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Olympic gold medalist Shaun White visits Rockford

April 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Were you present last Saturday afternoon when the “Flying Tomato” Shaun White (pictured on the right) visited the business location of MD Cox Enterprises on Courtland Street across from Herman’s Boy? Thousands of people showed up for a chance to photograph or possibly score an autograph of the gold medal winner of the 2010 Winter Olympics snowboard competition. [...]

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 [...]

Rockford students featured in Cinderella ballet production

March 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Lauren Hyink, Kathleen Bomer, and Katerina Rozelle in costume.   The West Michigan Youth Ballet is gearing up for their spring performance of the ballet Cinderella – a favorite ballet for all ages. Three Rockford students are part of the ballet company, and they invite their friends, teachers and school mates come and see them perform this Saturday. In the title [...]

Cedar Springs theater group to perform ‘The Miracle Worker’

March 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Cedar Springs Community Players will present the award winning play “The Miracle Worker” by William Gibson on March 25, 26 and 27 at the Kent Theatre at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Anna Johnson as Annie Sullivan along with Laura Johnson as Kate Keller struggle to control an angry Helen Keller, played by Ellie Awad. “The Miracle Worker” is the true story of Helen [...]

NRMS to perform Sleeping Beauty

March 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

North Rockford Middle School’s Fine Arts Magnet has completed auditions for this year’s production of Sleeping Beauty. The students have elected to add an 80’s theme to the play, which made auditions all the more interesting. Auditioning students presented themselves with enthusiastic 80’s catch phrases, stone washed jeans, concert t’s and bright neon colors for [...]
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