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Rockford Register — October 22, 2009

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

Saturday, October 24 Rockford Farm Market—8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October 31, in the South Squires Street parking lot, off Main St., downtown Rockford, featuring Michigan-grown produce, fresh baked goods, flowers and plants. Think Pink Fashion Show—11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Reds on the River, 2 E. Bridge St., in the Promenade, downtown Rockford. Sit back, relax and enjoy the Heart of Rockford Business Association’s show emceed by WZZM’s Take Five Steph and Tara. Reservations required; proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. Guests receive complimentary pink champagne, a rose, gift bags and prizes. No cost to attend with purchase of lunch. There will also be a silent auction featuring Heart businesses’ merchandise and gift cards. Reserve by calling (616) 863-8181. Leisure Village Craft & Bake Sale—9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; soup luncheon at 11 a.m., at Leisure Village (first entrance on Chauncey, just north of Cannonsburg Rd.), sponsored by Leisure Village Council for Senior Citizens, Inc. Monday, October 26 Grand Rapids Audubon Club Meeting—6:30 p.m. at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary Auditorium at Cornerstone University, 3000 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids. Clayton Daughenbaugh, Midwest regional organizer of the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, will present “Utah’s Red Rock Canyonland Wilderness.” Guests welcome. Free program. For more information, visit or call Bea at (616) 676-2446. Tuesday, October 27 Country Music—9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at Rockford Ambulance Community Center, corner of 10 Mile Road and Shaner Avenue in Rockford. Music by the Rogue River Band. Enjoy free coffee, tea and snacks. Rockford Garden Club Meeting—7 p.m. at Rockford United Methodist Church, 159 Maple St., in the community room. Topic will be winter preparation in zone 5—free workshop and materials included. Open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Free Legal Assistance for Seniors—10 a.m. to noon at Rockford Ambulance Board Room. To schedule your half-hour appointment with Jason Jansma, call Marcia at (616) 863-6322. Wednesday, October 29 9th Annual Korth Conservation Speaker Series—7 p.m. registration; 7:30 p.m. program, at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline, Grand Rapids, featuring Buddy Hauffaker and Tom Kubala. Open to the public. Cost is $18 per person (includes admission to the gardens and indoor greenhouses). For reservations, please mail to Land Conservancy of West Michigan, […]

Rockford Register, April 30, 2009

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Fri.-Sat., May 1-2 Garage Sale-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Blythefield Christian Reformed Church, 6350 Kuttshill Drive, Rockford. Proceeds to go to Nicaragua Mission Trip. Monday, May 4 14th Annual Community Golf Outing-Registration from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with shotgun start at 1 p.m. at Blythefield Country Club, presented by Rockford Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds support several community and chamber events. Register on or before April 27 with Rockford Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call at (616) 866-2000 or e-mail to Tuesday, May 5 Mended Hearts Meeting-7 p.m. at Spectrum Health Fred & Lena Meijer Heart Center, 100 Michigan St. NE, Grand Rapids, in Room 8815 on the eighth floor. Mended Hearts, a volunteer nonprofit support group offers hope, information and encouragement to heart patients, families and caregivers. For more information, contact Jim Oldfield at (616) 891-9395. Country Music-9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at Rockford Ambulance Community Center. Rockford. Music Rockford Rotary Club Meeting-noon at the Community Cabin. Dave Bowman (PCC Sudan) will be this week’s speaker. Members enjoy lunch, socializing and speakers, while organizing local and international service projects. To find out more about the Rotary Club or to visit as a guest, contact any local Rotarian. Wednesday, May 6 Business Counseling-Starting a new business or have questions about your existing business? The Rockford Chamber of Commerce and the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) would like to help. SCORE is a nonprofit organization sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration and is dedicated to helping the small-business community through no-fee mentoring, business counseling and low-cost workshops. A SCORE counselor will be at the Chamber starting at 9 a.m. Please call the Chamber at (616) 866-2000, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., to schedule an appointment. Bingo-1 p.m. at Rockford Ambulance Community Room, sponsored by Rockford Community Services. For more information, call Marcia at (616) 863-6322. 3-D Archery-every Wednesday through Sept. 23, 2009. Start off at 5 to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy 30 3-D stations set in spacious woods. Thursday, May 7 Rockford Area Historical Society Meeting-7 p.m. at the Community Cabin. Hosts Kirsten Carlson Farmer and David Carlson will speak about the Hunter Carlson family history. Meeting is free […]