Holiday Enchantment — November 18, 2009

Heart of Rockford businesses kick off holidays Healthcare product drive to benefit North Kent Service Center clients Grand Rapids ranks as one of the nation’s more philanthropic communities, and Rockford is certainly well-known for its support of charity events, food drives, faith-based initiatives, and support of nonprofits near and far. This rings especially true at […]

REF concert tickets a great Christmas gift

A CAST FROM AN EARLIER SECOND CITY TIME—do you recognize anyone? Photo courtesy of DK/NY by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Rockford Education Foundation (REF) Administrator Sue Arend and the gang at REF have gone outside the box and done themselves one better. In annually producing a mid-winter fundraising show, which featured mostly musical acts, this […]

Hair Taylors donates service to NKSC

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, stylists from Hair Taylors (Northland Drive at 15 Mile Rd.) came to the North Kent Service Center and provided clients with free haircuts. Stylists Dawn, Scott and Susan provided their services to approximately 25 clients, who were all thrilled. One gentleman said he hadn’t had a haircut in about six months. […]

Bostwick Lake Church hosts bazaar for all seasons

This quilt is comprised of Michigan-related squares and will be raffled off on Saturday, Nov. 21 at Bostwick Lake Congregational Church.

Juried craft show features quilt raffle A handmade, queen-size “Michigan” quilt and pillow made by women of Bostwick Lake Congregational Church is just one of many raffle items available at the church’s annual juried craft show “A Bazaar for All Seasons.” Each square in the quilt represents something significant to the state of Michigan. The […]

Rockford’s court remembered

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Although Judge Servaas has been prominent in the fight to keep the court in Rockford, the entire staff and the services the court provides to the northern district of the 63rd District Court will be a loss to the community. The personal and conveniently located court house closing marks a historic day. We thank the […]