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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.

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon – July 16, 2009

July 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent What makes a professional a professional Last week I attended a convention sponsored by Money Concepts, the financial planning company that I am associated with. The convention was held in Asheville, North Carolina, which is a sightseer’s paradise. Of course, I have to attend educational classes, but there was time set aside to enjoy the [...]

How to deal with stress on the job

July 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

LUNCHEON LEARNING–Rockford Chamber of Commerce luncheons are always interesting and informative, and important people attend (note Dr. Shibler and John Decker at this luncheon). You could be one of them. The next luncheon is August 3. If you still have a job Going to the Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) luncheons might not make your job easier, but last month’s [...]

Manshaem graduates basic military training

July 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

Airman Keaton Manshaem graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, where his flight earned the coveted “Warrior Flight.” He completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airman Manshaem is [...]

Donations keep Lean on Me helping those in need

July 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

Lean on Me Director Lisa Shaffer (center) along with volunteers Duane Millering and Kathy Villegas welcome the many donations to the outreach center. Lisa Shaffer, director of Lean on Me outreach center, appreciates all the donations that keep the center helping residents through tough financial times. Recently, patrons of the Sand Bar in Sand Lake held a chili cook-off [...]

Happy birthday!

July 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Hammingh it up on Cowan Lake Logan David Hammingh, born July 13, 2007, celebrated his second birthday at home on Cowan Lake with family and friends. His mother, Stephanie Trudeau, a professor at Grand Rapids Community College, couldn’t be more proud of her little guy. “He is such a ham,” says Stephanie. “I can’t believe he is already two.” Pictured, Logan [...]
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