Aunt Candy’s Toy Company

Rockford grad’s final Scout project to benefit kids in need

June 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

Lending Library for youth staying at St. John’s Home by BETH ALTENA Stephani Sawicki shows off donations from Aunt Candy’s Toy Company. The 2012 Rockford grad is creating a library for the kids who stay at St. John’s Home in Grand Rapids. Every spring graduates of Rockford High School wrap up a major part of their lives to date: saying goodbye to friends who are off [...]

Rockford businesses partner in anti-bullying campaign

February 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Call it what you want—it comes down to being nice! Kim Smith of Kimberly’s Boutique, Be Nice organizer Kristen Bloem and Candy Lancioni of Aunt Candy’s Toy Company are excited to bring the Be Nice campaign to Rockford. During the month of February, Rockford local businesses will be partnering with the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan (MHF) to spread the [...]

Drawing winner takes home dream dolls

January 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Aunt Candy’s Toy Company recently had a drawing to win two American Girl Dolls, Cecil and Marie Grace. In September, five-year-old Alexi Vanzweden came in with her mom, Kelli, and entered the drawing. She hoped to win the doll for her birthday on October 6, but that date came and went. On December 23, Aunt Candy called Alexi’s home to tell her she had won. Alexi’s [...]

Harvest Fest coloring contest winners enjoy their prizes.

October 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

  More than 50 children showed their incredible talent for The Rockford Squire newspaper’s coloring contest for Harvest Fest. The judges had a difficult time selecting the winners, because everyone did such a great job. However, after much discussion, the following claimed the prizes for the contest:   • ages 3-5: first place, Liliana Dunbar, 5; second [...]

StayCation offers plenty of reasons not to leave town

April 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

Women just back from spring break vacation now have plenty of reasons to stick around town, at least on Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16. If you are one of the out-of-towners who frequent the downtown shopping district, this is a great time to spend a few days here as well. The Heart of Rockford Business Association again this year is offering a Girlfriends StayCation [...]
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