Local Boy Scouts attend 9/11 Remembrance Salute

October 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

Cub Scouts from Pack 3285 at Crestwood Elementary School took part in the 9/11 Remembrance Salute at Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in downtown Grand Rapids. This year over 3,500 Scouts took part in the salute. Scouts in salute are (l–r) Zebb VanderKooy, Liam Knisley, Jason Williams and Evan Coberly. “We had a wonderful turnout this year, in spite of the rainy [...]

News Bits — October 7, 2010

October 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

Type O negative blood needed  The American Red Cross has launched local public appeals for blood donors to combat a decline in the number of people giving blood this month. The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region is currently in desperate need for Type O negative and new blood donors to help them be good stewards of the blood supply. City of Rockford [...]

Avoid flu blues—time for seasonal vaccines

October 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

D&W Fresh Markets, Family Fare offer flu, pneumonia vaccinations Local D&W Fresh Markets and Family Fare neighborhood stores are providing seasonal flu and pneumonia vaccinations. This provides convenient locations for area residents to receive low-cost seasonal flu and pneumonia vaccinations and educational materials. The Rockford D&W at 201 Marcell Drive [...]

Rockford Register — October 7, 2010

October 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

Tuesdays, through November 2 Pajama Storytime—6:30 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. For families who can’t come to the library during the day. Pajama Storytime offers an evening of stories and fun. Bring your teddy bear or other snuggly friend; pajamas optional. For children ages 3 to 6. Wednesdays, through November 3 Toddler Time—10 [...]
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