Birthdays – July 18 to 24

18th Alice Allen, Jackie Davies, Terri Douthett, Bud Herrington 19th Bev Belluomini, Tom Nyenhuis, Deb Trendt, Nicole VanderWerff 20th Mike Gulliver, Rita Wilcox 21st Scott Bell 22nd Richard Tolley, David Zimmer 23rd Helen Brinkman, Ronnell Denhof, Elden Hunsberger, Brian Meester, Charlie Robinson

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon – July 16, 2009

What makes a professional a professional Last week I attended a convention sponsored by Money Concepts, the financial planning company that I am associated with. The convention was held in Asheville, North Carolina, which is a sightseer’s paradise. Of course, I have to attend educational classes, but there was time set aside to enjoy the […]

How to deal with stress on the job

LUNCHEON LEARNING–Rockford Chamber of Commerce luncheons are always interesting and informative, and important people attend (note Dr. Shibler and John Decker at this luncheon). You could be one of them. The next luncheon is August 3.

If you still have a job Going to the Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) luncheons might not make your job easier, but last month’s speaker taught listeners how to deal with their job-related stress. Terri Eudy of Grand Valley Health said not all stress is bad stress. She said too little stress at work leads […]

Manshaem graduates basic military training

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Airman Keaton Manshaem graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, where his flight earned the coveted “Warrior Flight.” He completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airman Manshaem is currently attending tech […]

Donations keep Lean on Me helping those in need

Lean on Me Director Lisa Shaffer (center) along with volunteers Duane Millering and Kathy Villegas welcome the many donations to the outreach center.

Lisa Shaffer, director of Lean on Me outreach center, appreciates all the donations that keep the center helping residents through tough financial times. Recently, patrons of the Sand Bar in Sand Lake held a chili cook-off and raised some funds. A promise of matching the funds was made by a northern Kent County store, and […]