October 8 2009

Kent Humane Society announces new hours

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Beginning the week of October 11, the Humane Society of Kent County (HSKC) will have new hours of operation for the public. The adjustment in hours is to better serve the animals and the public. HSKC will now be open an extra day each week—Monday. On Wednesdays, HSKC will be open until 4 p.m. For individuals who are unable to visit during the day, HSKC still offers [...]

Canine blood drive to benefit veterinary clinics

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The West Michigan Academy of Small Animal Practitioners (WMASAP) is hosting a canine blood drive to benefit Animal Blood Resources International on Saturday, October 17. The blood drive will be hosted at Great Lakes Hospital for Animals, 6273-A West River Dr., Belmont, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Your canine’s donation will provide blood products to veterinary [...]

Paull celbrates 100th birthday

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Bill Paull Wilfred (Bill) Paull will turn 100 years old on Sunday, October 11, 2009. Bill has been a resident of Rockford since he was 15 years old. He was born near Calumet in the northern upper peninsula. He worked at Wolverine World Wide all his life. On his birthday, Bill will be attending First Congregational Church of Rockford, where he has been a member for 85 [...]

Happy birthday, Mr. Clean

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Rockford resident Gerry Pike has been the “guiding light” for the Kent County Adopt-A-Road pick-up of trash on Courtland Dr. NE from 10 Mile to 11 Mile roads for the past 28 years. Rockford’s “Mr. Clean,” Gerry Pike, will celebrate his 99th birthday on Monday, October 12, 2009. Part, if not much, of his longevity can be attributed to his ever-abiding upbeat [...]

Obituaries — October 8, 2009

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Mrs. Letha Beauchamp Beauchamp Mrs. Letha Beauchamp, age 85, of Rockford was welcomed home on Friday, October 2, 2009, to be with her Lord and Savior whom she faithfully served and trusted. As a young woman, she accepted Christ into her life. Letha always made sure her children and grandchildren attended Sunday school. Her Bible was used a lot, with many verses committed [...]
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