Rockford schools rally around Relay—Part II

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 Life event. 	Photo by CINDY M. CRANMER

by CINDY M. CRANMER This is a continued summary of what each school in Rockford Public Schools has come up with to contribute to the Rockford Relay for Life. Encouraging each school to organize their own fundraiser has been a goal of Relay organizers from year one. Last Friday through Saturday, May 18-19, from 3 […]

ROCKFORD AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS & UPDATE

by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society 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. […]

Stroke, osteoporosis screenings coming to Rockford

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 […]

Rockford residents save lives with blood donations

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!” […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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 […]