ASK SCORE SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business Free Business Counseling

SCORE – Your Gateway to Business Success!   SCORE is here to help entrepreneurs, and owners of small to medium sized businesses be more successful.  SCORE provides free business mentoring through more than 40 experienced individuals in our Grand Rapids Chapter.  These volunteers offer more than 400 years of business management experience in many different […]

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Join Us for Barrels and Brews

What do rain barrels and a business making great beer have in common? Clean water for the Rogue River. A rain barrel is a system that collects and stores rainwater (stormwater) from your roof that would otherwise be lost to runoff and diverted to storm drains and streams. Stormwater is the leading source of water […]

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Mr. Paul Clyde Lemin of Grand Rapids, age 61, passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 3, 2015.  He was born in Ishpeming, Michigan, to Paul and Marjorie (Morris) Lemin in 1953. On August 7, 1976, he married Lynn Fraser and they enjoyed 38 years together.  He worked as a Senior Applications Engineer for Burke E. Porter […]

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“very own town”

Corbin & Nate Herrington

On his way to the Smokey Mountains for spring break, Corbin Herrington was excited to find his “very own town” along the way.  Located just off I-75, the Roguewood fourth grader discovered the town of Corbin, Kentucky.  Colonel Harland Sanders called Corbin, KY his home and it is the birthplace of his famous Kentucky Fried […]

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Scouting for Food donations surpass last year’s record


With the generosity of the Rockford community, Boy Scout Troop 282 was able to collect 984 pounds of food as part of the 2015 national Boy Scouts of America Scouting for Food Drive.   Members of the troop distributed a 1,000 collection bags and flyers in Rockford neighborhoods on March 19 and returned on Saturday, March […]

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