Rockford Rotary, D&W donate turkeys for holidays

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  For the second year, Rockford Rotary Club and D&W Fresh Market have teamed up for a tasty and timely donation to families in need. Rotary donated $1,500 from the service organization’s budget and D&W offered a great price to provide 140 turkeys to North Kent Community Services (NKCS), a faith-based organization serving over 10,000 […]

Lucky reader wins Kindle at Reading Rocks festival

Betsey Bolek is thrilled with the Kindle and basket of “reading treats” she won during the annual Rotary Reading Rocks in Rockford festival.

When the Rockford Rotary Club called Char Bouwkamp at D&W Fresh Market to ask if D&W would be involved in the annual reading festival, Reading Rocks in Rockford, Char responded, “Absolutely!” D&W Foods provided a Kindle Electronic Reader to be used for a drawing at Krause Memorial Library on the day of the festival. “The […]

Rotary to hear Civil War speaker

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Rockford Rotary Club is pleased to have Dr. Michael J. Deeb as their speaker on Tuesday, July 20 at noon. Dr. Deeb will be speaking about American society at the time of the Civil War. He is the author of a trilogy of historical novels, “The Drieborg Chronicles.” Deeb is a native of Grand Rapids. […]

Rockford Rotary unveils new website

Web whiz kids—Rockford Rotary Club owes a lot to these smart young men from Grand Valley State University. A new website allows users to order chicken dinners or duck race tickets, pay online, see upcoming Rotary events and more. The students donated their time and talent for the nonprofit organization. Visit rockfordrotary.org. Pictured is Rockford’s Jim Tol, students Dan DeVries, Justin DeLand, Ryan Nesbit, Elliot DeNolf, Alex Postma, GVSU Professor David K. Lange, and Rockford Rotary president Ramona Hinton.

GVSU students donated 800+ hours to project Tweet Rotary some feedback. Rockford Rotary Club has social media all wrapped up, thanks to hard work by a team of website designers from Grand Valley State University. The club’s new website was unveiled Friday, April 23 at the Rockford Community Cabin, where the group members meet each […]

Rotarians provide turkeys for holiday meals

ROTARY TURKEYS HOLD SPARTAN TURKEYS—Seriously, though, North Kent Service Center (NKSC) warehouse manager John Leale (left) and NKSC office manager Deb Slot (right) receive a generous donation of 116 D&W Fresh Market turkeys from the Rockford Rotary Club, represented by past president Dave Robach (center left) and current president Ramona Hinton (center right).

Rockford’s Rotary Club approved spending $1,500 to help families in need in Kent County this holiday season. According to Sandy Waite, director of the North Kent Service Center, which provides assistance to those in financial difficulties, the center will give out over 2,000 dinners over Thanksgiving and Christmas this year. Last week Wolverine World Wide […]