Ashleys thank family

August 20, 2009 // 0 Comments

We would like to thank our children and grandchildren for all their effort in planning and coordinating to make our 50th anniversary open house a truly awesome event. Thanks to all our family, friends and neighbors who came to join us in celebration. We are so blessed by God. Gene and Vera [...]

Enjoy Free carnival at West Cannon Baptist Church

August 20, 2009 // 0 Comments

  EXCITING—At last year’s free family carnival at West Cannon Baptist Church, children get an up-close look at a Cannon Township fire engine. For the third consecutive year, West Cannon Baptist Church is offering a free family carnival. Last year’s event was held for two hours on a Wednesday evening when over 300 families enjoyed 16 games with prizes, and nine [...]

Annual run, picnic and auction draws record runners, breaks fundraising best

August 20, 2009 // 0 Comments

  BREAKING THE FINISH LINE RIBBON—In first place is Josh Miller of Rockford, at 16:07. photo by CLIFF HILL “It was a banner year,” Sandy Peterson said of the 2009 Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford. In its eleventh year the annual event blew away last year’s top number of runners and walkers with an increase of about 400 to a best-ever 1,800 participating. The total [...]

Humane Society to host low-cost vaccine clinic through Kibble Konnection

August 20, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Humane Society of Kent County will host a low-cost vaccine clinic sponsored through their Kibble Konnection program on Sunday, August 23 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at their shelter, 3077 Wilson Ave. NW, Grand Rapids. Low-cost vaccinations will be available to both Kibble Konnection clients and to the general public. However, individuals must be of low-income status and [...]

Stormy weather and 50 mph winds don’t dampen tourney success

August 20, 2009 // 0 Comments

Mitchell Peterson, of Mitchell’s Run, pictured with some of the champion teams of this year’s Volley for Mitchell. “A lot of work goes into organizing this, but the day of the event it is all worth it.” Volley for Mitchell organizer Pete MacGregor said the four-on-four sandy volleyball tournament is a blast and for a great cause. In its third year this year the [...]
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