Five Star Detasseling! Sign-up meetings have been set. Please come to the one that fits your schedule. Returning workers and new workers, we are excited to be working with you!!! You need to be 14 years old or older by July 10th. [Each meeting will last approximately 60-90 minutes. This includes completing required employment paperwork.]

MONDAY ---- MAY 4th - 7:00 pm -- Constantine Middle School Cafeteria
................................................................................................(260 West Sixth Street, Constantine)

TUESDAY --- MAY 5th - 7:00 pm -- Three Rivers Middle School Cafeteria
...............................................................................................(1101 Jefferson Avenue, Three Rivers)

WEDNESDAY - MAY 6th - 7:30 pm -- Constantine Middle School Cafeteria
................................................................................................(260 West Sixth Street, Constantine)

PLEASE SEE "WHAT TO BRING TO SIGN-UP" TOWARDS THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.

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PAW PAW - LAWTON - MARCELLUS

Meetings were already held however we are still looking for more detasselers so a second "Make-up" meeting will be held on Thursday May 7th, from 6-7:30pm at the Paw Paw H.S. Cafeteria.

You are welcome to attend this meeting even if you are from Paw Paw, Marcellus, Lawton or the surrounding area.

RETURNING WORKERS: We have had one sign-up meeting. We will have another Mid-May. Please check back for that information.

PLEASE SEE "WHAT TO BRING TO SIGN-UP" TOWARDS THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.
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PLAINWELL - OTSEGO

RETURNING WORKERS: We have had one sign-up meeting. We will have another Mid-May. Please check back for that information.

Due to a reduction in corn acres we are unable to take any new workers. Thank you for your interest in detasseling, sorry that we cannot provide any work for new workers. We are able to take RETURNING WORKERS. Please look for posted meeting dates.

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ALLEGAN:
Due to a reduction in corn acres to detassel no bus will be provided for corn detasseling in Allegan. Returning workers from Allegan are welcome to work this year but only if you provide your own transportation to Plainwell or Otsego. Thank you for your interest in detasseling, sorry that we cannot provide any work for new workers.

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WHAT TO BRING TO SIGN-UP - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

IF YOU ARE UNDER 18
Bring the following to the sign-up meeting
A parent or legal guardian.
A photocopy of your birth certificate (front & back if something is on the back) copies will be kept
Your Social Security card (just to be looked at)
A black pen
Banking Information (see below)

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OVER 18
BRING THE FOLLOWING TO THE MEETING

A photocopy of your Driverís License or Michigan ID card (front & back)
A photocopy of your Social Security Card (front & back)
All copies need to be kept
Banking Information (see below)
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EVERYONE SHOULD BRING:
A black pen

BANK INFORMATION:
For direct deposit bring:
1. bank routing number
2. your savings or checking account number (please check with your financial institution - this is usually a 10 digit number, your account number with additional numbers needed).

If using a checking account bring a voided check. If you do not have any paper checks visit your bank and they will give you a form with your information on it.

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YOU WORKED LAST YEAR (We have NO paper work from last year)
If you filled out paperwork last year, you need to do it all over again this year.
Age requirement you must be 14 before July 10th to be eligible for employment.
Please pass the word about the meetings.




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REMINDER: If your worker is not feeling well, injured, not rested... They should NOT come to work. When they are better they may then return to work.



***MUST READ*** SAFETY & GENERAL INFORMATION ***MUST READ***

1. Drink plenty of water the day before you start.
2. Bring 10 dollars cash for a camelbak - highly recommended!!
3. Eat a good breakfast and get plenty of rest the night before you work.
4. Dress for the weather, wear light colored clothing that will cover your arms and legs. We highly encourage you to wear long sleeve cotton shirts and apply suntan lotion daily.
5. Let us know if you have any special medical conditions such as inhalers or epi-pens.
6. Always respect others.
7. Be prepared to work, we will make it enjoyable for you if you have the right attitude.
8. Try to use footwear that is comfortable and supportive of your ankles...we will do alot of walking.
9. If you see a deer in the field ...yell out deer to fellow workers. (This is new this year.)
10. Lastly, we are excited to start the season and look forward to working with a great group of kids.

Joe, Tim and Lori.


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PAY INFORMATION is under the News/Calendar Tab.
ALL PAYROLL QUESTIONS go to Lori - please send her an email or call. Thanks
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