Goodwill Industries breaks ground in Rockford


Grand Rapids Goodwill opens second LEED-certified Goodwill store in Michigan Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids Inc. broke ground on its second LEED-certified retail store in Rockford on November 17 at 9:00 a.m. This marks the second Goodwill Store in Michigan and the third retail store in Michigan to be LEED-certified. “We evaluated the demographics […]

MAIN STREET — by Roger Allen, publisher — December 2, 2010

Is it just me?   Does time go faster, or seem to, when you get old? I’m raising my hand here. Yup, time sure flies. I just heard a radio talk by a woman whose grandmother had lived entirely off the products of her family farm, with all homegrown foods. Closer to home, Courtland Township […]

Bus drivers union food drive feeds six families

Members of the bus drivers union raise enough food and cash to feed six families this holiday season.

For the third year, the Rockford bus drivers union gave back to the community by donating food and money. Working with North Kent Community Services to make the best use of monetary donations, the group was responsible for feeding six families this holiday season. Union President Craig Morrow said the group, which is technically known as […]

Birthdays — December 3–10

3rd Sarah Barton, Stephanie Barton, Jack Bartish, Taylor Hone, Amy McGaugh, Houston Moyer, Franklin Wegel 4th Esther Haynes, Winnie Knight, Michael Thompson, Rick Sivins 5th Carole Beckman, Isabella Grace Karrip, David Mawby, Bud Oppenneer, Hannah Ferguson 7th Mary Babcock, Dawn Hone, Janeen Maurer, Rose Schnipke, Joslyn TenBrink  8th Tom Pugh 9th Hazel Bond, Stacey Caylen, Joan Doyle, Julia Gould, Maxine Gould, Brenda Sagraves 10th Chris Bauer, Karen Hone, Nolan Rice, Joshua Rodriguez

Rockford Register — December 2, 2010

Thursday, December 2 Rockford Area Historical Society Christmas Potluck—6:30 p.m. at the Community Cabin. Bring your own table service and a dish to pass. Hostesses will be Pat Frye and Carla Blandford. Intro to Digital Memory Keeping—9 to 11 a.m. at The Memory Boutique, 925 Northland Dr., Rockford. Free workshop designed to help you get […]