Wolverine Worldwide

RHS students travel to Dominican Republic to serve

August 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

A group of students from Rockford and Saugatuck hop aboard a truck to distribute water filters to families in the Dominican Republic. At a time in the summer when many kids are getting bored and complaining about the heat, a group from Rockford and Saugatuck decided to do something. Six Rockford High School (RHS) students, four Saugatuck students and one Central Michigan [...]

EPA turns tannery site back to Wolverine, MDEQ

July 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA A public meeting held jointly by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and the federal Environmental Protection Agency drew a large crowd in April. The subject was the progress of a study of the former Wolverine tannery property. The study was prompted by petition of three individuals in Rockford concerned with potential contamination from the [...]

Thirteenth annual Mitchell’s Run coming August 20

June 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

Each year, Mitchell Peterson’s parents, Steve and Sandy, are amazed at the support they receive from the community. Over 100 volunteers help to make the race run smoothly and to bring awareness and money to be donated to Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a national nonprofit organization founded in 1994 by parents of children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. [...]

Tent sale to benefit military families

May 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

Wolverine Worldwide is teaming up once again with the Wolverine World Wide Family YMCA to help improve the health and wellness of the communities it serves. On Thursday, June 7, from 12 to 8 p.m., the Wolverine World Wide Family YMCA will host a tent sale on its property at 6555 Jupiter Avenue in Belmont (north of West River Drive), offering discounted prices to the [...]

Rockford resident takes Squire to Dominican Village

May 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

Rockford resident Julie Townsend shared this photograph of her recent trip to the Dominican Republic. Wolverine Worldwide (Townsend's employer) has adopted a village there, which is where Townsend was installing water filters. Wolverine works with the team from the Good Samaritan Hospital in La Roman, Dominican [...]
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