Rockford Rotary, D&W donate turkeys for holidays

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  For the second year, Rockford Rotary Club and D&W Fresh Market have teamed up for a tasty and timely donation to families in need. Rotary donated $1,500 from the service organization’s budget and D&W offered a great price to provide 140 turkeys to North Kent Community Services (NKCS), a faith-based organization serving over 10,000 […]

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 […]

Rockford asked for soldier care package items

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Drive to be held in D&W parking lot Sunday, June 14 Rockford residents are asked to help make the days of soldiers serving our country a little more comfortable.   America’s Transportation Resources (ATR) and its employees will be sponsoring a “Project Soldier Package Drive” to collect items much needed by our soldiers in active […]

D&W intern studies “Sweet Tooth” 101

A PASTRY FEAST FOR THE EYES—D&W Bakery Manager Cindi Wall and Rockford High School intern Erin VanDruen standing in front of the morning’s pastry creations.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL About to graduate from Rockford High School this May ’09, hometown girl Erin VanDruen, like all students, was searching for a career path of study for her future life. Erin has always had a love of math and a strong interest in graphic arts. Along those lines Erin, as part […]

Rockford East Business Association revitalized

REBA (Rockford East Business Association) is revitalized” says Thom Arends of Thom’s Hair Design. “We will meet at 8:00 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at D&W. We invite area businesses to join us.”  New officers are President Char Bouwkamp of D&W, Secretary Kathy Perez of United Bank, and Treasurer Jane House of Comerica […]