August 9 2012

America’s Favorite Farmers Market stays fresh

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Chef Robin Toldo is pictured with the future staff of her soon-to-be-open storefront on Post Dr. in Belmont, right next door to Flo’s Italian Restaurant. The precocious Toldo kids, too numerous to name, assist Mom at market in the selling of her “Hummalicious Hummus.” Photo by CLIFF HILL Not willing to rest on its laurels the Rockford Farm Market – America’s [...]

Volley for Mitchell raises $50,000

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Tournament gets $5,000 boost from AT&T Mitchell Peterson (front) holds the AT&T donation check of $5,000. He is surrounded by (l–r) Pete MacGregor, Mimi Wyatt, Kristen Hartnagel, Bill Jackson, David Conner, and Ruth Gaudard of AT&T. The Volley for Mitchell 4-on-4 Charity Volleyball Tournament kicks off its sixth year August 11 thanks to event underwriter [...]

RHS students travel to Dominican Republic to serve

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A group of students from Rockford and Saugatuck hop aboard a truck to distribute water filters to families in the Dominican Republic. 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 [...]

Backpacks, supplies needed for local school children

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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 by donating new backpacks and school supplies by August 15. Backpacks are the greatest need; last year NKCS purchased over 300 with [...]

Local artists hold sale/show

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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 until after the show. The artists claim to have been known to do a rain dance on the days of the Garden Show. They had a wonderful turnout of [...]
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