Rockford Register – July 23, 2009

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Saturday, July 25 Rockford Farm Market—8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October 31, in the South Squires Street parking lot, off Main St., downtown Rockford, featuring Michigan-grown produce, fresh baked goods, flowers and plants. Sunday, July 26 Blood Drive—8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 192 Bridge St., Rockford, in the dining room. [...]

A Message for You – July 23, 2009

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Are you a wise manager? by PASTOR DAVE FERNLUND Algoma Baptist Church In Luke 19, Jesus tells a parable of a man of noble birth who was leaving on a trip. Before he left, he called his servants together and gave them each some money to put to work in his absence. When he returned he asked them what they had done with his money. He wanted to know what they had gained with [...]

Community Endowment connects present with historic figures

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This spring, The Rockford Squire reported that five historic people in the Rockford area were honored at Recognition Plaza at Peppler Park. The event is a newer tradition in its second year and organized by the Rockford Area Community Endowment (RACE). Each year, RACE will honor people from the City of Rockford and the townships of Algoma, Cannon, Courtland and [...]

Kent County Sheriff’s Department updates personnel

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Sheriff Larry Stelma would like to congratulate the following employees on their accomplishments, retirements and respective promotions. Chief Deputy Tom Hillen has announced his retirement. Captain Bruce Partridge will be assuming the duties of the Chief Deputy. Lt. Jack Medendorp will be promoted to the rank of captain of the Road Patrol Division. Tom Hillen Chief [...]

Main Street by Roger Allen publisher

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  Roger Allen, publisher. Stimulus I guess we all got our Stimulus check by now. Mine was a lot less than the $billions authorized by Congress. Disappointing. Even so, I was so stimulated, I immediately bought a six-pack of hot dogs and put them on the grill. (I would have microwaved them, but I was just so stimulated!) Global warming The polar bears have a problem with [...]
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