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  • TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., August 4, 2009 — Michigan Gubernatorial candidate and U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra, R-Holland, continues with his promise to perform 100 different Michigan jobs throughout his campaign with a stop at Cherry Bay Orchards tonight.   At 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, Hoekstra will begin working at Cherry Bay Orchards, a Shoreline Fruit, LLC orchard, located in Suttons Bay, Mich.

    Based in Traverse City, Mich., Shoreline Fruit, LLC focuses on growing, processing and marketing premium fruit products. The company’s mission is to consistently produce, market and deliver the highest quality dried fruit products for retail and specialty food marketers, distributors and industrial users throughout the world. Shoreline Fruit, LLC. selects only the best available fruit for its premium quality dried fruit from farms located in the Great Lakes and New England regions.  For his job with the orchard, Hoekstra will be working at Cherry Bay Orchards, located at 10351 E Solom Rd. in Suttons Bay picking cherries with the team.

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  • HOLLAND, Mich., August 4, 2009 — U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra, R-Holland, today announced that he will be opting into Michigan's gubernatorial public funding program.

    "Michigan's public financing system is designed to provide matching funds to grassroots campaigns that have proven their ability to raise $100 donations from a large number of citizens across the state," said Hoekstra. "Over these past few months, I have been honored by the broad base of support we have built for our campaign, and we are going to continue to discuss with the public their ideas on how to improve the state."

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