Another Bishop Hills resident celebrates amazing milestone birthday

Golaher

“Move over, Mary Carpenter [106], I’m right behind you!” said Thelma Golaher, who celebrates her 104th birthday on April 8, 2010. It was thought that there was something special in the Rockford water. But now it is believed it’s the loving care lavished by the staff of Bishop Hills Elder Care Community that plays a […]

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Mary Carpenter receives hundreds of birthday cards in celebration of her 106th birthday on March 25.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Mary Carpenter received so many cards in celebration of her 106th birthday, she has yet to find the time to open and read them all. The cards were an outpouring of love and best wishes from the Rockford community and her Rockford United Methodist Church family. Best of all, an […]

Tiger fan celebrates 106th birthday

Mary Carpenter gives us all a goal to work toward as she nears her 106th birthday.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL As you read this article, you will, in part, be celebrating lifelong Rockford resident Mary Carpenter’s 106th birthday. Mary Dunn Carpenter, born in 1904, will be an amazing 106 years old on Thursday, March 25. Now residing at Bishop Hills Elder Care Community, Mary has vivid memories of her life […]

Books for Pregnancy or Early Childhood Needed

A Grand Rapids program operated by the Salvation Army runs a home for young unwed mothers with the goal of supporting them through their pregnancy and helping them to stay in school. One need the program has is for new or gently used books on pregnancy, child care or for reading to young children. Rockford […]