Dave Brickner

Spring Taste of Ric’s a homerun

May 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

Baseball-themed day of free samples draws crowds by BETH ALTENA Rockford Ric’s Food Center is a busy place these days four years into their location at 6969 Belding Road. The store was especially busy Saturday, May 5 with the Spring Taste of Ric’s, where vendors and store staff offer free samples of many food products. There were about 40 stations offering samples [...]

Ric’s Food Center to host Salvation Army collection truck

April 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

Tax-deductible donation makes real differences in lives of real people This Saturday, April 16, Rockford area residents will have the opportunity to help others and put a little tax deduction into their finances. A manned Salvation Army truck will be at Ric’s Food Center, 6767 Belding Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. According to Diane Tabor, who schedules truck pick-ups, [...]

Ric’s to hold drive for Lean on Me Outreach

November 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

Public invited to help others in need When Ric’s Food Center planned opening their doors three years ago, they knew there would be extra product—produce, deli and more—that would go unsold yet still be perfectly good. The family-owned company looked around Rockford for a deserving charity and found Lean on Me Outreach. Each morning Ric’s Food Center loads a Lean [...]

Samples, smiles star in Spring Taste of Ric’s event

May 6, 2010 // 0 Comments

Michigan weather was as fickle as its reputation Saturday, May 1 with a stormy morning giving way to a beautiful sunny spring afternoon. The crowds at Ric’s Food Center, 6767 Belding Road, proved reliable, however, as the parking lot and store were filled with visitors to the Spring Taste of Ric’s event from noon to 4 p.m. Food samples not only taste delicious, but [...]

Plenty of freebies, but no car giveaway at Community Expo

March 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

Four people left $500 richer, but no one was able to claim the big prize of the day, the Chevy Malibu offered by drawing by John Decker Chevrolet. No one left empty handed, unless by choice however. Ric’s Food Center Store Director Dave Brickner helps pass out samples during Expo. A variety of treats were given out. The sixth annual Community Expo held March 20 was as [...]