Rockford Toastmaster member elected to statewide position

Ron Musich, an honorary charter member of Rockford’s North Kent Community Toastmaster club, has been elected to the position of district governor for Toastmaster’s District 62. District 62 covers most of Michigan outside of Detroit. In this position, Musich will govern the 91 Michigan Toastmaster clubs, which are outside of Detroit. His responsibilities include establishing […]

Feast on Artistry, authenticity at new Cinco de Mayo restaurant

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Rockford’s new Cinco de Mayo restaurant has recently opened, peppering excitement for its authentic Mexican food and stunning art murals. Mariano Coronado, whose family oversees a dozen restaurants in five states, owns this new ingredient to downtown Rockford, located at 123 Courtland St., but Mariano brings his own special touch to Cinco de Mayo. “This […]

CSCP stages ‘Plaza Suite’

The Cedar Springs Community Players (CSCP) will present “Plaza Suite,” a three-act comedy by Neil Simon, at the historic Kent Theatre. Performances will take place on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16-17 and will start at 7:30 p.m. There will be a Sunday matinee on Oct. 18 starting at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the […]

REF welcomes two new members to Board of Trustees

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  It is with great pleasure the Rockford Education Foundation Board of Trustees introduces its newest members, Gerilyn May and Steve Peterson. Gerilyn May is the development coordinator for Van Andel Institute and a Rockford High School graduate. She lives in Rockford with her husband and two sons. Gerilyn is active at her church and […]

Feed America West Michigan Food Bank receives donations

The “gang” from Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is making regular appearances at Rockford’s ever-popular Saturday Farm Market, seeking donations of fresh and healthy Michigan fruits, vegetables and baked goods from market goers and vendors. This Saturday they ended up with a pickup truck full (approx. 500 lbs.) of the very best the market […]