May 28 2009

Classifieds – May 28, 2009

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HELP WANTED LOOKING FOR TEAM PLAYERS. Will train. Flexible hours. Write your own paycheck. Call Lew Boersma, Coldwell Banker AJS-Schmidt/Rockford Office, (616) 866-4434.      b23 ______________________ Stites Eye Care in Rockford is looking for a personable, outgoing part-time optical assistant to compliment our great team. Drop off resumes to our office at 6840 Northway Drive in Rockford.       b22 ______________________ Job Opportunity in sales. The Cedar Springs Post Newspaper is looking for someone to sell newspaper advertising for our northern weekly. Work as a team with our eight-person crew. Looking for someone to devote a 40-hour week to building a client base of customers and friends. Work your job into a secure income. If interested, send resume or e-mail message to      ftfn ______________________ Mystery shoppers earn up to $100 a day. Undercover shoppers needed to judge retail and dining establishments. Experience not required. (877) 715-3339.      p23 ______________________ Friendly person wanted for customer service/sales job at The Rockford Squire newspaper. We are sad our associate just got the “dream job” he has been going to school for. The good news is we have an opening for one new co-worker. A friendly, outgoing, persistent individual will enjoy success here. For more information, call Beth at (616) 866-4465, e-mail to, or fax resume to (616) 866-3810.      ftfn ______________________ NOTICES Community Parking Lot Sale-June 6, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Crossroads Church, 8331 Myers Lake Rd. Music, auctions, food and fun.      b23 ______________________ Bag Sale at Round Again, June 4-6, 213 East Division, Sparta. (616) 887-2414.      b23 ______________________ Rummage and bake sale at Rockford United Methodist Church, 159 Maple St., May 29, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Kid and adult clothes, housewares, crib and bedding, toys, furniture, and much more.       p22 ______________________ FOR SALE Beautiful world market round glass-top black wrought-iron dining room table with four black wrought-iron chairs, $300. (616) 874-1880.      f22 ______________________ Hunting guns-Winchester, model 1500 XTR 12-gauge 2-3/4-inch repeater NX010644, $250; and Mossberg, model 190, 16-gauge bolt action 2-3/4-inch, $100. (616) 866-2318.      p22 ______________________ Baseboard and casing, pine, primed or natural, 400 ft., $100. Crown molding, 3-1/4 pine, 16-ft. sticks, 400 ft., $200, or $8 each. (616) 293-4478.      b22cp ______________________ Great deal on camera and gear-Pentax digital, 10D, 10.2 megapixal, with 3 lenses, filters, […]

Rockford student-athletes announce college commitments

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In the four years since the Rockford High School graduating class of 2009 began their high school athletic career, Rockford has earned 31 OK Red conference championships, 20 district championships, eight state championships and many, many individual all-state achievements. Rockford’s Athletic Director Tim Erickson spoke before a crowd-including print and television news crews-on the achievements of 30 graduating student-athletes who announced their college and university choices on Thursday, May 7 at the Rockford Freshman Center. Erickson pointed out that high school players are referred to as student-athletes, and that it is telling that the word student comes before athlete in the term. He said the school is proud to have had these fine athletes among our ranks the past four years, and just as important is the quality of their academic achievements as they leave high school for the next phase in their academic career.   In boys baseball, Erickson first talked to Brandon Erhart, who has committed to Adrian College. Erhart called the college a good fit for him, with a good chance that he will be able to play as a freshman. Erhart was recruited as a middle infielder at the college, which in 2008 finished fourth in the nation in their division and qualified for the NCAA Baseball World Series in Division III. Erhart  is near the top in almost all offensive categories and holds a grade-point average (GPA) of 3.647.         Mike Parsell will play baseball for Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC). Parsell was a dual sport athlete for Rockford, also playing football. “The last time GRCC won a conference championship was in 1988. I’m on a quest to bring it home,” he said. Parsell was senior captain on his team and leads the Rams offensively. As of mid-April, Parsell was leading his team in hits, doubles, batting average, slugging percentage and total bases. He holds a 3.77 GPA.             Ethan Post has chosen to attend Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, also playing baseball. As a junior he was voted the Most Improved Player and received Academic All-State honors. At Rose-Hulman, he will play other Division III school athletes, including the Vampires of Transylvania. Post said Rose-Hulman is a good fit for him because […]

Bald Eagles Nesting

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Reader Bob Mackie sent in this beautiful shot of the American bald eagles nesting in Rockford. Several other readers have sent in wonderful pictures, but we don’t have room here to print them all. Visit online at to see other reader photos. Share your pictures with Rockford by emailing   Reader Michele Longfield sent in this shot of the American bald eagle nesting in Rockford. This photo was taken on Saturday, May 22, on 12 Mile.

Rockford Rebels announce Player of the Week

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Seth Stephens was recently named Player of the Week for the Rockford Rebels 12U baseball team for the week ending May 17, 2009. Stephens recently pitched four innings in a game against a good Diamonds team. He gave up one run, two hits, walked four, and struck out six in four innings pitched.

SCOR team captures championship

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  A U12 boys team from the Soccer Club of Rockford (SCOR) traveled to Canton, Mich. over the Memorial Day weekend to participate in the 27th annual Canton Cup tournament. The team won four games, besting squads from Ann Arbor, Farmington Hills, Sterling Heights, and Royal Oak to capture the championship in their bracket. The boys stayed focused and put forth a great effort to bring home a trophy. The SCOR U12 boys team is comprised of (front, l-r) Joel Pietila, DeJour Denhof, Trevor Smith, Nick Stellin, Austin Garnsay, Peter Manett; (back) Coach Chris Haid, Jon Shaw, Noah Fedorchuk, Danny Waite, Daniel Haid, Matt Long, David Newberger, and Coach Steve Manett.

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