December 22 2011

WEDDING — Beckett-Lang

December 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

Erika Vaughn Lang of Rockford and Bradley John Beckett of Grand Rapids were united in marriage on August 6, 2011 at First United Methodist Church in Grand Rapids. The couple then took a horse-drawn carriage to the reception held at the Eberhard Center at the downtown Grand Valley State University campus. Parents of the bride are Rob and Lori Lang of Rockford. The groom is [...]

3rd Annual Rockford Ice Festival set for January 13-15

December 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

Event organizers plan full weekend of family fun Ice miniature golf holes are a popular attraction during Rockford’s annual Ice Festival. What does a mini Mackinaw Bridge that lights up, an old-fashioned water wheel, a giant ice beaver, a momma polar bear and her cubs, ice cream sundaes, dancing and entertainment, chainsaws, nail polish, animated movie characters, and [...]

The Literacy Center of West Michigan needs volunteer tutors

December 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Literacy Center of West Michigan has scheduled an information session on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, for prospective volunteer tutors. This session is held at 6:30 p.m. and lasts one hour. It allows persons interested in becoming volunteer tutors to find out more about the Center and its literacy programs. At the end of the session, there will be an opportunity to sign [...]

Local scuba club proves generosity

December 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

Derek Wheeler delivers an astonishingly large bag of toys to The Rockford Squire Toys for Tots box. Looking like Santa himself, toting the haul, Wheeler explained the donations came from the members of the Grand Rapids Scuba Club, of which he is also a member. Wheeler said the club numbers about 35, so many of the members contributed many toys. Wheeler happens to be the [...]
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