North Kent Community Services

Village race raises two grand for NKCS

September 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

by JOHN HOGAN Mike Jonkman (left), 56, and his son Kenzie (middle), 17, a senior at Rockford High School, and Sean Hogan (right), 15, a Rockford High School sophomore, are all smiles after completing Monday’s Duathlon in Cannonsburg. They take a break on Cannonsburg Road before heading to the refreshment tent. Sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 80s provided ideal [...]

Public invited to duathlon, village celebration

August 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Don Kurylowicz (left), organizer of the second annual Honey Creek Duathlon, and Sean Hogan (right), 15, of Rockford pass Ralph the Moose in downtown Cannonsburg while training for the September 3 duathlon. A “labor lf love’’ takes place in the Village of Cannonsburg September 3 with the second annual Honey Creek Duathlon charity event. If you can ride a bike, walk [...]

Backpacks, supplies needed for local school children

August 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

North Kent Community Services (NKCS) is preparing for the new school year, and hope to distribute 500 new backpacks with school supplies to children in grades K-12, whose families cannot afford to purchase them. They are asking you to help by donating new backpacks and school supplies by August 15. Backpacks are the greatest need; last year NKCS purchased over 300 with [...]

NKCS schedules Business After Hours event

July 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

The staff and director of North Kent Community Services (NKCS) are preparing for the Rockford Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours event. This fun networking event is scheduled for Monday, July 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and is meant to showcase the host business and educate others on the various services the organization provides. After Hours will be the perfect [...]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

April 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Donations make huge impact on those in need Dear friends at The Rockford Squire, Thank you for your wonderful donation of Easter baskets and goodies to fill them. We are hoping to make and distribute 500 Easter baskets for the children of our families. With your help, we will be able to bring a smile to many children’s faces on Easter morning, who otherwise may not [...]
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