Rockford Community

Letters to the Editor – September 3, 2009

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

A THANK YOU—With a wave of thanks, the Frenz Coffee House family—(l–r) Michele, Shea and Rich Zeck—express their heart-felt appreciation to the community for supporting the small Rockford business. Miracles—you bet they happen! Dear Editor, Last month, Frenz Coffee House came to a crossroads as to whether we would continue to exist. There were forces both seen [...]

McKay signs letter of intent for Rochester

August 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford High School graduate Kylie McKay looks forward to playing basketball under Coach Joel Shrader at Rochester College this fall. Rockford 2009 graduate Kylie McKay has signed a letter of intent to play college basketball at Rochester College. On Thursday, July 30, McKay and her parents met with Rockford High School Coach Jessica Yonkers and Rochester Coach Joel [...]

Magic, ice cream part of summer kids’ program

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

The fourth-grade students at Rockford Public Schools’ (RPS) summer program recently took a bike ride on the White Pine Trail. Their reward was ice cream at Trailside Treats in Belmont. The summer program is held at the RPS administration building. The students go swimming, go on walking and bus field trips, participate in gym, nature, and craft classes. Another [...]

Sen. Jansen, Comcast, volunteers build ramp in Rockford

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

GOOD WORKS—Making the partnership happen are (l-r) Dave Bulkowski of Disability Advocates, Dave Jacobs of Home Repair Services, West Michigan Comcast Vice President Larry Williamson, and Senator Mark Jansen. Photo by Christine Bigney First MMAP project completed, providing greater independence for local woman A Kent County woman and her family have greater independence [...]

Mentors help students in senior year

July 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

STRIVE PARTNERSHIP—Rotarians Sue Bodenner, Ramona Hinton and Dave Spencer are pictured with this year's Service Above Self award winner Bonnie King. Rockford High School students can have a friend and mentor to help reach their graduation goals through a Rockford Rotary program. Rockford Rotary’s STRIVE program matches seniors with citizens of the community [...]
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