Our Lady of Consolation

OLC students bring home gold in Science Olympiad

April 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Bringing home gold and setting a new record are the Catch-It event team of (l–r) Elizabeth Urbik, Yvonne Danko, and Caitlin Wilson of Our Lady of Consolation School. On March 24, Our Lady of Consolation (OLC) School grades six through eight competed in the 28th Annual Region 12 Science Olympiad Tournament held at Grand Valley State University. The Science Team trained [...]

Knights of Columbus crown free-throw champions

January 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

Five boys and five girls from Rockford, ages 10-14, were named local champions of the 2012 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship and have earned the right to compete at the district level. Knights of Columbus Bishop Richter Council #7761 in Rockford sponsored the local competition at Our Lady of Consolation gymnasium. All youngsters ages 10 to 14 were eligible to [...]

Harvest, petting zoo a perfect match

September 29, 2011 // 0 Comments

  Youngsters are invited to visit the 10th annual petting zoo at Bishop Hills Elder Care Community, 4951 Eleven Mile Road (behind Our Lady of Consolation Church) in Rockford on Friday, Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. According to Sue Bodenner, of Bishop Hills, youngsters love petting the variety of creatures brought in by Farm Animals on the Go! The event is free [...]

Need for blood donation desperate

September 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

Local sites offer plenty of options  Kym Steffes, sales representative with The Rockford Squire newspaper, takes time out of her day to make a real difference in a stranger’s life—donating blood. Over 100 people took the time to donate—a good turnout. Julie Buehler of Our Lady of Consolation Church (OLC) and School, said Michigan Blood donates $10 to the school’s [...]

Sharply dressed men browsing the Squire

May 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

How do five sharply dressed men plan their Saturday night in Rockford? They browse through locally scheduled events in the Rockford Squire. This dapper fivesome discovered a Kentucky Derby Party taking place at Our Lady of Consolation Church, and could not think of a better way to relish in their outfits. The fabulous five include Bill Frodl (Green), Mike Jager (Orange), [...]
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