Classifieds – September 3, 2009

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

HELP WANTED Retail Sales Apparel—part-time, no nights, no Sundays. Retail clothing sales experience required. Send resume to PO Box 163, Belmont, MI 49306. p37 ______________________ IF YOU CAN SELL and you would like to make a decent commission, this could be a great job. Work in and out of the office for a local weekly newspaper. More than just sales, this is a great [...]

Rain failed to dampen Danish Festivities in Greenville

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

RAINY WEATHER—The Grand Dansk Parade is a highlight of Greenville’s annual Danish Festival. by SARAH READ Scattered showers may have slowed down a few of the activities for the 45th Annual Danish Festival in Greenville, but the crowds refused to let a little rain spoil their fun Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 21-23. An arts and crafts fair, marketplace, various [...]

Strauss receives Lions award

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Lions welcome new member Rockford Lion Jan Strauss received a standing ovation as she was named Lion of the Year during the club’s July 25 annual picnic. Awarded for outstanding service to the Rockford Lions Club and the community, Strauss earned this recognition for her highly successful year as club president in building a better, stronger club. To cap off the [...]

A pair of Danes downtown

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Great Danes assist with Reading Rocks in Rockford Tater Tot and Dexter are both therapy dogs and Great Danes. According to Chris Brundidge of Grand Rapids and West Michigan Therapy Dogs, there are many breeds in the program you might not expect, such as pit bulls and rotweilers. Dexter, 36 inches at the shoulder and weighing about 150 pounds, is gentle and wonderful with [...]

Ritzenhein takes sixth in World 10,000-meter race

August 27, 2009 // 0 Comments

ROCKFORD STAR—Dathan Ritzenhein in the 2004 Olympic Trials. The Rockford native just placed sixth in the world in a World Championships race and looks forward to his next shot at the Olympics. It will be his third time as an Olympic athlete. by BETH ALTENA Former Rockford runner and two-time Olympic athlete Dathan Ritzenhein placed sixth in the 2009 World Championships [...]
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