North Kent Service Center

Splash a record-breaker on all counts

February 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

The skit with the granny who tottered—walker and all—into the Rogue only to be rescued by the Rockford Fire Department stole the show and the first place group win in this year’s Sweetheart Splash. They knocked Rockford Quick Lube out of the winner’s circle despite their elaborate circus skit. Couples winners Jenny Frasco and Jody Jernigan with “All That [...]

Penrod new Worshipful Master of OES

January 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

Officers of Rockford Chapter #215, Order of the Eastern Star (OES), Janet and Rex Denslow and Claudia Zimmerman presented Sandy Waite of the North Kent Service Center with their annual donation. Additional donations were made to honor two recently deceased members. OES is a fraternal organization associated with the Masonic Lodge. [...]

Letters to the Editor — December 31, 2009

December 31, 2009 // 0 Comments

Reader offers solution to NKSC dumping Dear Editor, To solve this problem (see photo; article entitled “Thefts, dumping plague Service Center,” from issue no. 51, The Rockford Squire, Dec. 17, 2009), I believe that the North Kent Service Center (NKSC) will have to install a locked gate right at the front entrance by the street.  Andrew Schaub Grand Rapids resident [...]

Thefts, dumping plague Service Center

December 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Despite security cameras and surrounding fencing installed to stop people from dumping garbage items and stealing donated items, the North Kent Service Center, 10075 Northland Drive, continues to use precious dollars and staff time cleaning up. According to John Leale, warehouse manager at the center, 99 percent of the items dumped at the center on the weekends are trash. [...]

Hair Taylors donates service to NKSC

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

CUT FOR A CAUSE—Dawn Roberts of Hair Taylors cuts and styles the hair of Barb Waskelis of Rockford. Waskelis donated her hair to Locks for Love. On Tuesday, Oct. 20, stylists from Hair Taylors (Northland Drive at 15 Mile Rd.) came to the North Kent Service Center and provided clients with free haircuts. Stylists Dawn, Scott and Susan provided their services to [...]
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