Community Services

Rockford’s finest honored at induction ceremony

May 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

In appreciation— The Rockford Area Community Endowment selects those who have made important and lasting contributions to our community. Plaques with their names are permanently installed at Recognition Plaza. By BETH ALTENA Pillars of the greater Rockford community were recognized Tuesday, May 7 at a very special ceremony that had the meeting room of Rockford City Hall [...]

Day of Caring brings students to Rum Creek

May 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Twenty East Grand Rapids Middle School students spent Friday, May 3rd caring for Rum Creek. This event was part of the United Way’s Day of Caring, an annual event to promote the value in volunteerism. These students, along with 350 other classmates, participated in a variety of volunteer efforts around the Grand Rapids area. Trout Unlimited, along with the Dwight Lydell [...]

Kids fish free in May

May 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Free Kids’ Fishing every Saturday morning in May from 9-noon at the Izaak Walton League. Kids must be accompanied by an adult, but helpers and equipment are on hand! AND on May 18th a Make-Your-Own Rainbarrel workshop at the same time, for $35. They also available for purchase. 5641 Myers Lake [...]

Lions donate $5,000 for new museum

May 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Rockford Lion Paul Krupp was proud to present a check for $5,000 to Rockford Historical Society President Terry Konkle on Friday, May 10. According to Krupp, the Lions have an account they use to fund worthy projects around the community as well as international projects. The non-profit service club also is presenting a $10,000 check to the West Michigan Miracle League [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

May 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle – President   The new museum project has been a demanding yet rewarding one for our Rockford Area Historical Society. We were told many things when we started, and I thought readers might be interested in what some of those things were and whether they were pertinent or not. Regarding fundraising, we were advised not to let personal feelings get in the [...]
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