Friends & Family

Springfield Fire Dept
  This week is the annual National Fire Prevention Week. Each year the campaign focuses on educating people about the simple, yet important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.  
St. Raphael’s summer shoe drive helpers.
  The Funds2org network was at St. Raphael School last Monday to load and transport the shoes that were collected during the school’s summer shoe drive.  107 bags of shoes were loaded in the truck.  The school will earn funds based on the weight of the collection.  Those helping with loading, from...
Rotary Rose Sale begins
   The Springfield Rotary Club is conducting its annual Rotary Rose Sale again this year.  The Rose Sale is entering its thirtieth year supporting the Springfield community. The flower experts at FTD say that roses have inspired people over the ages to develop meanings to the color of roses being...
Upcoming fall musical, Footloose, rehearsal time.
  The cast for the upcoming fall musical, Footloose, has been putting in a lot of rehearsal time the last two months.  Members of the musical’s production staff—Cheryl Neidt, Bailey Cords, Jodi Dalsgaard and Kelly Steffen—have been working on music and choreography with groups and individuals. ...
Family and friends of the late Marianna Roiger
  Family and friends of the late Marianna Roiger gathered at Riverside Park July 15 for one last birthday party for what would have been her 90th birthday.  Relatives attending included, front row, from left:  John Jenniges, Carol Atkins, Kathryn Highland, Marilyn Eykyn, Gretchen Roiger and Heidi...
Members of the Memory Makers Quilt Club
  Do you know what the Underground Railroad is all about?  You are invited to the Springfield Public Library to learn how quilt squares helped slaves to know where to travel to find their freedom during the 1800s. Virginia Landkammer will take you through their walk with the quilt squares.  Her...
Members of the American Legion Auxiliary Past President’s Parley
  The Springfield American Legion Post #257 Auxiliary Past President’s Parley met for their spring dinner and meeting on Wednesday, April 26 at the Legion Clubroom.  During the business meeting there was much discussion among the seven members present as to the future of the organization.  The...
Birthday Celebration!
  This group has been celebrating birthdays together for the past seventy-three years.  Organized by Elsie Schwartz, Elizabeth Vanderwerf and Peggy Bredvold, the friends, cousins and relatives celebrated at the birthday celebrant’s home in the early years.  It progressed to a monthly celebration in...
Business of the Year and Spirit of Springfield
  The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce has named Dotty de Lambert  as the Spirit of Springfield and Glen’s Auto Parts-NAPA as the Business of the Year Award winners.  The Spirit of Springfield award recognizes a person who is a friend of Springfield and a support of the Springfield Community...
credit score
   An estimated 11% of Americans have poor credit, according to FICO, the largest and best-known company that provides credit scores.  March is National Credit Education Month, a month dedicated to teaching people about credit and how it can affect them. It is a great time to learn some of the...

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