Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Monday, January 25, 2010
Jim Townsend demonstrating his kitchen skills
Township Planner and Zoning Administrator Sue Thomas. (left) Township Clerk Jean Wahlfield, and Zoning Board of Appeals members Jason Rosenzweig and Doug Pointer.
Alpine Township Trustees Ted Wallace (l), Jim May, and Ron Cordes were in attendance as well as Bill Schweitzer (not shown)
Friday, January 22, 2010
On Sunday, Jan. 17th, Alpine Township Historical Commission's open house started early with members left to right: Judy McNally, Patricia Cederholm and Don Doyle examining the diploma that had almost dried.
Thursday, January 21, 2010
From left to right, Association Treasurer Scott Harvey, Plainfield Twp; President Jean Wahlfield, Alpine Twp; Secretary Sarah Bydalek, Walker, and Kent County Elections Director Susan deSteiguer.
Former Alpine Township Supervisor, Clerk, and Trustee Sharon Steffens was on hand at the Thursday Rotary meeting. Sharon will soon be celebrating her 50th wedding anniversary with husband John Steffens.
Not to be outdone by the Rotary, the Comstock Park Lions met Tuesday night. Seen are guest speakers Stanley Hone (left) and John Phipps who made a presentation on the Sightseers Radio Network, whose motto is "Changing Print to Voice" . It is a program created for people who are blind, visually impaired or physically unable to hold or read print material.
Monday, January 18, 2010
The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., challenged our Nation to recognize that our individual liberty relies upon our common equality. In communities marred by division and injustice, the movement he built from the ground up forced open doors to negotiation. The strength of his leadership was matched only by the power of his words, which still call on us to perfect those sacred ideals enshrined in our founding documents.
"We have an opportunity to make
Today, we are closer to fulfilling
Recognizing that our Nation has yet to reach Dr. King's promised land is not an admission of defeat, but a call to action. In these challenging times, too many Americans face limited opportunities, but our capacity to support each other remains limitless. Today, let us ask ourselves what Dr. King believed to be life's most urgent and persistent question: "What are you doing for others?" Visit www.MLKDay.gov to find Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service projects across our country.
Dr. King devoted his life to serving others, and his message transcends national borders. The devastating earthquake in
By lifting up our brothers and sisters through dedication and service -- both at home and around the world -- we honor Dr. King's memory and reaffirm our common humanity.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this fifteenth day of January, in the year of our Lord two thousand ten, and of the
Saturday, January 16, 2010
Friday, January 15, 2010
The district decreased the amount of dollars spent on the district newsletter by reducing the number of printed issues. The savings was then used to purchase the instant alert system. The cost of the system was also set at a reduced rate due to a partnership with Kent ISD. Total cost to the district equates to $1.67 per student.
More information on how to use the instant alert system can be found at www.khps.org.
Monday, January 11, 2010
Friday, January 8, 2010
Sunday, January 3, 2010
Pastor Gordon had the special spiritual gift for shepherding, presenting the gospel of Jesus Christ, and caring for people, especially the young people
In 1968 he established Maranatha Day Camp. Through this ministry, Pastor Gordon touched the lives of thousands of local community youth from many denominations as well as the unchurched. He is survived by his loving wife, the former JoAnn VanWingerden whom he married nearly 63 years ago. Several of his children still live in the Comstock Park area. The Celebration of Pastor Gordon's faith life and physical life will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Sanctuary of Calvary Church, 707 E. Beltline, Grand Rapids, with Pastor Lee Buer and Pastor Todd Dykstra officiating. Military honors will be under the auspices of the U.S. Navy with interment in Nunica Cemetery. Relatives and friends may gather at Maranatha Bible Church, 4426 Stoney Creek, Comstock Park, on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Maranatha Day Camp, 4426 Stoney Creek, Comstock Park. Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford www.pedersonfuneralhome.com
We thank and remember Pastor Gordon for the positive way he touched the lives of many in our community. Pastor Gordon was a Navy Veteran and had been scheduled to be conduct the Alpine Township Memorial Day Service in May of this year