Fred Meijer

Happy Trails to you, Fred

December 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Can’t tell which one is happier, Fred Meijer or Squire reporter Nancy Hill. Picture was taken in 2008 at a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for a Meijer funded paved extension of the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail from Rockford to Sand Lake. Last Tuesday afternoon found us at Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park to attend a visitation and pay [...]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

December 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

GOP mourns Fred Meijer Dear Editor, With our deepest sympathy we extend our thoughts and prayers to the Meijer family following the passing of Fred Meijer. Mr. Meijer cared deeply about our community and he was a generous and thoughtful philanthropist in each and every endeavor he pursued. May God bless the entire Meijer family during this difficult time of grieving. Sam [...]

Just call him ‘Fred’

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

SIGN HERE—A beaming Rockford Mayor Janice “Chi Chi” Rogers (center) has just had her book autographed by Fred Meijer. Pam Kleibusch (right) has been Fred’s personal assistant for 52 years. Coincidentally, Rogers has been an official greeter and event coordinator for the Rockford Meijer since the day it opened. Meijer book-signing event an evening of fun by CLIFF [...]

Fred Meijer ups ante in support of trail

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

GIFT—Handing over a gift from one who is “Pure Michigan,” Fred Meijer, are (l–r) Meijer Foundation officials Rob VerHeulen and Mike Julien, along with DNR Parks and Recreation staffers Paul Yauk (planning division), Vicky Anthes (chief of the planning division), and Mary Nardo (manager of the planning unit for parks statewide).                         [...]