May 24 2012

Rockford schools rally around Relay—Part II

May 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CINDY M. CRANMER Second-grader Kyle Weston and third-grader Callen Doyle are the winners of Nooks at Valley View Elementary School for being the top two students raising money at a mini-relay event for Rockford’s Relay for Life. Kyle raised $500 and Callen raised $510 in pledges. Both students are still hoping to raise more money before this weekend’s Relay for [...]

ROCKFORD AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS & UPDATE

May 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Terry Konkle The Rockford Area Historical Society (RAHS) continues to be a busy group. As part of our fundraising efforts, members of RAHS and others will take part in the annual Parade of Homes event. Thirty-six volunteers will be involved greeting guests over the nine days of showing homes. They will work in [...]

Stroke, osteoporosis screenings coming to Rockford

May 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

Residents living in and around the Rockford community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Rockford American Legion-Merritt Lamb Post 102 will host Life Line Screening on June 6, 2012. The site is located at 330 Rockford Park Dr. NE, Rockford. Four key points every person needs to know: •            Stroke is the third [...]

Rockford residents save lives with blood donations

May 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

On Monday, May 7 there were 57 kind and caring individuals who signed up at the Rockford Community Cabin for the Michigan Blood drive. According to Melissa Meitz, donor relations specialist with Michigan Blood, there were a total of 43 units of blood donated. “Several people should also be recognized for reaching new gallon levels!” Meitz commented. Those [...]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

May 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

Bostwick Lake Inn story brought back memories Dear Squire reporters Cliff and Nancy Hill, I so enjoyed your story about the Bostwick Lake Inn. I’m 79 years old and lived all my young life on Goldenrod Dr., Bostwick Lake. My grandparents were best friends with Jim and Sue Bert. Grandma used to help out at the Inn and my folks spent many evenings having a beer and [...]
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