Reading Rocks ready to promote the value of reading

This year’s Reading Rocks in Rockford is sure to be a hit for everyone in the family. The reading festival is celebrating its fifth year and has matured into a blockbuster event that highlights what building blocks reading provides toward every child’s future. The family-fun event is scheduled for 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, […]

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 […]