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Odyssey of the Mind World Finals 2015!

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Odyssey of the Mind World Finals 2015! A creativity EXTRAVAGANZA at Michigan State University! May 20th – May 23rd   World Finals 2015 – the NUMBERS! 847 Teams participated! 450 Volunteers and Staff 33 U. S. State Associations – Arkansas, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, [...]

“Well done is better than well said” ~ Ben Franklin

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Recently I was reading an excerpt about Benjamin Franklin. It seems he wanted to install street lighting in Philadelphia, but he knew the city fathers would refuse to pay the price. So, he hung a beautiful lantern on a long bracket in front of his house. People, stumbling in the dark, rejoiced in Franklin’s well- lit area. Soon his neighbors did as he did. Before long, [...]

Tax Attic

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s not often that a tax professional like me gets a check in the mail from the Internal Revenue Service in my capacity as a tax professional. Of course, Deb and I file our personal returns but any potential due to us from that filing would come in both of our names. For a moment I was somewhat surprised, then, to get a $116 check from the United States Treasury made [...]

The Rockford Bands finished the year on a high note as each of the schools, as accolades were awarded at both the Junior and Senior high levels for their spring competition season.

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Both the 8th grade concert bands at East Rockford Middle School (ERMS) and North Rockford Middle School (NRMS) in addition to all three of the Rockford High School (RHS) concert bands earned a Superior Rating at the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association’s (MSBOA) Festival this spring.   In addition to the ensembles spring festivals, several individual high [...]
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