Pets for Vets

‘Bad Dads’ win chili cook-off

June 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

Chili Cook-off contestants (l–r) Tom Troyanowski and Bill McDaniel take home three awards, cooking as “The Two Bad Dads.” On Saturday June 2, the Second Annual Chili Cook-off to benefit the American Legion, Wounded Warrior Project and Pets for Vets was held outside the Delta Plex in Grand Rapids. The Chili Cook-off team of “The Two Bad Dads” took home [...]

American spirit, smell of chili, in the air at car show

June 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

This WWII military kubelwagen, used by the Germans, is owned by Steve Roersma of Ada. A history buff, Roersma plays a German SS infantryman in historic reenactments. The thunder heard in Rockford Saturday morning was the sound of over 190 classic cars assembling for the American Legion’s second annual Classic Car Show. More than $5000 was raised and will be divided [...]

Classic car show will feature music, games, more

May 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Rockford American Legion Post will be hosting its second annual Classic Car Show on June 4 to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, Pets for Vets and other local Legion endeavors. Included in the show will be cars of every kind: antiques, classics, muscle cars, hot rods and special interest cars of all types and sizes. Special fun-filled events featuring music from the [...]