Welch Obituary

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dr. W. Wilbert Welch of Grand Rapids, Michigan, age 97, passed away peacefully on the morning of Thursday, July 16, 2015, and rests now, in the arms of his Lord and Savior. Dr. Welch was one of five children born to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Welch in Eastern Michigan and was born again at the age of fifteen under the ministry of the Mennonite Brethren in Christ. Dr. Welch was [...]

Look who is turning 100!

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Bertha Hockeborn Norman, lifelong resident of Rockford, MI, will be achieving this milestone in her life on August 16, 2015. We would be honored if you could help us celebrate her special day by participating in a Card Shower! Wishing Bertha a happy birthday through a letter or a card would definitely brighten her day! Please send cards to P.O. Box 346, Rockford, MI [...]

Happy Anniversary! KCRC’s Adopt-A-Road Program Turns 25

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Since 1990, the Kent County Road Commission’s Adopt-a-Road program has invited community volunteers to keep their favorite corridors litter-free. Celebrating its 25th anniversary on July 24, 2015, the program has grown to encompass over 200 stretches of roadway cleaned by a wide range of groups including families, community organizations, and businesses. Supporters [...]

Algoma and Cortland Fire Departments conduct training burn

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

There were 4 separate repetitions where fire attack crews entered the structure and had to put the fire out. After the training we let the structure fully develop and stud by until the structure was completely consumed. The owners hope to build on the lot at a later date. If you have any further questions feel from to contact me. Thanks A training burn was conducted on [...]

Kids Night at Rockford’s Rogue River Blues

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

United Bank teamed up with Bella Vista Church’s Extreme 5 Junior High team for Kids Night at the Rogue River Blues concert on Tuesday, July 14.   Kids in the audience were treated to tattoos, crafts, coloring, bubbles and ice pops. “Having a theme night is one way United Bank can give back to the community,” explained Devon Gaines, branch manager and sponsor of [...]
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