October 22 2009

News Bits — October 22, 2009

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

Veterans, active duty military honored with free food On Veterans Day, November 11, all of the nearly 2,000 Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurants will honor U.S. veterans and active duty military with a free meal. All guests with proof of current or former U.S. military service will enjoy a free entrée from a selection of six signature favorites. This [...]

Hard work, persistence paying off for RHS marching band

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

VISUALLY GREAT—The Rockford High School marching band continues to impress this season, clearing a path to the state finals. The Rockford High School marching band once again showed its prowess with top score of the day at Belding High School’s invitational on Saturday, Oct. 10. Rockford was among 11 high school bands participating in the Michigan Competing Band [...]

Rockford Christian School art students inspired by ArtPrize

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

MOTIVATED—Inspiration from the widely popular ArtPrize in Grand Rapids motivates over 40 seventh- and eighth-grade students at Rockford Christian School to create their own RCS ArtProject competition. In September, Rockford Christian School (RCS) junior high students spent an entire day visiting various ArtPrize exhibits along with over 1,500 other Grand Rapids area [...]

Sparta student selected as part of NASCAR marketing team

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

NASCAR TEAM—Austin Suttner, back center, is one member of the Central Michigan University team marketing younger fans. by ANA OLVERA  The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing Inc. (NASCAR) is pleased to announce that one of five Central Michigan University (CMU) students selected to participate in NASCAR Kinetics: Marketing in Motion is Austin J. Suttner from [...]

United Bank begins annual Dress the Dolls

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

Girls will be thrilled to find a beautiful doll on Christmas Day, thanks to the efforts of the community and United Bank. Dolls are now available to the public, or businesses who are invited to take a doll home and dress it, as elaborately or simply as desired. The best-dressed dolls will be chosen for recognition before being delivered to the North Kent Service Center [...]
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