American Legion annual ‘Cabin Fever’ party to feature The Outer Vibe

Cabin-Fever

Depending on whether or not you’re a cold weather enthusiast, winters in Michigan can become a bit stifling. That’s when cabin fever sets in. By definition, cabin fever is a term for a claustrophobic reaction that takes place when a person or group is isolated and/or shut in a small space, with nothing to do, […]

Rockford American Legion distributes 103,665 pounds of food to area residents in need

Assisted by Tammy Ahrens and Dan Beach, senior high students from Algoma Christian School provide encouragement and enthusiasm to all who attend the pantry.

It seems like yesterday that Dena Rogers of Feeding America Food Bank approached the Rockford American Legion Post and encouraged them to host a mobile food pantry. Though the membership unanimously voted to proceed, little did they realize the impact they would soon have upon the community. The Post has provided fresh fruit, vegetables and […]

Rockford American Legion hosts mobile food pantry

At 10 a.m., Wednesday November 25, American Legion Post 102 of Rockford, in cooperation with St. Stephens Evangelical Lutheran Church, hosted their first Mobile Food Pantry from the Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank.   Over 40 Legion members were assisted by 30 Boy Scouts from Troops 264, 282 and 228. In a brief ceremony […]

Letter to the Editor — November 23, 2009

American Legion thanks volunteers Dear Editor,             “Thank you, thank you” to everyone who helped with the Halloween party this year. From creative ideas, building props (hours of sweat and time), setting up and tearing down, to attending and having a good time at our annual fundraiser for the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Our […]

Halloween Winner

This scary looking monster won the overall winner at the American Legion Halloween party. All proceeds from the party go to the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans entertainment fund.