LifeWalk Events – June 20

Alpha Family Center will host its annual LifeWalk Events on Saturday, June 20th at Morley Park in Cedar Springs. The events include a 5K LifeRun at 8:30 a.m., Kids’ FunRun at 9:15 a.m., LifeWalk at 10 a.m. and Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also, the Baby Bottle Blessing change drive runs through […]

It’s Not Just a “Wish Upon a Star”

by Marcia Hufstader, member of Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Grand Rapids   “Lord, hear our cry” is the theme for National Day of Prayer this year, May 7th. This is taken from 1 Kings 8:28, which reads: “Hear the cry and the prayer that your servant is praying in your presence this day.” Interestingly, […]

Scouting for Food donations surpass last year’s record


With the generosity of the Rockford community, Boy Scout Troop 282 was able to collect 984 pounds of food as part of the 2015 national Boy Scouts of America Scouting for Food Drive.   Members of the troop distributed a 1,000 collection bags and flyers in Rockford neighborhoods on March 19 and returned on Saturday, March […]

2015 Grand Rapids Walk to Cure Arthritis set for May 2nd, John Ball Park Zoo

Sowa family (Jenison, MI) travels to Washington DC advocating for legislation to help people who have arthritis. Patient’s Access to Treatments Act of 2015 introduced on March 25 in House of Representatives. Grand Rapids, MI –Help find a cure for arthritis by participating in the 2015 Grand Rapids Walk to Cure Arthritis on Saturday, May […]

Lucky winner receives beautiful rug from Rockford Floor Covering


Community EXPO continues to give after event There’s nothing like winning something that will last nearly forever and add beauty to your home, and EXPO visitor ???? did just that by winning a Tayse five by eight-foot area rug from Rockford Floor Covering. Randy VandeWerp and the fine staff of Rockford Floor have been at […]