Chamber After Hours features Red’s on the River new leadership

Red’s on the River General Manager Kristin Kent spoke to about 70 attendees of the Rockford Chamber After Hours on Monday, July 15 about the changes at the restaurant following its purchase by Watermark Properties. “This really couldn’t have come at a better time,” she stated. “Recently Red’s has undergone some pretty big changes. In […]

Reading Rocks welcomes self-publisher

Reading is the foundation for the future, and at the Reading Rocks in Rockford in August, published author and business owner Tricia L. McDonald will bring depth to your understanding and love of the written word in her presentation on The New Face of Self-Publishing. The world of self-publishing has exploded with more authors choosing […]

AT&T is again ACE sponsor for Volley for Mitchell

Ruth Gaudard from AT&T presented the Peterson Family and some of the directors of VFM with a check for $5,000.  This makes AT&T the “ACE” sponsor for the 7th annual Volley for Mitchell charity and volleyball tournament. “AT&T has been so generous. This is two years in a row that AT&T had been our main […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

Terry Konkle – President I received this note a couple of months ago from Phyllis Arver Hessler. She addressed it to the Rockford Area Museum and she wrote: “I wrote this story for the writing class I belong to at Clark Retirement. I live here now in Grand Rapids. I may not have all the […]

Rockford family gives back in their time of loss

The Evans family of Rockford is turning their grief and loss into an opportunity to reach out to needy children all over the world.  Their precious 11-year old Lily passed away this winter after a long illness.  Lily’s family is honoring her memory by donating her stuffed animal collection to Operation Christmas Child. On Tuesday, […]