Tag Archives: Rockford Area Community Endowment

‘Very special couple’ inducted into Recognition Plaza

Individuals made Rockford what it is today by BETH ALTENA “Service is the rent we pay for out little spot on this Earth.” This attitude was exemplified in the life led by the late Lynn Gill, who along with his … Continue reading

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West Michigan to remember September 11 victims with Healing Field memorial

3,200 American flags will fly in honor of 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks In the 10 years since our nation was rocked by the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that changed America, communities across the country … Continue reading

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Sponsors stepping up to Healing Fields memorial

by BETH ALTENA United Bank’s CEO and president Art Johnson, honorary chair of the West Michigan Healing Fields, has stepped up to present his bank as Field Sponsor for the memorial tribute to those killed on 9/11. The bank gave … Continue reading

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Rockford partners with national group for Healing Fields 9/11 tribute

Flag sponsorship underway by BETH ALTENA “We all have a 9/11 story,” said Sue Bodenner, one of the organizers of the West Michigan Healing Fields, which will remember and honor those lost 10 years ago in the September 11, 2001 … Continue reading

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Healing Fields 9/11 memorial coming to Rockford

Event to represent all of West Michigan by BETH ALTENA “It’s going to be a big project and really exciting,” said Sawn Swensen, program director for the Healing Fields of Colonial Flag Foundation, who is working with Rockford Area Community … Continue reading

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