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Chamber hosts annual Start of Summer Celebration

June 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

This year’s weather brings new meaning to the acronym “SOS,” the international distress signal used by ships. However, Rockford is planning on using it in two ways. In the past the initials have been used to identify the Rockford Chamber of Commerce’s (RCC) Start of Summer Celebration. The double meaning is handy this year, however, as the community calls for [...]

Rockford Police, Meijer join forces to help youngsters

December 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA Santa, police and plenty of smiles marked the seventh annual Shop with a Hero event at the Rockford Meijer Sunday, Dec. 12. All on volunteer time, Rockford police, usually with the help of a spouse or family member, enjoyed helping children choose items from a list of necessities and at least one treasured toy of their choice. Santa and Mrs. Claus pose with [...]

Meijer donates $100,000 to WWW Family YMCA

September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

BIG BUCKS—Bev Thiel, executive director of the WWW YMCA and Stacie Behler, vice president of corporate communication and public affairs at Meijer.                             The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids is very pleased to announce that Meijer has made a very generous donation to the residents of northern Kent County by contributing $100,000 to the [...]

Meijer and its shoppers team up to feed the hungry

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

Grocer’s food donation program raised nearly $300,000 for food pantries last December With local food banks facing shortfalls this spring, supercenter chain Meijer is re-launching its Simply Give food donation program to help restock the shelves of local food pantries, including the North Kent Service food pantry. The announcement was made by Hank Meijer’s [...]
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