Legacy competition brings former Rhythm Dance Center star home

Rhythm Dance Center (RDC), located in Belmont Michigan, recently competed in the Legacy National Dance Competition in Coopersville and celebrated the homecoming of one of its own, Rachel Siegel. Studio owner and artistic director, Jen Hanes, was glad to see her former student (who also happens to be a cousin) and knew her competitive dancers […]

100th Anniversary Celebrations of the Kent Garden Club

The Kent Garden Club (KGC) will celebrate its centennial celebration at the Women’s City Club (WCC) at the corner of Lafayette and Fulton on May 15, 2013. A play “Thanks for the Memories” commemorating many of the ground-breaking, community minded activities of these women will be performed by members in period appropriate clothing. The Kent […]

Meijer games wins governor’s fitness award

The Meijer State Games of Michigan has been awarded the 2013 Extraordinary Event/Organization Award by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. This award recognizes organizations or events that encourage others to make healthy choices by teaching, volunteering, role modeling or other community involvement. In its fourth year, the Meijer State Games of […]

Mother’s Day eve – Engelbert meets Elvis

Don’t know what to get mom for Mother’s Day? Well, bring her down to the American Legion in Rockford this Saturday evening for a gift she’s not likely to forget for a very long time. That’s right. The American Legion is hosting the legendary Elvis tribute artist Mr. Curt Lechner. Curt has performed to sell […]

North Rockford Middle School Bands rated superior

On May 2, 2013, both the 7th grade Concert Band and 8th grade Symphonic Band from North Rockford Middle School traveled to Big Rapids High School to perform at the State Band Festival. Both received Superior Division I ratings as well as earning a Superior Division I rating from the sight reading judge. Sight reading […]