Reading Rocks in Rockford with new festival

Get ‘fired up for reading’ with firemen or read to Ruff Readers dog What do dogs, firefighters, theater, a parade, breakfast with VIP authors and pennies all have in common? The answer is Reading Rocks in Rockford, a new family-friendly and all-ages festival to be held in downtown Rockford on Saturday, August 29 from 10 […]

Engagements – August 20, 2009

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Spindler-Mathis Stephanie Spindler and Jon Mathis of Chicago will wed on October 10, 2009. The future bride is a graduate of Rockford High School and Central Michigan University. The future groom is a graduate of Livonia Stevenson High School and Western Michigan University. Both are graduates of Oakland University. Parents of the couple are Paul […]

Ashleys thank family

We would like to thank our children and grandchildren for all their effort in planning and coordinating to make our 50th anniversary open house a truly awesome event. Thanks to all our family, friends and neighbors who came to join us in celebration. We are so blessed by God. Gene and Vera Ashley

Enjoy Free carnival at West Cannon Baptist Church

EXCITING—At last year’s free family carnival at West Cannon Baptist Church, children get an up-close look at a Cannon Township fire engine.

  For the third consecutive year, West Cannon Baptist Church is offering a free family carnival. Last year’s event was held for two hours on a Wednesday evening when over 300 families enjoyed 16 games with prizes, and nine large inflatables including Mountain Climb, Bungee Run, Velcro Wall, Ball Pit, Boxing, Bounce House, and others. […]

Humane Society to host low-cost vaccine clinic through Kibble Konnection

The Humane Society of Kent County will host a low-cost vaccine clinic sponsored through their Kibble Konnection program on Sunday, August 23 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at their shelter, 3077 Wilson Ave. NW, Grand Rapids. Low-cost vaccinations will be available to both Kibble Konnection clients and to the general public. However, individuals must […]