The Tax Attic – July 9, 2009

Cash for Clunkers Our Congress is at it again. Passing laws and printing money seem to be their specialty these days. This particular program only has a one billion price tag, so it’s kind of small potatoes, but it’s still one BILLION dollars. I’m talking about the bill recently passed by both the House and […]

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Engagement – July 9, 2009

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Berg-Icabone Dr. Dennis Icabone of Allegan and Ms. Nancy Anne Berg of East Grand Rapids are excited to announce their upcoming wedding. The couple is planning a Lake Michigan shoreline wedding on August 14, 2009, with immediate family members in attendance. A dinner reception for extended family and friends will follow at the Courtyard Marriot […]

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Engagement – July 9, 2009

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DeBoode-Bouwkamp David and Char Bouwkamp of Rockford are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Ryan Bouwkamp, to Kate DeBoode of Jenison. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Paul and Sue DeBoode of Jenison. She is a 2003 graduate of Jenison High School and 2008 graduate of Grand Valley State University, and is currently […]

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Ashleys celebrate 50th anniversary

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                  A 50th wedding anniversary will be observed on July 11 for Gene and Verna (Smith) Ashley of Rockford. They will celebrate their special day together with a dinner at Reds on the River. On August 8, an open house celebration will be held in their honor […]

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Summer workshops for kids at Howard Christensen Nature Center

The Howard Christensen Nature Center is the site for Wild Wednesdays-three summer workshops for students ages 5 and older. Each workshop has a special theme focusing on a different habitat at the 135-acre nature center in northern Kent County-lakes and wetlands, forests, and fields. There are two dates left-July 15 and August 12-with a cost […]

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