Kimberly’s, Brighton offer marching band donation

Anthony Martinez, an RHS graduate who played in the marching band, models the beautiful Brighton bracelet. Half the cost of this patriotic jewelry item during the month of July will go to the marching band.

Half of bracelet sale goes to school by BETH ALTENA Brighton is a company that does things the old-fashioned way and is always finding creative ways to give back to communities where their items are sold. This July, half of the sale amount of a beautiful red-white-and-blue bracelet with “I heart America” etched on the […]

Kimberly’s Boutique welcomes new intern

Kendall McConnohie

Kendall McConnohie, 17, is a senior at Rockford High School and is currently an intern at Kimberly’s Boutique in downtown Rockford. This fall, Kendall will be attending Grand Rapids Community College in the honors program and will transfer to Western Michigan University in 2014. She hopes to pursue a career in fashion merchandising. “I love […]

Rockford businesses partner in anti-bullying campaign

Kim Smith of Kimberly’s Boutique, Be Nice organizer Kristen Bloem and Candy Lancioni of Aunt Candy’s Toy Company are excited to bring the Be Nice campaign to Rockford.

Call it what you want—it comes down to being nice! During the month of February, Rockford local businesses will be partnering with the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan (MHF) to spread the message of be nice. within the Rockford community. The be nice. campaign was initiated by the MHF in 2011 to create awareness […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

letter-Williamson

Driver grateful for Kimberly’s Dear Editor, I wanted to encourage your readers to try the local shops and bring business here to Rockford. I am a Rockford resident and try very hard to give our local businesses an opportunity to get those hard-to-find gifts, etc., but really wanted to sing the praises Kimberly’s. I was […]

Kimberly’s donates to NKSC

Kimberly Smith of Kimberly's Boutique presenting check to Sandi Waite of North Kent Service Center.

Kimberly’s Boutique, a specialty retailer in Rockford, announced that it is presenting a $2,000 donation to North Kent Service Center (NKSC) as part of Brighton’s Feed Our Friends fundraiser. Kimberly’s Boutique was among retailers across the United States that joined with Brighton last summer in selling a limited-edition collection of semi-precious jewelry designed especially to […]