News Bits — March 11, 2010

Applications available for Garden Club Scholarship The Rockford Garden Club 2010 Scholarship is available to high school seniors planning to study horticulture, landscape architecture, environmental sciences or related fields. It is a $500 scholarship that will be awarded to a student attending college in the fall of 2010. Applications are available at the Rockford High […]

News Bits — March 4, 2010

Free educational workshops to be offered at EXPO The Rockford Chamber of Commerce recently announced the presentation of 10 free educational workshops to be held at Rockford’s 6th Annual Community EXPO. Businesses with various backgrounds are excited to share their knowledge with the community. Topics range from Financial and Estate Planning, to Tax Developments, to […]

News Bits — February 25, 2010

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Aquinas College professor to receive award Susan Haworth-Hoeppner, Ph.D., director of the Aquinas College Jane Hibbard Idema Women’s Studies Center and Associate Professor of Sociology, has been selected to receive the 2009 Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award. Haworth-Hoeppner is being honored for her outstanding contributions to community service-learning and to Girls Empowering Together […]

News Bits — February 4, 2010

Youth Initiative members (l–r) Ashley Gremel, Shelby Denhof and Mackenzie Young show off the check from the Rockford Education Association.

In tough times, kids’ needs still met As the employment market has been hard for many in the Grand Rapids area, parents are struggling to provide for their children. Everyone seems to be facing some financial struggles, some more than others. In our current economy it is a smart choice to find ways to save money, […]

News Bits — January 21, 2010

Hens, ice rink maybe coming soon to Rockford A local resident has asked the City of Rockford to revitalize ice skating in the old mill pond located off Rum Creek Trail between Monroe and Courtland streets in downtown Rockford. A City skating rink near the Community Cabin was closed last year due to repeated vandalism […]