Rockford

Public invited to Garlic Mustard Pull at Brower Lake

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

Please join the Land Conservancy of West Michigan for a volunteer workday.  There will be a Garlic Mustard Pull at Brower Lake on Saturday, May 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. Meet at 8748 Je Ne Be Drive, Rockford. All events happen rain or shine unless otherwise noted. We are making progress! Through years of volunteers pulling the garlic mustard at Brower Lake, the amount has [...]

Meijer and its shoppers team up to feed the hungry

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

Grocer’s food donation program raised nearly $300,000 for food pantries last December With local food banks facing shortfalls this spring, supercenter chain Meijer is re-launching its Simply Give food donation program to help restock the shelves of local food pantries, including the North Kent Service food pantry. The announcement was made by Hank Meijer’s [...]

Michigan House recognizes Belmont youth volunteer

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

SPIRIT AWARD—State Rep. Tom Pearce, right, welcomed to the Michigan Capitol today Courtney Fedeson and her parents Brian and Jodi Fedeson. Courtney has been named one of Michigan’s two top youth volunteers to receive the 14th Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Pearce invites ‘Spirit’ recipient Courtney Fedeson to Lansing State Rep. Tom Pearce [...]

Bagging a bird

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ken Chettelburg and is father Bob.   The 2009 Michigan spring turkey hunt is underway April 20 – May 31. Hunts last from 7 to 42 days, depending on the hunt unit.  According to the DNR, there are 48,138 square miles of Michigan open to spring turkey hunting. Pictured at right is Rockford resident Ken Chettleburg who bagged this 25 lb. beauty of a tom turkey at [...]
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