Independent Bank, Boy Scouts team up to support Operation Popcorn

Independent Bank offices across the state are collecting donations for Boy Scouts of America to support “Operation Popcorn,” a program that raises money for the Boy Scouts and sends popcorn to our troops overseas for the holidays. Donations can be made at any Independent Bank office through December 30. The donations will be given to […]

Art of nature found at Howard Christensen Nature Center

Do you see beauty in a snow-covered landscape, or does it simply make you want to head to a warmer climate? Many people, even the “snowbirds,” see beauty in nature. During November and December, the Howard Christensen Nature Center (HCNC) is hosting several workshops and a quilt raffle that are inspired by nature’s beauty. The […]

Independent Bank’s Shelby Reno reappointed to Michigan Bankers Association Marketing Committee

Shelby Reno

Shelby Reno, senior vice president of marketing and communications for Independent Bank, has been reappointed to serve a three-year term on the Michigan Bankers Association (MBA) Marketing Committee. Reno has served on the MBA Marketing Committee for five years. Independent Bank Corporation (Nasdaq Symbol: IBCP) is a Michigan-based bank holding company with total assets of […]

6, 083 voters got it absolutely right

This sign of community pride, on the corner of 10 Mile Rd. and E. Main St. in Rockford, says 6,083 words – votes, that is!

Rockford is America’s Favorite Farmers Market—period by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Every contest or election is won through the support of voters and organizations. Rockford’s winning entry in the America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest was no exception. This improbable journey began in May of this year when Rockford City Manager Michael Young gave the go […]

Musical season ends with family concert

The last night of music for the Rogue River concert series for the summer of 2011 is over, but the energy and the crowds of kids ended the season on a great note. Independent Bank sponsored the family concert with interactive music and plenty of fun. There will be plenty of other events, some including music, coming to Rockford in the next few weeks, as summer turns to fall, so watch for other chances to enjoy downtown shopping, parks and entertainment.

Photos by TOM SCOTT The last night of music for the Rogue River concert series for the summer of 2011 is over, but the energy and the crowds of kids ended the season on a great note. Independent Bank sponsored the family concert with interactive music and plenty of fun. There will be plenty of […]