Rockford Register — June 3, 2010

Thursday, June 3 Rockford Area Historical Society—6:30 p.m. Annual Picnic and Election of Officers Please bring your own table service and a dish to pass. Saturday, June 5 Boy Scout Troop 228 Alumni and Friends Picnic—12 noon to 2 p.m. at Bostwick Lake Congregational Church, 7979 Belding Road, Rockford. It is the 100th anniversary of […]

Scouts prepare gardens for Memorial Day

Scouts and veterans pay tribute to the American Flag during the playing of “Taps.”

Local Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts gathered on Thursday, May 27 at Blythefield Memory Gardens for the annual decorating of the veterans’ graves for Memorial Day. The event opened with a memorial flag ceremony conducted by local veterans as “Taps” was played. The young people then gathered handfuls of flags and went row […]

Words on Weather & Climate by Craig James

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Cannon Township awarded stream-monitoring grant

Bear Creek

Cannon Township has been awarded a $1,054 grant from the Michigan Clean Water Corps (MiCorps) Program. The grant will help the township design a monitoring strategy for Bear Creek, a tributary to the Grand River. The grant was awarded through the Department of Natural Resources and Environment’s (DNRE) MiCorps Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program. Kim Sapkowski, […]

News Bits — June 3, 2010

YMCA announces new associate executive director The Wolverine World Wide Family YMCA is pleased to announce Kevin Myers as the new associate executive director effective June 1, 2010. Myers started working at the West YMCA in 2001, running sports programs for kids part time. He was then transitioned to the David D. Hunting YMCA, where […]