Rockford Rotary unveils new website

Web whiz kids—Rockford Rotary Club owes a lot to these smart young men from Grand Valley State University. A new website allows users to order chicken dinners or duck race tickets, pay online, see upcoming Rotary events and more. The students donated their time and talent for the nonprofit organization. Visit Pictured is Rockford’s Jim Tol, students Dan DeVries, Justin DeLand, Ryan Nesbit, Elliot DeNolf, Alex Postma, GVSU Professor David K. Lange, and Rockford Rotary president Ramona Hinton.

GVSU students donated 800+ hours to project Tweet Rotary some feedback. Rockford Rotary Club has social media all wrapped up, thanks to hard work by a team of website designers from Grand Valley State University. The club’s new website was unveiled Friday, April 23 at the Rockford Community Cabin, where the group members meet each […]

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RCS students add excitement to Legion food pantry


For the fourth month in a row, students from Rockford Christian School (RCS) brought excitement and energy to the Mobile Food Pantry held on April 28 at the Rockford American Legion Post. Led by science teacher David Buth, 25 students assisted with the distribution of 5,006 pounds of food to 117 families. Whether removing food […]

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No mortgages needed for these houses

A BIRD’S  HOME IS HIS CASTLE—Sharon Bennett displays a move-in-ready custom birdhouse that she created, replicating a client’s home.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Architects and builders of upscale homes sometimes reward their clients with a framed watercolor portrait of their home. Rockford resident Sharon Bennett has a better idea. People love their homes and Bennett has carved a niche for herself by duplicating homes of friends and patrons as a birdhouse replica. You […]

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Rockford residents reach milestones in blood donation

Michigan Blood results from the Rockford area donor sites are in. The following donors reached a new gallon level. Richard Everly 8 gallons Jill Mackie 3 gallons William Parker 1 gallon

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A Message for You — May 20, 2010

A window lets the light shine through by PASTOR JEFF WILLIAMS Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church One of my favorite classic Far Side cartoons has a young man looking down, book in hand, leaning against a door at the Midvale School for the Gifted. He is pushing on the door and the sign just above his […]

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