Friends of the White Pine Trail

State names Belmont man ‘Rails-to-Trails’ champion

May 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL 73rd District State Representative Pete MacGregor presents Dave Heyboer, Chairman of the Friends of the White Pine Trail with a Michigan State Tribute honoring Dave for his unselfish devotion to all things Fred Meijer White Pine Trail. This evening was very special for Dave and he couldn’t help himself while grinning from ear-to-ear. Last week [...]

Weathermen throw 2012 Resolution Walk a curve ball

January 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Fred Meijer New Year’s Day Resolution Walk 2012 participants gathered in front of the beautifully renovated downtown Rockford Rotary Pavilion. Front and center behind the yellow Friends of the White Pine Trail sign are: (l to r) A newly slimmed-down, Dave Heyboer, chairman of the Friends of the White Pine Trail, and past Rockford Mayor and [...]

Local business sponsors holiday program that gives back to community

November 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Reds on the River partners with area nonprofits with gifts ‘that keep on giving’  When the hustle and bustle of the holidays has passed and families turn their attention to the New Year, one local company will deliver gifts “that keep on giving” through six local charities. Reds on the River in Rockford has partnered with the following organizations and will [...]

‘Friends’ to host 10th annual Resolution Walk

December 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL This New Year’s Day morning, plan on joining hundreds of Fred Meijer White Pine Trail users as they step into 2011 for a brisk four-mile walk. Hosted by the Friends of the White Pine Trail, this popular New Year’s Day tradition will mark its 10th year. Last year’s Resolution Walkers—as far as the eye can see, all with smiling. Squire file [...]
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