HOPE meeting to be held at Belmont YMCA

  The Squire incorrectly listed the location of the Rockford HOPE meeting on Tuesday, November 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Wolverine World Wide YMCA in Belmont at 6555 Jupiter Avenue in Belmont. The program will consist of a welcome and introduction of the Rockford HOPE organization. Speakers […]

After hours event proves diversity of Chamber membership

Your chamber leadership—some top-level Chamber members were at a recent After Hours event including Lynda Nance, Chamber board President Jason Ropp, Rosemary Jeruzal and Mike McGovern.

New option for sole proprietors By BETH ALTENA   It can sound like a bad joke, but it’s anything but. If you walk into a room and see a reporter, a chef, a bookkeeping expert, an attorney, a banker and a web designer, where are you? At a Rockford Chamber of Commerce event. An After […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News

Terry Konkle – President Many readers responded to my “Nuggets of Rockford History” question from two weeks ago concerning the event that shocked our town on February 3, 1922. Everyone had the right idea of a fire but only six correct answers were received. Helen Hessler, Bob Boyer, Jack Bolt, LeAnn Merrills, Pat Rose and […]

CABA Treasure Hunt donations go to a good cause


Don Kurylowicz, of the Gristmill and Honey Creek Inn; Jim Blackall of the Topp Stopp; dad Joe Kirk; Linda Anderson of ChoiceOne Bank; Sam Kirk, 15 (who found the coin); Molly Kirk, 12; Olivia Kirk, 17; Anna Kirk, 10, and mom Robin Kirk. They are pictured with the giant check for $1,000 in free gas. […]

Cub Scout pack enjoy Pickerel Lake hike


On Sunday, October 21, 2012, members of Cub Scout Pack 3264, chartered by the Rockford Lions Club, participated in the Pack’s annual Pickerel Lake Hike. The boys, who draw from Parkside Elementary, Valley View Elementary, Our Lady of Consolation and various home-schooled families, participated in a variety of activities on their way to earning their […]