Community Services

Northern Physical Therapy to Host Third Annual Women’s Health Event

May 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Northern Physical Therapy’s Cathy DeBerti (left) is a Physical Therapist Assistant with over 25 years of experience, Cindy Heethuis (center) is a Patient Care Specialist, and Julie Blodgett (right) is a Physical Therapist with over 25 years of experience. Northern Physical Therapy will be hosting their third annual Women’s Health Educational Event at their Sparta [...]

Camp Good Grief accepting applications

May 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Hospice of Michigan is accepting applications for Camp Good Grief, a day camp designed to help children cope with the loss of a loved one. The free one-day camp is being held on Friday, June 14 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Camp Newaygo, located at 5333 Centerline Road in Newaygo. Children ages 8-17 are invited to attend. “At a time when they’re trying to fit in, the death [...]

Wolverine donates to Historical Society

May 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Pat Frye, Rockford Historical Society and Marshall Davis from Wolverine at the Rockford Area Historical Museum. Wolverine Brand, the makers of authentic work boots, shoes and apparel, is making a donation to the Rockford Area Historical Society in addition to the gift from the Wolverine Worldwide Foundation of $25,000. Founded in 1883, Wolverine has a long history in the [...]

Rockford woman raises money for cancer

May 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

By Cindy M. Cranmer   Lile Haddad,8, worked hard to pay it forward by selling items at the fundraising event to benefit Relay for Life. Anyone who believes that one woman can’t make a difference has never met Chloe Haddad. Haddad raised about $700 to fight cancer by donating her time, talents and items. Some friends joined her at her fundraising event with their [...]

Relay walkers want cancer comrades

May 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

By Susan B. Lovell   Mary Ann McAvoy is inviting fellow cancer survivors to literally come walk the walk with her May 17-18 at N. Rockford Middle School. That is the annual 24-hour Relay For Life honoring cancer survivors and raising money for the American Cancer Society. Mary Ann is a warrior who has successfully overcome two bouts of cancer in the past eight years. [...]
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