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 […]

Humane Society of West Michigan Hosts Third Annual Paws, Claws & Corks Fundraiser

Humane Society of West Michigan Hosts Third Annual Paws, Claws & Corks Fundraiser event to featured local cuisines, fine wines and live and silent auction to support yearly animal intake of 3,000 In the past year, Humane Society of West Michigan (HSWM) found new homes for 2,661 animals.  To continue serving the community and homeless […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

Terry Konkle – President   The Rockford Area Museum (RAM) is working on a new timeline display. It will consist of important events from our local history listed by the date that they occurred. The display will give visitors a place to look for answers as to when certain things took place and how those […]