April 28 2011

Comcast employees clean up White Pine Trail

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Photo by Karen Salyer of Karen J Photography For the past several years, Comcast has gotten together 100-plus employees to clean up and do work on the White Pine Trail. They donated an amazing trailer full of tools, snacks, drinks—anything future trail volunteers would need to help maintain the trail. BC Pizza provided pizza to the hungry volunteers. [...]

On-going fundraising helps REF raise grant dollars

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The Rockford Education Foundation (REF), a non-profit and independent organization, serves the Rockford community by funding educational grants. The REF holds different fundraisers throughout the year in order to raise money to support educational opportunities. Each year the REF funds over $60,000 in grants. BRICK BY BRICK—Laying a foundation for the future is a [...]

MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher — April 28, 2011

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Dear Mr. President Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” Glad you are looking into the price of gas. But it won’t help. Oil is produced and sold worldwide and we in America have no real control over the price. If you uncover some fraud contributing to high prices at the pump, good detective work. But I doubt it will make a big [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon—April 28, 2011

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Start thinking about your 2011 tax return Jerry Coon I started reading Rob Bell’s new book, “Love Wins,” over the weekend. It’s a very interesting book. Bell has some interesting thoughts on heaven and hell. I’m sure there will be many rebuttals, because he sure has gotten a lot of people thinking about how God interacts with each of us at the end of this short [...]

BIRTHDAYS—April 30–May 6

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30th Sharon Bennett, Caroline Kelley, Jim Reh, Lloyd Streeter MAY 1st Danielle Albrecht, Joan Bunn, Julie Palmer 2nd Danielle Brinks, David Laux, Jonathan Palmer, Sara Williams, Ed Wolven 3rd Beverly Meester, Timothy R. Poddig 4th Marilyn Palmer, Mary Jo Tidey, Wendy Wagner-Rodriguez, Jerry Ziomkowski 5th Millie Robertson, Marty Willison, Ralph Zielke 6th [...]
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