Rockford Register – September 17, 2009

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Thursday, Sept. 17 “Apprentice for Life” Lecture Series—1 p.m. at Plainfield Senior Center. Floyd Havemeier, owner of Herman’s Boy, will give a coffee lesson on what makes a good cup of coffee and where coffee comes from. Dessert will be served. Cost is $2 per guest. For reservations and bus pick-up times/locations, call Marcia at (616) 863-6322. Friday, September [...]

A Message for You – September 17, 2009

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Pennant season begins by PASTOR DICK RILEY Rockford United Methodist Church The pennant races are on! As professional baseball moves through the month of September, many teams, including the Detroit Tigers, are fighting for an opportunity to play in the World Series, and they have already begun working harder in order to secure a position in the post-season play. Many [...]

Health care reform: Is it in our best interest?

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by ANDREW GREMEL, J.D. The Gremel Group While health care reform has been at the forefront of our public debate these past months, the underlying issues have been plaguing business owners and individuals for well over a decade. As an independent insurance and employee benefit firm, we are keeping a close eye on developments coming out of Washington and Lansing alike. This [...]

Education Blackboard – September 17, 2009

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Technology update for summer 2009  by PETER YOUNG Director of Operational Technology  On behalf of the technology department of Rockford Public Schools (RPS), I would like to thank the community for the support of the May 2008 bond issue and the difference this is making for students and staff in the district. Through the use of bond monies, last summer we installed new [...]

Volunteer Police look for families to adopt

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HERE TO HELP—Becky Matson, Amy Boese and Therese Foley hope someone will help them find a few families that have had a hard year. The Volunteer Police Services members want to feed a few families a Thanksgiving dinner and find one family to help out with Christmas gifts. “We hope to find families that are not already receiving services through another organization. We [...]
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