Changing auto industry discussed at Chamber After Hours

DeckerAfterHours

Elegant white table cloths and a gourmet buffet catered by North Kent Golf Course—all served up in the service garage at Decker Chevrolet—graced the Monday, November 2, Rockford Chamber After Hours. Host John Decker introduced his staff, and joked that some have been with him longer than his wife has, according to Decker. Service and sales […]

Lieutenant Stewart named Emergency Manager of the Year

Jack A. Stewart received the prestigious Professional Emergency Manager of the Year award by the Michigan Emergency Management Association (MEMA) at the annual MEMA Summit in Traverse City on October 14, 2009. This award recognizes contributions and innovations affecting the advancement of emergency management through training, planning, operations, techniques, programs and leadership. Lt. Stewart is a certified trainer of […]

Rockford Rotary welcomes new members

Rotarian Pete Kruer gives new Rotarian Don Kurylowicz a warm welcome. Rockford Rotary is a service organization that meets weekly at the Rockford Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe Street, Tuesdays at noon. Business people who are interested in finding out more about the club are always welcome to visit.

Halloween Winner

This scary looking monster won the overall winner at the American Legion Halloween party. All proceeds from the party go to the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans entertainment fund.

Kids Food Basket benefits from Rockford Scouts

WORTHWHILE RAINY DAY ENDEAVOR—Cub Scouts (l–r) Evan Coberly, Ethan Cowelbeck and Torin Cerasoli work on filling their apple basket.

“Be prepared and do a good turn daily” were Scout attributes recently displayed by the Cub Scouts from Pack 3285 at Crestwood Elementary School. While on their community service apple-picking trip to DK Orchards, the Scouts were treated to a major downpour of rain. “But the wet weather did not dampen the Scouts’ enthusiasm for […]