Riddering receives Cancer Federation Award

Camille Riddering, a Hope College junior from Belmont, received the Cancer Federation Award at the Hope honors convocation on Thursday, April 23, 2009. The award is in recognition of superior achievements and dedicated commitment to standards of excellence in the advancement of cancer research. Riddering also was inducted into Mortar Board, a national honor society […]

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Local student volunteers during CMU Alternative Break

Central Michigan University (CMU) junior Danielle Schmutz of Rockford recently participated in CMU’s Alternative Winter Break volunteer program. Schmutz, a Rockford High School graduate and daughter of George and Tina Schmutz of Rockford, was among more than 120 CMU students who took part in the week of service travel organized by the university’s Volunteer Center. […]

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Rewards of volunteering (for Rogue River Cleanup) greater than ever

Andrew Kersting cleaning Rogue River.

Rockford resident Andrew Kersting is an old hand at helping the Rogue River be its best. Kersting began his annual Rogue River Cleanup in May, 2005, after realizing at a young age that life can be short and you need to do what you can while you can. Kersting has scheduled this year’s Cleanup for […]

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Chamber After Hours at Founders Bank & Trust Monday, May 11

WELCOMING YOU—The staff at Founders Bank & Trust look forward to building relationships through networking at the next Chamber After Hours.

Rockford area business people are invited to the next Chamber After Hours networking event to be held Monday, May 11, at Founder’s Bank & Trust (FBT).  Join other business leaders at this fine establishment located on 5020 E Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  FBT Assistant VP, Craig Terpstra invites everyone […]

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Public invited to honor local leaders

These people, listed below, have made a significant and lasting difference in their communities and their names will be permanently placed at Peppler Park in thanks. The public is invited to a ceremony honoring residents from the City of Rockford, and the townships of Cannon, Courtland and Plainfield. Each are part of the Rockford Area […]

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