Rockford Lions

Harvest Fest breakfast next community event for Rockford Lions

October 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Lions Club had a very busy and fun week. We were the proud host of district’s semi annual meeting. Lions members came to Rockford to represent our district Region 11-C1. In attendance were fellow Lions from Rockford, Ravenna, Marne, Grand Rapids, Grand Haven, Wyoming, Allendale, Greenville, Sparta, Casnovia, Lyons-Muir and Muskegon (Northside). Ideas and [...]

Rockford Lions bug out

May 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

Climbing ladders and securing bolts, Lions Lynda Nance, Deck Andrjczak, Eleanor Palmer, Stan Home and Club President Dr. Chad Jackson join in taking on a task that loss of vision had made impossible for the owner. On Saturday, April 24, the Rockford Lions met spring and spring bugs head-on by assembling and erecting a screen porch for one of Rockford’s [...]

Vandalism spoils skating on Mill Pond

December 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Photo by CLIFF HILL What’s wrong with this picture? Lion Bob Winegar and the Rockford Lions are here to tell you. It seems this past week, while the Lions were preparing the Rum Creek Nature Trail Mill Pond skating rink for this season they discovered that vandals had other ideas of what constitutes fun. Squire readers will recall how in the fall of 2010 the Lions, as a [...]

Shop with a Cop a celebration of community giving

December 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

‘It was something that meant a lot to me’ by BETH ALTENA GROUP EFFORT—Rockford Police officers, their family and friends, volunteers, service organizations and students (and Santa!) make Shop with a Cop a success for all each year. When Maria Arel was in fifth grade she was one of the kids looking at winter coats, mittens and boots with a Rockford police officer and [...]

Cemetery research turns up body mystery

September 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

Rockford Lions Club members Jim Benson (left) and Larry Lindsley (right) eliminate Autumn Olive at the Pioneer Cemetery in Rockford. As the Rockford Lions continue their restoration of the Pioneer Cemetery, a mystery has developed. In 1974, a body discovered during construction on 10 Mile Road’s Prospect Hill was reburied in the cemetery. Who was it? Urban legend says [...]
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