March 31 2011

RAAC holds fundraiser at Barnes & Noble

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On Friday, April 1, the Rockford Area Arts Commission (RAAC) will hold a fundraiser at the Barnes & Noble bookstore at Woodland Mall, where 10 percent of anything purchased in the store will benefit the arts in Rockford. If you’re looking for something to do during spring break, stop in and buy a latte and a magazine or some gifts for your Easter basket. Be sure to [...]

A Message for You

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Winter Remains While Spring Arrives by PASTOR JEFF WILLIAMS Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church With the ice still glistening on the evergreens, prairie grass, bare branches and power lines, spring has not exactly burst upon the scene. There is no clean break it seems between the seasons. Spring breaks are alluring where we can make the change, usually to warmer [...]

Reader tells story of giving experience

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by LYNN HAMMER Such fun! I love getting my hair cut! Don’t you? But this time, I waited two years to do it, so it meant a little bit more this time around. It also meant more because I donated my hair to Locks of Love. It felt good. But I didn’t do it to feel good. I did it to help someone else feel good. So what is it about hair? People go nuts over their hair and [...]

MEMORIALS

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Soupal In loving memory of our beautiful baby girl, Jessica Grace Soupal, who passed away eight years ago on March 29, 2003. I saw a little girl today, She reminded me of you. Apple cheeks, rose-bud lips, And pretty eyes of blue. Our eyes met for a moment, I smiled, she smiled too. Then, before I knew it, She disappeared from view. I sat a little longer, Just taking it [...]

Business expands, moves after six months

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Sassy Pants outgrows former location Plenty of people warned her not to do it. Lynette TenBrink had a good job with great benefits, but wasn’t happy working in the medical administration field, so she quit to realize her dream of owning a business. Lynette TenBrink couldn’t be happier about her store, Sassy Pants Boutique, which opened in September 2010. After six [...]
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