Rockford welcomes Family Fare to neighborhood

The Management Team of Rockford’s Family Fare welcomes you to the very best that Spartan Stores have to offer. Seated (L-R): Jim Jackson–Meat Mgr., Jake Tiejema–Asst. Meat Mgr., Brian Domers–Produce Mgr., Char Bouwkamp–Store Director, Shannon Hodges–Seafood Specialist, Cindy Wall–Bakery Mgr., and Diane Strubel–Deli Mgr. Standing (L-R): John Ykema–Grocery Mgr., Rich Herrington–Asst. Store Director, Rich Myers–Spartan Stores District Mgr., Trish Strong–Starbucks Lead Barista, and Angela Pope–Scanning Specialist.	Photo by CLIFF HILL

Four weeks of grand reopening events scheduled The Rockford community noticed much more than just a new sign and name change at the Monday, July 23, 9:00 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand reopening of the Family Fare Supermarket located at 201 Marcell Drive NE, Rockford. Spartan Stores invested $1.2 million in a major remodel […]

Harvest Festival Coloring Contest winners

Coloring contest winners are pictured with Char Bouwkamp (D & W Store Manager), Zoe Hazelwood, Jordan Brechting, Jane Kettlehut and Kyler Depres. Not pictured is winner Mikaydon Schneider.

The Children’s Harvest Fest Coloring Contest was a great way for children to share their artistic talent. The contest was divided into three age groups: 3-5 years, 6-8 years and 9-12 years. Two prizes were awarded per age group. The winners in the 3-5 years age group: Jordan Brechting and Declan Fink; ages 6-8 years […]

Lucky reader wins Kindle at Reading Rocks festival

Betsey Bolek is thrilled with the Kindle and basket of “reading treats” she won during the annual Rotary Reading Rocks in Rockford festival.

When the Rockford Rotary Club called Char Bouwkamp at D&W Fresh Market to ask if D&W would be involved in the annual reading festival, Reading Rocks in Rockford, Char responded, “Absolutely!” D&W Foods provided a Kindle Electronic Reader to be used for a drawing at Krause Memorial Library on the day of the festival. “The […]

Members honored at Chamber dinner

Last year’s winner of the Service Award, Action Tax and Money Concepts’ Jerry Coon hands out this year’s award to Blaine Kellermeier of Kellermeier Plumbing, Inc.

Rockford Chamber of Commerce members and guests met for a gala evening of honors and dining on Friday, January 29, at the Chamber’s annual meeting and awards ceremony. The guest speaker was Dan Gaydou, publisher of the Grand Rapids Press and a Rockford resident. Gaydou offered what he called “a brief synopsis of a serious […]