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Honor our injured veterans with hometown picnic

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

By BETH ALTENA On August 21, 2006 Brian Belcher was in Afghanistan when his Humvee was ambushed and hit with a rocket. His legs and left arm were on fire, and he jumped out of his vehicle to try to put out the flames. He couldn’t pat the flames out and dropped to roll to try and stop the burning. When he stood again he was shot twice in the leg above his knee. His left [...]

Expanded National Night Out includes flavors of Rockford

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s National Night Out Tuesday, August 4, couldn’t have been any better. The weather was perfect, the turnout was teriffic and everyone had a good time. This year for the first time, Rockford closed off Bridge Street and allowed local merchants and restaurants to put up booths offering free samples. Attendees enjoyed a delicious cupcake display with the [...]

Cupcake sheetcake baker is an incredible woman

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dianna Robach kindly sent us a blurb about the impressive display of cupcakes for National Night Out. It is great because the maker of the cupcake is someone who is quietly working behind the scenes for rockford in many ways for many, many years. Dianna wrote, “I thought you would be interested in this story.  It refers to Rockford National Kids Night Out held [...]

ChoiceOne Bank Supports Cherry Health with $50,000 Donation

August 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

ChoiceOne Bank is providing a donation totaling $50,000 over two years to Cherry Health, an independent nonprofit and comprehensive primary health care provider. Jim Bosserd, Chief Executive Officer of ChoiceOne Bank, said the money is targeted to fund an overall project totaling $1.17 million, and will go toward two projects in Grand Rapids and Cedar Springs. Cherry [...]
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