Rockford Toastmaster member elected to statewide position

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Ron Musich, an honorary charter member of Rockford’s North Kent Community Toastmaster club, has been elected to the position of district governor for Toastmaster’s District 62. District 62 covers most of Michigan outside of Detroit. In this position, Musich will govern the 91 Michigan Toastmaster clubs, which are outside of Detroit. His responsibilities include [...]

Rockford Register — October 15, 2009

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Thursday, October 15 Merryvale Wine Theme Dinner—7 p.m. at Reds on the River, in the Promenade, downtown Rockford. Join Executive Chef Glenn Forgie for a dinner featuring wines of Merryvale. Seating is limited; reservations required Friday, October 16 Seniors Unlimited Casino Trip—Firekeepers Casino in Battle Creek. Cost is $41 per guest, which includes $20 in slot [...]

A Message for You — October 15, 2009

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Never let them hear the last word by PASTOR MARK LOVE St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Rockford At a Bible study on thankfulness, the group was discussing the best way we can express our thankfulness to God for all that He has done. Idea after idea was given on how each Christian could best express their thankfulness. One member of the class, a doctor at a children’s [...]

In the end, Lake Michigan may have decided ArtPrize winner

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WINNER—The first-place ArtPrize winner is an oil-on-canvas painting titled "Open Water no. 24" by Ran Ortner. Pictured with Ortner is Squire reporter Nancy Hill. Notice the kinetic sculpture of waving reeds in the foreground, which added to the viewers' overall appreciation of the painting. Photo by CLIFF HILL by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Over the years many [...]

MEAP students ‘detox’ prior to testing

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Valley View Elementary School fourth-grade teacher, Megan McCall, recently developed and implemented a 10-day “detox” program for students leading up to the M.E.A.P. testing period, which took place in September. Valley View students and their families were encouraged to follow the program prior to the testing. The “detox” entailed a commitment to no audio-visual [...]
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