NEWS BITS

Independent Bank receives Financial Literacy Award Independent Bank has been recognized for its 2010 financial literacy efforts by the Michigan Bankers Association (MBA) with the 2011 MBA Financial Literacy Award. Independent Bank reached more than 20,000 individuals through its financial literacy efforts. The bank educated students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, […]

NEWS BITS — April 14, 2011

Lance Werner

Kent District Library appoints new director The Kent District Library (KDL) is pleased to announce the selection of Lance Werner to serve as new director of the KDL in Kent County. Werner currently serves as director of the Capital Area District Library in Lansing, and previously worked as library law specialist at the Library of […]

News Bits — December 30, 2010

Women’s center announces calendar sales The 2011 Life is Precious calendars are here! The Alpha Family Center in Cedar Springs is so happy to have them printed and ready to bless homes and businesses in the community. You won’t be disappointed at the photos—each baby is a reflection of God’s love. Each $10 calendar sold helps […]

News Bits — October 7, 2010

Type O negative blood needed  The American Red Cross has launched local public appeals for blood donors to combat a decline in the number of people giving blood this month. The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region is currently in desperate need for Type O negative and new blood donors to help them […]

News Bits — September 16, 2010

Hydrant flushing to begin soon The City of Rockford will be conducting the annual fall hydrant flushing and maintenance program beginning September 20, 2010. This process will be completed by October 1, 2010. During this time you may notice an occasional decrease in water pressure and possibly some slight cloudiness in the water. Most residents will […]