New event scheduled to kick off Ice Festival

December 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Area Arts Commission (RAAC) invites you to polish up your dancing shoes and capture the magic of a special evening they have planned for you. The inaugural Ice Festival Ball is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 13 and calls itself “the perfect date.” It is easy to see why with the highlights of this special evening. With the purchase of a ticket, lucky attendees [...]

WWW Family YMCA kicks off Winter Wonderland event

February 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Wolverine World Wide (WWW) Family YMCA’s Winter Wonderland event was kicked off on January 8 with the grand opening of the outdoor ice rink. The day was full of activities including a figure skating show from “The Flurries,” open skating for the community, free hot chocolate and a hot fire to keep warm, and an overall fun time! It was the official start of a [...]

Meijer donates $100,000 to WWW Family YMCA

September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

BIG BUCKS—Bev Thiel, executive director of the WWW YMCA and Stacie Behler, vice president of corporate communication and public affairs at Meijer.                             The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids is very pleased to announce that Meijer has made a very generous donation to the residents of northern Kent County by contributing $100,000 to the [...]