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Rogue River “Green Team” improving the watershed

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Last month, the Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative in Michigan hired 8 high school students to form a “Green Team” to install and maintain green infrastructure practices throughout the Rogue River watershed. Four students worked during the month of June and are celebrating their last work day today. The team, comprised of Beckett Vigh, Claire Gault, DeAnna Clum, and [...]

Kent District Library Awarded Library of Michigan certification for meeting ‘Excellent Level’ of Quality Service

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Today the Library of Michigan awarded Kent District Library a certificate of completion for meeting the Excellent Level requirements of the Quality Services Audit Checklist (QSAC). QSAC defines the Excellent standard by “Excellent quality measures call for the highest level of service obtainable. They are an achievement for any library and require funding and commitment [...]

Ralph The Moose oversees new bridge installation in Cannonsburg

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ralph the moose is an iconic figure in the tiny Kent County crossroads known as Cannonsburg. He is the brainchild of Cannonsburg business mogul and unofficial ‘mayor’ Don Kurylowicz. On Wednesday, June 30, Ralph—properly attired in a construction safety vest—was on hand to watch contractors lift a prefabricated steel trail bridge into place. The bridge over Bear [...]

Spectrum Health Foundation United & Kelsey Hospitals Golf Day 2015

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

On Monday, June 8, the Spectrum Health Foundation United & Kelsey Hospitals held its annual golf fundraiser at Egypt Valley Country Club. With over 240 golfers and 39 volunteers in attendance, the event featured golf, gourmet dining, raffle opportunities, a silent auction and a brief dinner program. Annually, Golf Day plays a vital role in the hospital’s strategic [...]

Rockford rated Top Ten Places to live

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Niche.com has rated Rockford as one of the state’s top ten places to live. Rated by a variety of factors, including resident reviews, the national company gave the city an overall grade of A-minus, with 1751 residents per square mile in a three mile total and rated 3.8 out of five. Rockford is a suburb in Michigan with 5,801 residents. It has low home values, low rent [...]
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