Eleven children released from hunger by student drive

May 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

Students at Rockford Christian School learned that hunger isn’t a problem only in far away places. Working with Kids Food Basket in Grand Rapids, the students raised in donations and food, a total value of $1,650, an amount which will feed eleven students after-school meals for a year. On Wednesday, May 19, the students released 11 butterflies representing the 11 [...]

Custard caps a grand field trip

May 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

Mrs. Fowle’s second-grade class from Rockford’s Valley View Elementary School has what they described as “the bestest field trip ever!” In one whirlwind day, they toured the Rockford Fire Department, the Rockford Police Department, the Rockford Area Historical Museum, the Little Red School House, and Pioneer Cemetery. The group finished with a picnic in Garden [...]

Be on the lookout for pink teeth

April 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

Pink teeth are popping up everywhere in the Rockford area. And it’s all because of one orthodontist Dr. Mark Brieden. “We’re having a lot of fun with it. My wife, Dixie, came up with the idea and, with the help of the whole staff, we’re doing something positive to help fight breast cancer,” said Brieden. “We are asking all of our patients to wear pink ties on [...]

Roll up your pant legs for Bear Creek Waterfest Saturday, April 24

April 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

The annual Bear Creek Waterfest  will be Saturday, April 24, from 8 a.m. until noon at Townsend Park, corner of Cannonsburg Road and Ramsdell Drive in Cannon Township. The public is invited to take part in a morning of food, educational fun and activities. The rubber ducky race is always a popular activity at Waterfest. Now in its seventeenth year, the Bear Creek [...]
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