Tag Archives: August 9 2012

America’s Favorite Farmers Market stays fresh

Not willing to rest on its laurels the Rockford Farm Market – America’s Favorite – has added four new regular vendors to its already stellar cast. Filling in the blanks and taking the Market to the next level are relative … Continue reading

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Volley for Mitchell raises $50,000

Tournament gets $5,000 boost from AT&T The Volley for Mitchell 4-on-4 Charity Volleyball Tournament kicks off its sixth year August 11 thanks to event underwriter AT&T. Volley for Mitchell has raised more than $50,000 to fund research in the fight … Continue reading

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RHS students travel to Dominican Republic to serve

At a time in the summer when many kids are getting bored and complaining about the heat, a group from Rockford and Saugatuck decided to do something. Six Rockford High School (RHS) students, four Saugatuck students and one Central Michigan … Continue reading

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Backpacks, supplies needed for local school children

North Kent Community Services (NKCS) is preparing for the new school year, and hope to distribute 500 new backpacks with school supplies to children in grades K-12, whose families cannot afford to purchase them. They are asking you to help … Continue reading

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Local artists hold sale/show

On Saturday, July 14, the Rogue River Artists Association (RRAA) held its annual Garden Art Sale/Show at the home of Shirley Dean in Rockford. The weather was fine albeit a tad bit warm in the afternoon, but rain stayed away … Continue reading

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