Community Services

Blood drive at NRMS will save lives

June 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Rockford High School Interact Club is hosting a blood drive at North Rockford Middle School on Wednesday, June 26 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm for Michigan Blood. According to coordinator Rebecca Avella, a Rockford High School student, summer is a time of high need and low donations of blood. “The summer blood drive is usually quite slow because most people do not know it [...]

Local businesses team up to keep the Rogue River beautiful

June 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

Volunteers needed for the June 8 event   Wolverine Brand and Rockford Footwear Depot will sponsor a community effort to keep the Rogue River banks free of trash and other debris on Saturday, June 8 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Rockford Footwear Depot (235 N Main St, Rockford, MI.) “Whether used for fishing, kayaking, canoeing or simply admired from the White Pine [...]

Rockford youth joins the “Brotherhood of Eagle Scouts”

June 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Will Avery Zimmerman earned the Boy Scouts’ highest level of achievement – Eagle Scout. A Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Court of Honor was recently held in the sanctuary of Rockford United Methodist Church (RUMC) to recognize a 17-year old Rockford youth for achieving the highest rank attainable in Boy Scouting – the rank of Eagle Scout. A large gathering of [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society

June 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle – President Photo by Cliff Hill The preparation for moving to the new museum is not just a matter of taking things from one building and placing them in another. For readers not familiar with the old museum, the building consists of three areas leased by the Rockford Area Historical Society. One large room is used to display artifacts in several exhibits. [...]

Rockford Education Association selects scholarship recipients

June 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

The future looks bright for education if the Rockford Education Association Future Teacher Scholarship recipients are any indication. Competing against several qualified candidates, four young ladies were granted scholarships at the Honors Convocation Thursday, May 23 at Rockford High School. Two of them are planning careers in special education; the other two, in [...]
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