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Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update August 1, 2013

August 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle – President On July 16, 2013 Gerald (Jerry) Fox passed away at the age of 94. Many readers will remember him as a very capable Rockford teacher, coach and administrator, and also as a friend and as a positive contributor to our community and area. He was the principal of the high school when I began my teaching days in the fall of 1960. He was my boss who [...]

Chamber Bi-Monthly Luncheon scheduled for August

August 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the August installment of its popular Bi-Monthly Luncheon Series. The event is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. on Monday, August 5, at the Rockford Brewing Company, 12 E. Bridge St. Lunch will be featured. This month’s luncheon will be an exciting opportunity to network for the participants. The event will spotlight [...]

Reading Rocks ready to promote the value of reading

August 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

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, Aug. 10, and is sponsored by the Rockford [...]

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

July 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Presenting the new Red’s on the River are Club Manger Craig Smith, Front of the House Manager Kristin Geske, General Manager Kristin Kent, Executive Chef Glenn Forgie and Bar Manager Kendra Parker. They were all present for the Rockford Chamber After Hours held Monday, July 15. Red’s on the River General Manager Kristin Kent spoke to about 70 attendees of the Rockford [...]
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