Students attend Life Leadership three-day conference

This year's Rockford students selected to attend the Life Leadership conference are (back, l–r) Ryan Romain, Stephen May, Brandon Roberts, Drake Veitenheimer; (front) Marissa Saladin, Lindsey Blodgett, Margaret Smiley, Alison Prus and Kelsey Schwiebert, along with (far right) Rotarian Rick Ehinger. The three-day conference is designed to build on the students’ qualities of leadership.

Rockford Rotarians had to raise a little extra cash this year to send a record number of Rockford High School students to a three-day Life Leadership conference at Kettunen Center in Tustin, Mich. According to Rotarian Rick Ehinger, “This is the most we’ve had going from our district in the entire 61 years of this […]

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Rockford Register – July 2, 2009

Saturday, July 4 Rockford Farm Market-8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October 31, in the South Squires Street parking lot, off Main St., downtown Rockford, featuring Michigan-grown produce, fresh baked goods, flowers and plants. 3rd Annual Children’s Bike Parade-2 p.m. along the White Pine Trail from South Squires Street parking lot to Squires […]

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A Message for You – July 2, 2009

Freedom by PASTOR MICHAEL CISLER North Kent Bible Church As we approach our nation’s Independence Day, it causes me to pause and give thanks for the freedom that is available to us. I am thankful for the many who have served and sacrificed in the past to allow that freedom. I am thankful for those […]

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Annual children’s bike parade set for Fourth of July

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Whether you are a little one itching to decorate your bike in red, white and blue, a parent willing to run along side, or a Rockford resident or guest who loves a parade and patriotism, plan on heading to downtown Rockford on Saturday, July 4, for the third annual Children’s Bike Parade. Festivities kick off […]

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Main Street – July 2 2009

America’s last king Every Independence Day we wave the flag for our Founding Fathers who led the revolution. This year, in the renewed spirit of fairness, let’s say a few additional words about the guy on the other side, King George III of Britain. Down the centuries, he’s been portrayed as a loony in lace […]

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