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Food, Family, Fun — March 25, 2010

March 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

Hush Puppies kicks off shoe design contest  Hush Puppies, the originator of the first suede casual shoe, is sponsoring a shoe design contest on their website at www.hushpuppies.com in partnership with www.runwayonmonroe.com. Official rules of the contest and information about entries are outlined on the Hush Puppies website. Contest entries can be by drawn by hand or [...]

Wild game dinner offered

March 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

Algoma Baptist Church’s Annual Wild Game Dinner will be held on Saturday, March 20 at 6 p.m. in the church gym. The speaker this year is Vern Oosterhouse, who is a hunting and fishing guide in Alaska. He will tell about and show pictures of his experiences. Tickets are $5. To purchase or reserve tickets, please call the church office at (616) 866-1274 or Pastor Dave at [...]

Harvest Fest’s heritage weekend offers food, music, classic cars

October 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

WHAT A BEAUTY—Last year this car buff (father to our own Police Chief Dave Jones) was proud to show off this beauty. The vehicle is complete with a recreated drive-in dinner and companion. The classic cars roll into Rockford Saturday, October 3, one of a town-full of attractions for this weekend’s Harvest Fest. Returning is an annual chili cook off, now organized by [...]

Finding ways to get closer to food

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

THOUGHTFUL—Sue Osgood shows off a spread her magazine did on Herman’s Boy. She explores ways people are finding to enjoy local, hand-produced goods and foods. by BETH ALTENA Before the Civil War, people either grew their own food or knew the farmer who grew it for them. Now the source of our daily meals is such a mystery children are often clueless about how their [...]

Diversity Dinner a Free Family Event with Cross-Cultural Twist

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

Continuing a tradition going on nearly a decade, the Rockford Diversity Committee invites the public to another fun day at the Wolverine World Wide YMCA in Belmont on March 22. Beginning at 1 p.m., the YMCA, 6555 Jupiter Road, will again graciously allow free access to all their facilities including the rock climbing wall, basketball courts and the swimming pool. To [...]
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