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Reading Rocks welcomes self-publisher

July 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Reading is the foundation for the future, and at the Reading Rocks in Rockford in August, published author and business owner Tricia L. McDonald will bring depth to your understanding and love of the written word in her presentation on The New Face of Self-Publishing. The world of self-publishing has exploded with more authors choosing this option as their first foray [...]

AT&T is again ACE sponsor for Volley for Mitchell

July 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Pictured are, back row Kristen Hartnagel, Steve Peterson;middle Pete MacGregor, Ruth Gaudard, Mimi Wyatt, Sandy Peterson, Chip Boatright; front Mitchell Peterson. Ruth Gaudard from AT&T presented the Peterson Family and some of the directors of VFM with a check for $5,000.  This makes AT&T the “ACE” sponsor for the 7th annual Volley for Mitchell charity and [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

July 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle – President I received this note a couple of months ago from Phyllis Arver Hessler. She addressed it to the Rockford Area Museum and she wrote: “I wrote this story for the writing class I belong to at Clark Retirement. I live here now in Grand Rapids. I may not have all the facts right but my Fellow Writers should enjoy it. I would like to visit the new [...]

Rockford family gives back in their time of loss

July 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Evans family of Rockford is turning their grief and loss into an opportunity to reach out to needy children all over the world.  Their precious 11-year old Lily passed away this winter after a long illness.  Lily’s family is honoring her memory by donating her stuffed animal collection to Operation Christmas Child. On Tuesday, July 30 at 6:30, friends, family and [...]

Gilda’s Laughfest and Cirque De Fairfield place friendly wager on attempt to beat fake mustache record

July 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Loser to don winner’s wear “This year’s world record attempt was a seriously fun time,” said Leann Arkema, president and CEO, Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids and LaughFest. “It was a great way to kick off the 2013 festival. We thank all of the participants who came out and donned a mustache to help us break the world record.” Let the competition for the [...]
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