RCS students add excitement to Legion food pantry


For the fourth month in a row, students from Rockford Christian School (RCS) brought excitement and energy to the Mobile Food Pantry held on April 28 at the Rockford American Legion Post. Led by science teacher David Buth, 25 students assisted with the distribution of 5,006 pounds of food to 117 families. Whether removing food […]

No mortgages needed for these houses

A BIRD’S  HOME IS HIS CASTLE—Sharon Bennett displays a move-in-ready custom birdhouse that she created, replicating a client’s home.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Architects and builders of upscale homes sometimes reward their clients with a framed watercolor portrait of their home. Rockford resident Sharon Bennett has a better idea. People love their homes and Bennett has carved a niche for herself by duplicating homes of friends and patrons as a birdhouse replica. You […]

Rockford residents reach milestones in blood donation

Michigan Blood results from the Rockford area donor sites are in. The following donors reached a new gallon level. Richard Everly 8 gallons Jill Mackie 3 gallons William Parker 1 gallon

Rockford Register — May 20–May 28, 2010

Thur.–Sun., May 20-23 “Hamlet and Eggs” Comedy—7:30 p.m. on May 20-22, and 3 p.m. on May 23 at the Kent Theatre, 8 N. Main St., Cedar Springs. Tickets are $12 at the door; $5 for Sunday matinee for 18 and under. Friday, May 21 Advocates for Senior Issues Meeting—10 a.m. to noon at Frederik Meijer […]

Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — May 20, 2010

Optimism No. 1 A 16-year-old Australian teenager, Jessica Watson, just finished sailing around the world alone, the youngest ever to do so. The trip took seven months. Her sailboat was 34 feet long—and pink. According to news reports last October when she started out, “She smiled and waved to scores of well-wishers on land and […]