Rockford Register

Thursday, January 28 Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community Cabin. Meetings held every second and fourth Thursday of each month. Seniors Unlimited “Out To Lunch Bunch”—Cirque Dreams Illumination at DeVos Hall, Grand Rapids, with lunch (on your own) at The Radisson on the River Front. Cost […]

Arbor Day Foundation offers free flowering trees

Residents of Michigan who join the Arbor Day Foundation in January 2010 will receive 10 free flowering trees just by becoming a member. The free trees are part of the nonprofit foundation’s Trees for America campaign. For those who join the foundation in January, they will receive two white flowering dogwoods, two flowering crabapples, two […]

New business brings creative balloon décor, smiles to Rockford

Steve Mattson and Amy Witherspoon proudly announce the grand opening of Creative Distinctions on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 25 Squires Street, Rockford, in the upstairs of the riverfront Merle Norman store. The shop specializes in fun gift baskets and creative balloon décor for all occasions. Witherspoon and Creative Distinctions owner Mattson are excited to offer […]

RCS Students participate in downtown Rockford scavenger hunt

Emily Groenenboom, Alexandra Fedrigo, and Abbigail Poquette

Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt Teaches Kids About Navigating Their Community More than 40 first-and second-graders from Rockford Christian School raced around downtown Rockford in January during their Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt. Prior to the event, students learned about communities and how to read maps using landmarks and street signs. Students traveled in groups of five or six […]

Rockford Venture Crew 2228 off to another adventure

Have you ever tried climbing frozen waterfall, 40 feet tall? The Rockford Venture Crew 2228 tries to go every year. They also hope to go white water rafting and have a scuba diving adventure. This is all made possible by fundraising and organization. The group holds an annual yard sale, and has recently held a lasagna fundraiser at […]