BIRTHDAYS — March 5–11

5th Mike Caylen 6th Joyce Baker Mary Baranowski Emilee Frost Renee Kremhelmer Jean Neal Jeff Palmer Ray VanderHart 7th Shannon Ainsworth Wolf Dittmar Jack Larson Shayla Thomas Alice VanLuinen 8th Kelsi Briggs Jack Maher Tracy Thornsberry 9th Pete Baer Pat Palmer Julia Sickrey 10th Jack Andrews Brandi Haik Irene Nelson Betty Sharpe 11th Clayton Andrews […]

Rockford woman’s work to be displayed


The work of Liisa Rupert Rush won a juror’s recognition award at the 25th West Michigan Regional Art Competition at the Lowell Area Arts Council’s King Gallery. See “Dragonfly,” an oil painting, February 22 to April 8 with a public reception on Sunday, March 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. Gallery hours for the Lowell […]

Kitchen design seminar to be held

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Greater Grand Rapids announces a free design seminar, entitled “Beyond Fads: Latest Trends in Kitchen Design.” It will take place on Tuesday, March 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the DreamMaker Design Center, 4658 West River Dr., Comstock Park. Discover how to update and renovate with lasting style. Subjects covered include […]

Garden Club offers $1,000 scholarship

The Rockford Garden Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship to any local current graduating high school senior or recent graduate majoring in horticulture studies, landscape architecture, environmental science, conservatory management, organic farming or associated, related fields. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student attending any college in the fall of 2011 and can […]


Thursday, March 3 Rockford Area Historical Society Meeting—7 p.m. at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford, hosted by Joan DeMaagd and Lois Armstrong. Joan Bunn and panel will present “The One Room School House Experience.” For more information, call (616) 866-2235. Friday, March 4 In-District Office Hours with Peter MacGregor—3 to 4:30 p.m. […]