May 19 2011

Rockford partners with national group for Healing Fields 9/11 tribute

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Flag sponsorship underway by BETH ALTENA Photo by STUDIO D2D “We all have a 9/11 story,” said Sue Bodenner, one of the organizers of the West Michigan Healing Fields, which will remember and honor those lost 10 years ago in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Bodenner, along with chiefs of local fire departments, members of the Kent County Sheriff’s [...]

Relay for Life for survivors’ birthdays

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Sheila Gunneson was diagnosed with breast cancer last month and had surgery last week. Her daughter’s lacrosse team dressed in pink socks and headbands in her honor at their most recent game. Gunneson is pictured in center with Grace Gunneson to the left and coach Dave Vandermolen at far right. Event is this Friday and Saturday; every Relayer has a story WHY WE [...]

Rockford student receives Congressional Medal of Merit

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Rockford High School graduate Alex Quinn was recognized for his outstanding achievements by receiving a Congressional Medal of Merit Saturday, May 7 by U.S. Representative Justin Amash. Amash presented the Congressional Award and the Congressional Medal of Merit to student recipients during an awards ceremony beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Gerald R. Ford [...]

May weather smiles on Bear Creek Waterfest

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Despite dire weather predictions, the 18th annual Bear Creek Waterfest was held under absolutely perfect spring conditions. Breakfast, free giveaways, live music by the Hawks and Owls band, and plenty of critters in the creek were on hand for those who stopped by. Free native white pine trees were offered by the Kent County Parks Foundation booth volunteers Pam and [...]

Students offer welcome with art

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Chandler Woods Charter Academy students recently had their very own “Art Prize” at the school. Students were encouraged to make and enter a piece of art, which were voted on to determine “winners.” There were so many good choices to pick from, but these ended up being the top three winners: the first-place winner was Joe Stuart for the pencil drawing of the flag [...]
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