Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

Terry Konkle-President   In the last month a lot of work has been done on both the old and new museums. Let’s consider the old location first. At this point all of the Burch Room has been moved including everything on the walls. One of the two basement rooms has been cleared and about a […]

Adventure Race showcases Rockford while supporting charity

You can see these boys who are fetching water for their families in Masaka Rwanda, often walking miles each day to the river and left with no choice but to drink the contaminated water as is.

By Andy Hughes Running, canoeing, and biking are familiar sights in Rockford’s scenic downtown . . . but never quite like this. The Grand Rapids Urban Adventure Race took over Rockford on Saturday as hundreds of adventurous participants scattered to several parks and trails throughout the community. Each two-person team travelled by foot, bike, and […]

Volley for Mitchell Charity event – lucky number 7!

AT&T once again gifts $5,000 to Volley for Mitchell If the mercury in the thermometer is rising above 80, the sun is shining brightly overhead and the dense humid air of August is filled with the sound of palms slapping leather balls, and screams of “I got it!” then it must mean the Volley for […]

Rockford fifth grader learns about the joy of giving

Grace Nichols, a 5th grader at Lakes Elementary, was thrilled to receive a thank you letter from Hopeland, a 10 year old girl living in Uganda who received the shoe box gift that Grace sent to her in 2012.  Grace packs shoe boxes filled with school supplies, hygiene items and toys for Operation Christmas Child each year […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

Terry Konkle – President Last Saturday, June 29, 2013 the twenty seventh annual meeting of the Golden “ R” group was held at Rockford High School. The senior class of 1963 became the newest members having reached their fiftieth year since graduating from RHS. During the day’s program activities Harold Clark , president of the […]