BIRTHDAYS — May 26–June 1, 2012

MAY 26 Sam Bartlett, Neal Brasure, Nancy Hill, Megan Kidd, Annie Mawby, Linda Reeds, Jim Wilson 27 Conrad Burnham, Esther Clark, Virginia Deters, Tim Huff, Nina Kettelhut, Fred Taylor 28 Samantha Donehoo, Dan Emelander, Gordon Frost, Cathy Norton, Bud Rieckman, Frances Rieckman, Larry Rogers, Mike VanOeveren 29 Connie Butler, Mickey Geldersma 30 Jill Corstange, Cass Rodriguez 31 Lee Greenland, Nicholas Hunt, Libby Rice JUNE 1 Helen Riemersma

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

How to calculate depreciation on inherited property One of my favorite movies of all time, “Midway,” will undoubtedly be shown this Memorial Day weekend. The 1976 war movie has a tremendous cast of characters with Glenn Ford, Henry Fonda, Charlton Heston, Hal Holbrook, Cliff Robertson, Edward Albert Jr., and other stars telling the story of […]

Winning prizes is just dessert at Chamber luncheons

Tom Duisterhof of Gordon Water and Molly Schmit of the Wolverine YMCA in Belmont are two of the prize winners during a recent Rockford Chamber of Commerce luncheon held at the Rockford Ambulance office on Shaner Avenue. With great food, good company and wonderful networking, winning prizes is just an added bonus of attending the Chamber’s luncheons, which are held every two months.

Networking, education topics of member events by BETH ALTENA Visitors to a recent Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) luncheon enjoyed a meal catered by Honey Creek Inn and heard about the top ten rules of networking in an entertaining but useful presentation by Michael McGovern. In addition to great speakers, getting to know other business […]

Board of Education vacancy announced

On May 14, 2012, the Board of Education accepted, with regret, the resignation of Board Trustee Tammy Schollaart, who has served on the Board since 1998. In her resignation letter, Schollaart states, “Since my son’s graduation in 2010, I have begun working full time and have found that I no longer have the time to […]

Miracle League ballfield coming to Ten Mile complex

Tony Comden, president of the West Michigan Miracle League, is pictured with two boys, (l–r) Nate Hurwitz, 15, of Ada, and Aaron VanKampen, 10, of Sparta, who look forward to the handicapped accessible ballfield that will be part of the West Michigan Sports Commission complex on Ten Mile Road. Nate is a board member of the West Michigan Miracle League and will be the volunteer announcer. Aaron will be a Miracle League baseball player.

‘In the fall of 2014 we should have a field to play on’ by BETH ALTENA “A lot of people are committed to this project and really excited about it,” said Tony Comden, president of the West Michigan Miracle League, who spoke to an audience in Rockford’s City Hall on Monday, April 16. Comden was […]