Social media topic of Chamber luncheon

Speaker Danny Beckett interacts with an entertained audience.

  Danny Beckett Jr. of Spearia was the featured speaker at the Rockford Chamber February luncheon. He talked about the value of social media and how to go about using the technology available in business. The talk began with a Wikipedia definition of Social Media: Content created by people using highly accessible and scalable publishing […]

Words on Weather & Climate — March 4, 2010

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Winter 2009-2010 by CRAIG JAMES The calendar says winter lasts until March 20 this year. However, meteorologists consider winter to be the three full months of December, January and February. Spring is March, April and May, etc. So winter is over, right? Any snow now is spring snow. Can’t you see the difference? So how […]

Izaak Walton League holds annual banquet

The Dwight Lydell Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America is having their annual Conservation Banquet and silent auction on March 5 at The Centennial Country Club. This event is open to the public with advance prepaid reservations only. Plan to have your reservation in by March 2. Some late reservations can be accommodated. […]

HCNC keeps outdoors fun in every season

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Howard Christensen Nature Center continues to offer free or inexpensive ways to enjoy Michigan’s winter weather. A group of local Boy Scouts recently enjoyed their yearly Klondyke derby, the Olympics of Scouting. The boys are tested on Scouting skills such as knot tying, shelter building, cooking outdoors and more. The boys also make a sled to […]

Engagement — Loveder-Burns

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Angela Loveder and Brandon Burns of Hampton, Va., are planning a wedding on June 26, 2010. The future bride is the daughter of Chris and Susan Loveder of Rockford. She graduated from Rockford High School in 2001 and Michigan State University in 2008. She is currently a teacher at Machin Elementary School in Hampton, Va. […]