Community Services

Fifteen and Still Going Strong! Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford

August 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford 5K Run/Walk and Kids for Kids K is celebrating its 15th year on Saturday August 17th in downtown Rockford. While it is hard to improve on this great event, the MRTR Committee has done just that with a few changes made to the Pre-Registered/Late Registration held the Friday night before the race. Packet pick-up and late registration location [...]

West Michigan Sports Commission hires manager, launches website

August 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Fundraising Campaign Continues with Buy-a-Brick Campaign to Close Gap on $7.4 Million Project to Attract Travelling Baseball and Softball Tournaments to West Michigan   The West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) is making some strategic game plays to bring its Art Van Sports Complex closer to reality with the hire of Bryan Baar as complex manager and the launch of a [...]

Rockford students work to pay it forward

August 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Rockford students ask neighbors to donate one dollar to purchase school supplies for a school in Grand Rapids. They are pictured here with last year’s donation. Their goal was 10,000 supplies; they were able to donate over 16,000. Megan Malley and Allison Lang met last spring with Ms. Bridget Cheney, principal of Congress Elementary School in Grand Rapids. The girls are [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

August 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle – President   During the months of July and August the Rockford Area Historical Society does not have meetings. Our program meetings are the first Thursday of the other ten months, and they will begin on September 5, 2013. Vic Villarreal will present “The Edmund Fitzgerald” at 7:00 P.M. at the Community Cabin. All of the society meetings are at the [...]

How does your garden grow?

August 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Sisters Mariaand Zara McFarland under the sunflower, with tomatoes and kale. The garden planted by the second-graders from Cannonsburg Elementary School is doing very well. Every year Don Kurylowicz donates space behind the Grist Mill in his 4 raised beds Mazie Carpentier with a cucumber (and somekitty-cat face paint). for the kids to plant so they can learn where [...]
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