Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

By TERRY KONKLE President   Our fundraising auction is over! The positive three-day event proved once again that our area cares about making a difference in our history by supporting projects that benefit our community and its people. Over three hundred and fifty items were donated by individuals, families and businesses and about ninety five […]

Curves and Gild the Lily benefit Relay for Life

By Erin Cole   Curves involvement with Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society May fundraiser began from personal connections to those affected by cancer. Curves has given Gild the Lily the opportunity to join them in raising money for Relay for Life. A table and chairs will be auctioned at Gild the Lily on […]

Harvest Fest breakfast next community event for Rockford Lions

The Rockford Lions Club had a very busy and fun week. We were the proud host of district’s semi annual meeting. Lions members came to Rockford to represent our district Region 11-C1. In attendance were fellow Lions from Rockford, Ravenna, Marne, Grand Rapids, Grand Haven, Wyoming, Allendale, Greenville, Sparta, Casnovia, Lyons-Muir and Muskegon (Northside). Ideas […]

Networking to help each other topic of Chamber luncheon

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the October installment of its popular Bi-Monthly Luncheon Series. The event is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. on Monday, October 8, at the Wolverine World Wide YMCA, 6555 Jupiter Ave., Belmont. Lunch will feature the delicious fare of Twisted Vine. This month’s luncheon will be […]

Gardeners and graves

The Rockford Garden Club is taking an active advisory role on the renovation of Rockford’s Pioneer Cemetery by the Rockford Lions Club. Pictured (l–r) are Garden Club members Tom Healy, Club President Kathy Healy, Dave Hoovler, and master gardener Nancy Hoovler.

On Friday evening, Aug. 19, Rockford Garden Club President Kathy Healy and members master gardener Nancy Hoovler, Dave Hoovler and Tom Healy assessed the progress of the Rockford Lions Club renovation of the old Pioneer Cemetery next to North Rockford Middle School on Division. To assure a proper landscaping of this historical site, the Garden […]