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The Squire has been Rockford’s free weekly newspaper since 1871. Our loyal readership includes over fifteen thousand homes in the Rockford area, including the affluent Lakes area of Lake Bella Vista, Bostwick Lake and Silver Lake; Belmont, Blythefield, as well as Algoma, Courtland, Cannon and Plainfield Townships. The Squire is distributed through the U.S. Post Office every Thursday. We also deliver to in-town businesses and homes with paper carriers and news stands in our grocery stores and over thirty local shops.

Diversity Dinner a Free Family Event with Cross-Cultural Twist

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

CAJUN STYLE–—Kaylee and Scott Koslowske are about to try a new Cajun recipe for this year’s Bridges dinner. Continuing a tradition going on nearly a decade, the Rockford Diversity committee invites the public to another fun day at the Wolverine World Wide YMCA in Belmont on Sunday, March 22. Beginning at 1 p.m., the YMCA, 6555 Jupiter Road, will again graciously [...]

Public Invited to Wild Game Dinner

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

Algoma Baptist Church features popular annual event Wild Game Dinner at Algoma Baptist Church Enjoy dishes made with wild game at the Algoma Baptist Church on Saturday, March 21 at 6 p.m. This annual event draws hundreds of outdoor enthusiasts each year with a wide variety of flavors and a high-quality speaker. This year hear Bill Jenkin III, author of Lessons Learned in [...]

Donate Dresses for Stylish Relay Fundraisers

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

LOOKING GOOD-can cost less. Donate dresses for Relay For Life at Double Take in downtown Rockford to feel good. To look good, visit the sale April 17 and 18 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. A lament over the high cost of prom dresses lead to another successful Rockford Relay For Life fundraisers. Jenn Hephner, formerly president of the Rockford Jaycees, is hoping for a repeat [...]

NRMS Puts Twist on Sleeping Beauty

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

North Rockford Middle School (NRMS) fine arts magnet is putting a twist on happily every after by performing Sleeping Beauty ’70s style! The hardworking magnet has put this together with the help of parent volunteers and teachers. They have all been working three months to be ready for the public to view their hard work. Performances will be at noon on March 24 and [...]

Zwiers Appointed President, Outdoor Group at Wolverine World Wide

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

James D. Zwiers – President, Outdoor Group, Wolverine World Wide, Inc. Wolverine World Wide, Inc. has announced the appointment of James D. Zwiers to the position of president, outdoor group. The company’s outdoor group consists of the Merrell, Chaco and Patagonia Footwear brands. Since joining the company in 1998, Zwiers has had broad experience in brand and [...]
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