Tag Archives: May 19 2011

Rockford artist celebrates milestone anniversary

Sally Charnley has seen many businesses come and go, and business owners along with them, in her 35 years working in downtown Rockford. She never intended to start a store of her own back then and, ironically, having two was … Continue reading

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Goodwill announces grand opening of Rockford store

Marks second LEED certified Goodwill store in Michigan Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids Inc. will celebrate the grand opening of its second LEED Certified retail store in Rockford on Saturday, May 21 at 9:00 a.m. This marks the second … Continue reading

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Tale of trust in strangers an inspiration

Only in West Michigan—a morality tale by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Last Saturday tickets to Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park’s Summer Concert Series went on sale to the general public. Even though five popular acts on this year’s bill … Continue reading

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Fashion show a sold out success for Sassy Pants Boutique

photos courtesy of Trudy Holtz Photography Sassy Pants Boutique owner Lynette TenBrink likes working with other downtown shop owners and a recent fashionshow she put on featuring her clothing and accessory items was a good example of team spirit. Held … Continue reading

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Annual arts show highlights local talent

The Rogue River Artist Association held its annual Spring Sale and Show on Saturday, April 30 at the Rockford United Methodist Church in downtown Rockford. There were thirteen participating artists displaying watercolor paintings, oils, acrylics, fabric arts and hand-crafted cement … Continue reading

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