Chamber to host ‘state of the community’ luncheon


The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is proud to present the “State of the Community” as its December installment of its popular Bi-Monthly Luncheon Series. This special event is scheduled from noon until 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 6 at Rockford High School, 4100 Kroes Street. The luncheon is open to the general public.

Rep. Tom Pearce

The RCC has partnered with many entities to bring attendees an informative, comprehensive overview of many aspects of their community. Those attending can enjoy a lunch, network with other community leaders, and listen to presenters highlight their area of expertise, which includes:

• State of the Michigan House of Representatives: Rep. Tom Pearce, 73rd District

• State of the County: Roger Morgan, Chair, Kent County Board of Commissioners

• State of the City of Rockford: Michael Young,

City Manager

• State of the Rockford Public Schools: Dr. Michael Shibler, Superintendent RPS

• State of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce: Dr. Carl Stites, President

Roger Morgan

The RCC is also working with the offices of Senator Debbie Stabenow, Congressman Vern Ehlers, Senator Mark Jansen, and the local townships to give a comprehensive written overview of their areas to keep you up-to-date with issues that affect the community. Information will be compiled into an informational packet that will be distributed at the luncheon.

This special installment of the Bi-Monthly Luncheon Series is one you do not want to miss. To attend this timely presentation, please take advantage of the Chamber’s new website event registration at, click on “News & Events—Event Sign Up—December Bi-Monthly Luncheon” to register online. Or, as always, you may call the Chamber office at (616) 866-2000, or e-mail to to register. Cost, which includes lunch, is $15 for Chamber members and $20 for non-members. Please note that if you have registered and are unable to attend, you must call and cancel prior to the event or you will be charged.

Michael Young


Dr. Michael Shibler


Dr. Carl Stites

Other Stories from the Squire

Top News…


By BETH ALTENA   The EXPO doesn’t lie. It just doesn’t know who it is talking to. … [Continue Reading...]

The Plainfield Township Board of Trustees recognized five children from a local family with a … [Continue Reading...]


UP TO $25,000 TO BE AWARDED IN MAY   ROCKFORD, Mich., March 3, 2015 - The Rockford … [Continue Reading...]

Digestible sensors. Fitbits. Telemedicine. Doximity. Electronic aspirin. The pace at which … [Continue Reading...]

More Posts from this Category

In Other News

Knowing Your Competition   by David Broyles SCORE Counselor   Regardless of … [Continue Reading...]

Downtown Rockford was as busy this sidewalk sale week as in past years, despite a heat index of over … [Continue Reading...]

Rockford resident, writer and photographer John Hogan shared this picture with the Squire. The … [Continue Reading...]

David S. Fry

They wrote the book on cottage law—literally Recently, Attorney David S. Fry opened the … [Continue Reading...]

More Posts from this Category

Speak Your Mind