News Bits — January 14, 2010

Reds to partner with REF for Second City event Reds on the River is kicking off the New Year by partnering with the Rockford Education Foundation (REF) to help raise money for educational opportunities for persons of all ages in Rockford. Reds will be donating 10 percent of food sales for guests who present their […]

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Rockford Register — January 14, 2010

Thursday, January 14 Relay for Life Kickoff Meeting—6:30 p.m. at Wolverine World Wide, Courtland Dr., Rockford. For more information, visit www.relayforlife.org/rockfordmi. Saturday, January 16 All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti & Meatballs—4:30 to 7 p.m. at Bostwick Lake Congregational Church, corner of Belding Road and Young Avenue. Cost is $6 for adults; $3 for children under 12. Tickets available […]

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A Message for You — January 14, 2010

Take an interest in one another by PASTOR JEFF WILLIAMS Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church Jim Collins, author of “Good to Great and the Social Sectors: Why Business Thinking Is Not the Answer,” includes this reflection in his author’s notes: During my first year on the Stanford faculty in 1988, I sought out professor John Gardner […]

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Obituaries — January 14, 2010

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Cook Mr. (Richard) Jack Cook age 83, of Rockford, born May 10, 1926, passed away peacefully Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24, 2009, surrounded by his loving family, who take great comfort in knowing he celebrated Christmas with Jesus. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy, WWII, 1943-1946, and was a member of the […]

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Community service group to host United We Knit event

Over 700 hand-knit items to be donated to Grand Rapids Home for Veterans In the aftermath of the Civil War, the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans was constructed to meet the needs of Michigan veterans. Today, the home continues to serve as a symbol of Michigan’s promise to her veterans, providing compassionate, quality, interdisciplinary care […]

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