Rockford Register, April 30, 2009

Fri.-Sat., May 1-2

Garage Sale-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Blythefield Christian Reformed Church, 6350 Kuttshill Drive, Rockford. Proceeds to go to Nicaragua Mission Trip.

Monday, May 4

14th Annual Community Golf Outing-Registration from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with shotgun start at 1 p.m. at Blythefield Country Club, presented by Rockford Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds support several community and chamber events. Register on or before April 27 with Rockford Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call at (616) 866-2000 or e-mail to membership@rockfordmichamber.com.

Tuesday, May 5

Mended Hearts Meeting-7 p.m. at Spectrum Health Fred & Lena Meijer Heart Center, 100 Michigan St. NE, Grand Rapids, in Room 8815 on the eighth floor. Mended Hearts, a volunteer nonprofit support group offers hope, information and encouragement to heart patients, families and caregivers. For more information, contact Jim Oldfield at (616) 891-9395.

Country Music-9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at Rockford Ambulance Community Center. Rockford. Music

Rockford Rotary Club Meeting-noon at the Community Cabin. Dave Bowman (PCC Sudan) will be this week’s speaker. Members enjoy lunch, socializing and speakers, while organizing local and international service projects. To find out more about the Rotary Club or to visit as a guest, contact any local Rotarian.

Wednesday, May 6

Business Counseling-Starting a new business or have questions about your existing business? The Rockford Chamber of Commerce and the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) would like to help. SCORE is a nonprofit organization sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration and is dedicated to helping the small-business community through no-fee mentoring, business counseling and low-cost workshops. A SCORE counselor will be at the Chamber starting at 9 a.m. Please call the Chamber at (616) 866-2000, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., to schedule an appointment.

Bingo-1 p.m. at Rockford Ambulance Community Room, sponsored by Rockford Community Services. For more information, call Marcia at (616) 863-6322.

3-D Archery-every Wednesday through Sept. 23, 2009. Start off at 5 to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy 30 3-D stations set in spacious woods.

Thursday, May 7

Rockford Area Historical Society Meeting-7 p.m. at the Community Cabin. Hosts Kirsten Carlson Farmer and David Carlson will speak about the Hunter Carlson family history. Meeting is free and open to the public.

Friday, May 8

Spaghetti Dinner-5 to 7 p.m. at the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 3946, corner of 13 Mile Road and Summit. Enjoy spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad, garlic bread and desserts. Proceeds to help the veterans and their families. For more information, call Fran at (616) 866-1483.

About Squire News

The Squire has been Rockford’s free weekly newspaper since 1871. Our loyal readership includes over fifteen thousand homes in the Rockford area, including the affluent Lakes area of Lake Bella Vista, Bostwick Lake and Silver Lake; Belmont, Blythefield, as well as Algoma, Courtland, Cannon and Plainfield Townships. The Squire is distributed through the U.S. Post Office every Thursday. We also deliver to in-town businesses and homes with paper carriers and news stands in our grocery stores and over thirty local shops.
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