Rockford Woman Takes Baking To a New Level- To Save Lives!

Long time Rockford resident, Rebecca Cruttenden, is elbow deep in cookie dough, but not just because she likes cookies. She is starting a protein cookie business called Clara Cookies that will donate 100% of the profits to help special needs children get adopted out of orphanages around the world. Cruttenden is the founder and director […]



The Wolverine Worldwide Family YMCA hosted its annual YMCA Auction at Wolverine Worldwide headquarters on January 30, with a goal to raise $75,000 to support the YMCA Scholarship program. Y Staff and board members were blown away by the generosity of those in attendance and the community at large. More than $122,000 was raised and […]

Students at Our Lady of Consolation school make rosaries to support mission work overseas

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Students at Our Lady of Consolation School are making a big impact not only in their community but across the world. 8th graders spent an hour putting together World Mission Rosaries as part of Catholic Schools Week. The students spent an hour making the rosaries on Thursday, January 22nd. The rosaries are part of a […]

Spring planting is near!

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Join the Arbor Day Foundation in February and receive 10 free blue spruce trees! Joining the Arbor Day Foundation is an ideal way to get in the mood for spring planting. Anyone from Michigan who joins the Foundation in February 2015 will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees to plant when the weather turns […]

Rockford knitters contribute to Big Heart, Little Hats campaign

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J.T. Stitchery drop off site for hundreds of hats To celebrate American Heart Month, Mended Little Hearts of West Michigan and the American Heart Association will be providing red hats for all babies born in February at participating Michigan hospitals. In just one week, Rockford’s own J.T. Stitchery and Frame Shop received 171 red hats […]