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Oxygen masks for pets donated to Plainfield Department

March 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Plainfield Township Board of Trustees recognized five children from a local family with a Certificate of Appreciation. Athea Deling, Xavier Deling, Xandria Deling, Kipp Deling and Mirage Deling save ten percent of their allowance for donation to a good cause. This year they researched and found many fire departments do not have oxygen masks for pets. The children [...]

ROCKFORD EDUCATION FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEW ANNUAL GRANT

March 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

UP TO $25,000 TO BE AWARDED IN MAY   ROCKFORD, Mich., March 3, 2015 – The Rockford Education Foundation (REF) is launching a new annual grant to inspire innovation in education in the Rockford community, and will award up to $25,000 in grant funds to one deserving project this spring. Named the Founders’ Grant in honor of the visionary community members who [...]

A Legacy of Faith

March 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rev. Paula Vander Hoven Interim Pastor, North Kent Presbyterian Church My Grandfather came to this country from Sweden at the turn of the last century. He came because he was the third son in the family and there was no hope that he would ever inherit the family farm or much of anything else for that matter. His mother had died when he was very young, and his father had [...]

Balancing High Tech and High Touch in Hospice Care

March 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Digestible sensors. Fitbits. Telemedicine. Doximity. Electronic aspirin. The pace at which technology is transforming health care is dizzying and attracting big investors. Venture capital firms pump more than $1 billion annually into health care information technology, a number that has more than tripled since 2010. Yet in an age where health care has gone increasingly [...]

State Police Receives Approval to Fly Unmanned Aircraft System

March 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

State Police Receives Approval to Fly Unmanned Aircraft System to Support Public Safety Media demonstration scheduled for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11 in Lansing   The Michigan State Police (MSP) has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), making the department one of the first police agencies in the nation to obtain statewide [...]
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