Local endowment now accepting nominations

The Rockford Area Community Endowment (RACE) is accepting nominations for its annual Community Recognition Award. The award is given to an individual or community organization that has achieved significant accomplishment in their lifetime through career, community or personal success. Nominees should meet the criteria listed below: • The nominee should be an individual or couple. […]

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News Bits — February 25, 2010

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Aquinas College professor to receive award Susan Haworth-Hoeppner, Ph.D., director of the Aquinas College Jane Hibbard Idema Women’s Studies Center and Associate Professor of Sociology, has been selected to receive the 2009 Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award. Haworth-Hoeppner is being honored for her outstanding contributions to community service-learning and to Girls Empowering Together […]

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Low-cost vaccine, dog-licensing clinic offered

The Humane Society of Kent County and the Kent County Animal Shelter are teaming up to host a low-cost vaccination and dog licensing clinic, Saturday, Feb. 27 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Kent County Animal Shelter, 740 Fuller Ave. NE, Grand Rapids. At the clinic the Humane Society will offer rabies vaccinations for […]

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Rockford Register — February 25, 2010

Thursday, February 25 Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Meetings held every second and fourth Thursday of each month. This week’s guest speaker is Bruce Schedlbauer of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport. For more information, contact Dianna VanAntwerp at (616) […]

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A Message for You — February 25, 2010

Done for you! by PASTOR DICK RILEY Rockford United Methodist Church Several years ago in California, a seven-year-old boy fell into an old abandoned mine shaft. His playmate ran for help. Rescue workers moved in quickly. Heavy machinery was brought in, and tons of dirt began to be moved. Finally, after 36 hours of digging, […]

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