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McDaniel earns prestigious Scout rank

June 17, 2010 // 0 Comments

Tyler McDaniel, a 2009 graduate of Rockford High School, attended his Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony on May 14. He earned the prestigious Scout rank in September 2009. To earn this honorable rank, McDaniel built a set of benches for the Veterans Home cemetery in Grand Rapids. McDaniel’s Scouting career began in Pack 3264 as a Cub Scout. He complemented his career [...]

Kids ages 17, under invited to swim, bike, run with officers

June 17, 2010 // 0 Comments

Having a great time with lots of law enforcement officers is just one benefit of signing up for this year’s Triathlon to be held at Rockford High School Saturday, July 10 starting at 9 a.m. Kids who participate—with or without their parents—will enjoy a well deserved sense of accomplishment when they have completed the three-part race and earn their medal. The [...]

Duncan Disposal’s ‘Cart for the Cure’ hopes to trash breast cancer

June 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

Duncan Disposal Service announced recently the launch of its “Cart for the Cure” program which supports the efforts of awareness, prevention and the cure of breast cancer. Duncan Disposal’s Tom Duncan unveils the “Cart for the Cure” at a Chamber of Commerce meeting. Customers will have the option to exchange their standard green trash carts, typically supplied [...]

Rockford’s veterans remembered

June 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s earliest veterans were remembered on Memorial Day Monday, May 31 at Pioneer Cemetery, at North Rockford Middle School, visible from Ten Mile Road. Flags were placed on graves by members of the Rockford Historical Society. This year will be a great time to visit the cemetery, which is now being generously maintained by the City of [...]

Rockford celebrates National Day of Prayer

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

This year’s Rockford Ministerial Association Day of Prayer was held at Bishop Hills Elder Care Community on Thursday, May 6. Local students gathered to sing, pray and hear words by community and church leaders. The first call for prayer for our leaders was in 1775. In 1952 President Truman declared a National Day of Prayer, and in 1988 President Reagan signed into law [...]
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