EDUCATION BLACKBOARD

SCHOOL BEAT Race For Healthy Kids on October 8  by LISA JACOBS Exective Director, Rockford Community Services and DAWN DAVIES Public Health Educator Kent County Health Department For the second year in a row, Rockford Community Services (RCS) and Rockford Public Schools (RPS) will have a wonderful opportunity to partner with the West Michigan Action for Healthy Kids (WMAFHK). […]

Ellinger named CMU Resident Hall President of the Year

Megan Leigh Ellinger

The end of the academic year can be more rewarding in less obvious ways such as overcoming final exams. For Thorpe Residence Hall President Megan Leigh Ellinger, the end of the year came with being awarded the Central Michigan University (CMU) 2011 Resident Hall President of the Year. The Rockford CMU sophomore was selected by […]

Reds’ new employee a seasoned pro

Executive Chef Glenn Forgie welcomes Reds on the River's new manager, Lance Climie.

Family roots planted in Kent County fruit farming 150 years ago  In the restaurant industry, timing is everything. Just ask Reds on the River Executive Chef Glenn Forgie. Forgie recently announced that Lance Climie, CCM, will be joining Reds on August 9 as Reds’ front-of-the-house manager. Climie’s arrival could not be better timed. On August […]

Warm welcome on the menu every day at Cedar Rock Cafe

Together, Karri Jo Creveling and Joe and Diane Seyferth present for your enjoyment Cedar Rock Cafe. Kerri Jo introduced the couple, who were recently married.

You don’t have to order a friendly smile and welcoming comment when you stop in to enjoy a breakfast or lunch special at Cedar Rock Cafe, 4615 14 Mile Road, Rockford, in the Cedar Rock business district. Partners Joe and Diane Seyfert and Karri Creveling are uniquely qualified in their roles at the restaurant they […]

Valley View’s William Riddering an Example in Excellence

Examples-Riddering

Student always puts others first William Riddering is 11 years old, the son of Joe and Barb Riddering and brother to Michelle and Jennifer. Teachers and staff at Valley View Elementary School describe him as a born leader with a strong willingness to help others. “He does everything right without being told,” they stated. William […]