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My Town Rockford: Northland Animal Hospital to offer holistic options

My Town Rockford: Northland Animal Hospital to offer holistic options
-------------------------NEWS RELEASE---- ROCKFORD, Mich. (Northland Animal Hospital) -- Northland Animal Hospital is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Diane Vander Wall. Originally born and raised in Kentwood, she graduated from Calvin College with a Bachelors Degree in Biology and then went on to graduate from Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. She developed an interest in acupuncture and herbal therapy during her family's battle with cancer and a growing interest from her clients.

Pizza Hut’s Pizza Wednesday Fundraiser – February 26

Pizza Hut’s Pizza Wednesday Fundraiser – February 26

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- Enjoy some pizza well helping cats by printing this flier from Crash’s Landing & Big Sid’s Sanctuary website.

Visit your local Pizza Hut on Feb. 26  anytime between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m., present this flier and 20 percent of your total bill will be donated to Crash’s Landing & Big Sid’s Sanctuary.

Participating locations are on the flier.  Dine in, delivery and carry out are available. 

Visit www.crashslanding.org for additional details and the flier.

Michigan State Police add a dozen police dogs to their force

Michigan State Police add a dozen police dogs to their force

ROCKFORD, Mich.-- A dozen new German shepherds are now working to keep Michigan communities safe.

The dogs graduated from the Michigan State Police 2013 Basic Canine School last week.    Four of the teams will replace police dogs that have retired; the remaining eight teams are in addition to current force numbers. The MSP Rockford Post will be getting Shep and his handler, Trooper Michael Bush.

This graduating class brings the total number of MSP canine teams to 49—a historic high for the department. Each police dog is trained in tracking suspects, detecting drugs and explosives, searching buildings, areas and property, as well as obedience.  The 14-week program also includes more than 100 hours of instruction for handlers. 

Pizza Hut Fundraiser Night on October 23

Pizza Hut Fundraiser Night on October 23

Fourteen local Pizza Hut locations on Wednesday, October 23 from 11am to 11pm will donate 20% of the customer’s bill to Crash’s Landing & Big Sid’s Sanctuary.

Go to www.crashslanding.org locate Upcoming events for October 23 Pizza Hunt Fundraiser to print flier for participating locations; must present flier with your order.

Call: (616)821-6065 or more information.

Enjoy art from Alpacas at Michigan Fiber Fiesta May 11

Enjoy art from Alpacas at Michigan Fiber Fiesta May 11

GREENVILLE, Mich.—Visitors are encouraged to enjoy food, fun and fiber as the Michigan Fiber Fiesta returns to Greenville May 11.

The event will feature the latest yarns, wools and textiles, as well as a spinning cirle, demonstrations and live animals. More than 30 vendors will attend the Michigan Fiber Fiesta, including:

Rockford dogs invited to Bark for Life April 27

Rockford dogs invited to Bark for Life April 27

ROCKFORD, Mich. – Rockford area dogs are joining the fight against cancer.

The American Cancer Society Bark for Life is Saturday, April 27.  Registration for the non-competitive dog walk begins at 8:30 a.m. The proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society, for cancer research and to support cancer patients.

Bark for Life begins at the White Pine Trail entrance near the Wolverine Footwear Depot and ends at the Rockford Dog Park near Richardson Sowerby Park.  The event ends at noon Saturday.

EXPO set for March. Sign up by Friday for a booth

EXPO set for March. Sign up by Friday for a booth

The 9th Annual Rockford Community EXPO is now in the works! This is one of the most popular events in Rockford, with 1,000′s coming through the doors of Rockford High School to see what YOUR company does. This is a great way to “tell your story” to the community.

The event runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2013 and features cash giveaways, a chance to win a car, entertainment and plenty of information about our business community.

Booths fill up fast, with Chamber Members getting the ability for booth space first. Anyone can sign up now, but non-members will be entered on a first-come first-served basis after January 31, but sign up now to assure a spot! Cost for a booth is $125 for members and $200 for non-members.

Download the application here.