Community Services

YMCA offers fun options for kids this summer

May 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

The YMCA has plenty of options this summer to keep your kids active and having fun. Whether you put them in for one week or the entire summer, we have a diverse selection of camps and programs in a safe and caring environment. There are different locations as well between Howard Christensen Nature Center and the Wolverine Worldwide Family YMCA. The Howard Christensen Camp [...]

Grand Rapids’ version of The Amazing Race travels to Rockford

May 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Grand Rapids Urban Adventure Race: Summer Edition will be held June 29, 2013 in Rockford. Racers will start and finish their adventure along the Rogue River in downtown Rockford, with over 30 miles of biking, canoeing, running, and Amazing Race-like challenges in between. Registration is now open. Two-person teams will set out from Garden Club Park, searching for [...]

Early opening for Rockford’s Farm Market

May 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Voted “America’s Favorite Farmers Market” in 2011, the Rockford Farm Market is not content to rest on its laurels. Bowing to vendor and customer demand the Market’s sponsor, the City of Rockford, has decided to open the 2013 Farm Market Season three weeks early. So, mark your calendars. This year the Rockford Farm Market will open its 2013 season on Saturday, May [...]

100th Anniversary Celebrations of the Kent Garden Club

May 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Kent Garden Club (KGC) will celebrate its centennial celebration at the Women’s City Club (WCC) at the corner of Lafayette and Fulton on May 15, 2013. A play “Thanks for the Memories” commemorating many of the ground-breaking, community minded activities of these women will be performed by members in period appropriate clothing. The Kent Garden Club will also [...]

Wolverine Building Group “Takes Action” at Camp Roger

May 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Camp Roger and Wolverine Building Group joined forces on April 26 to “Swing Into Spring,” to construct a rope swing for use by campers and visitors. In preparation for their 75th anniversary, Wolverine Building Group donated labor and materials to construct the rope swing. This project is Wolverine’s first official “Take Action Day,” an annual company-wide [...]
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