Health care reform: Is it in our best interest?

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

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

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

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

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

Pink Power returns to local post offices

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

Last year’s Pink Power at the Post Office proved to be not only a success for breast cancer awareness, but it was a success in terms of bringing postal employees and customers together as they joined forces in the fight. This year, from September 28 to October 2, the Rockford Post Office will be getting their pink on again for “Pink at the Post Office” to promote [...]

Scouts camp out at Whitecaps stadium

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

Members of Cub Scout Pack 3285 Crestwood School take part in the August 28 Whitecaps evening festivities. They are (front row, l–r) Jimmy Helm, Justin Fraula, Evan Coberly, Sean McLellan, Jason Andrus; (back) leaders Bill Helm, Guy McLellan and Greg Coberly. Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts were honored by the West Michigan Whitecaps at their home game on Friday, [...]
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