Phillips celebrate 50th anniversary

October 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

A 50th wedding anniversary was celebrated September 26, 2009, by George and Maureen (Patterson) Phillips of Rockford. A surprise dinner reception was held at Egypt Valley Country Club in honor of the occasion. Children of the couple are Jeffrey and Denise Flikkema and Gregory and Doreen Schoenborn. They have four grandchildren, George Michael and Katie Maureen Flikkema, [...]

Torrey steps down after 30 years

October 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

After 30 years of service on the Rockford Area Arts Commission (RAAC), Joyce Torrey has decided it’s time to pass the paintbrush to someone new. During her tenure on the RAAC, she helped launch the Rogue River Blues Series, Celtic Fest, the Rockford Creative Arts Center, Rogue River Artists Association and the Rogue River Community Theater. She has received recognitions [...]

Double pumpkin, harvest fun, treats at Klein’s

October 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

  This double pumpkin is Steve Klein’s first of such a phenomenon, weighing about 40 pounds. Steve Klein of Klein’s Cider Mill on Ten Mile Road east of Alpine Avenue has grown his first double pumpkin. He has seen this phenomenon with gourds and summer squash, but never in a pumpkin. The vegetable weighs about 40 pounds. Klein’s offers a variety of items [...]

October 17–23 Birthdays

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17th Jim Bennor 18th Melissa Posci, Helen Poulias, Mark Williams 19th Beth Colvin, Joyce Torrey, Kristie Lynn Zaph 20th Ryan DeLarme, Millie Thornton, Caroline Ward 21st Jason Barton, Virginia Fowle, Faye Nelson 22nd Joanne Cooper, Kathy Rule, Todd VanBelkum 23rd Shirley Curtis, Vicki Klinger, Merrill [...]
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