Host family, outbound exchange students sought

October 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford Rotary is currently hosting a student from Germany, but is also looking for an outbound student. As a Rotary Youth Exchange student, you’ll spend up to a year living with a few host families and attending school in a different country. In Rotary’s long-term Youth Exchange program, you’ll learn a new way of living, a great deal about yourself, and maybe even [...]

Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — October 7, 2010

October 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

They’re BACK! (FYI) Roger Allen, publisher.   Bedbugs are everywhere in the news, because, it seems, they’re everywhere. The good news: They’re not scary-looking; they’re tiny and hard to see. They aren’t poisonous and they don’t carry disease. The bad news: They’re hard to get rid of. Their bites itch. They’ve expanded their territories, even hanging out [...]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — October 7, 2010

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Three new provisions to help small businesses In a previous article, I stated that our present Congress is not a “do nothing” Congress. They have shown that they are not afraid to pass bills and make laws. Not everyone agrees with the bills they have passed and laws they have instituted, but they do keep trying. Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent For example, just last [...]

Local Boy Scouts attend 9/11 Remembrance Salute

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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 [...]
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