Welcome to newest kid on the block

Connie Taylor, CEO of Rockford Community Federal Credit Union, and Ed Ross of ELTAB Mortgage Processing welcome the Rich Family and their business Re/MAX United to the neighborhood.

The Cedar Sapien family is growing! Have you noticed these tree people growing around town? Well, there is a new Cedar Sapien kid at the Re/MAX United office on the corner of Courtland and North Monroe streets. This Cedar Sapien tree was presented to Tom and Tracie Rich of Re/MAX United from Rockford Community Federal Credit […]

Local student earns Garden Club scholarship

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Shelley Plambeck presents an award certificate to Brent Willett of Cedar Springs High School. Willett was the Rockford Garden Club’s 2012 scholarship recipient. The scholarship award was $1,000. Willett plans to attend Grand Rapids Community College in the fall for two years, then on to Michigan State University. He will be majoring in agribusiness management […]

Spectrum Health Medical Group expands neurology team

The Spectrum Health Medical Group continues to expand access to Spectrum Health clinical neurosciences programs and services with the addition of three board-certified neurologists. Neurologists Shan E. Abbas, MD, and Ayman Haykal, MD, are fellowship-trained epileptologists. They will see patients in Grand Rapids and, beginning in September, also at Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial in Fremont. […]

Healthy snacks, snack mascots, prizes at Healthy Kids Run at RHS

West Michigan Action for Healthy Kids: Race for Healthy Kids has been recognized as a quality physical activity event by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness. West Michigan Action for Healthy Kids (WMAHK) is holding the third annual Race For Healthy Kids 5K run or walk and Kids Fun Run on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 2 […]

Bikes and Smiles were the order of the day at Wolverine Worldwide YMCA

Toni Szczepanski, WWW 
Family YMCA Volunteer and Community Outreach Coordinator, Kent County Sheriff Larry Stelma, and Amy Horn, Helen Devos Children’s Hospital Safe Kids Program Asst., standing in the foreground of a long line of bikes to be gifted to 29 area children.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL The Kent County Sheriff Department, in collaboration with the Wolverine Worldwide YMCA and Devos Children’s Hospital Safe Kids Coalition, conducted a bicycle give-a-way and safety event for 29 area children on Tuesday, August 28. Making it all possible were 29 new or gently used bikes that had come into the […]