Family Fare teams up with North Kent Community Service

Every morning, Tom Grostick, NKCS Warehouse Assistant, heads to the Family Fare grocery store on 10 Mile Road to pick up a truck load of day-old bread and pastries. Struggling families visiting North Kent Community Services for food and other services love taking home the bakery items. Family Fare, a Spartan Store, partners with NKCS […]

Rotary Raffle winner takes home cash

Erin Rozell won the June $200 cash prize drawing for the Rockford Rotary Charitable Raffle 2013. Club president Brian McNamara and Jerry Coon, who sold this winning ticket at Action Tax Service, presented Erin her money. The last two $200 cash prize drawings will be July 2nd and August 6th. Grand Prize drawing will be […]

Rockford Chamber luncheon builds business relationships

By BETH ALTENA A business luncheon at the SCORE on Northland Drive offered a chance to discuss the value of networking and build business relationships. Attendance represents the diverse membership of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce and included nearly 60 people representing a wide variety of companies. The format included networking at two different tables […]

Summerfest is back again at the Izaak Walton League!

                The local Dwight Lydell chapter of the IWLA invites the public for a day of fun outdoor activities on their 39 acres at 5641 Myers Lake Ave. On Saturday the 22nd, from 10:00 to 3:00 there will be kayaks and fishing on the pond for kids, plus […]

History and economic stimulus combine in downtown car show

Back to the Bricks likely a repeat event for Rockford By BETH ALTENA The beauty and charm of Rockford in winter was instrumental in the successful event which took place Friday, June 7 in downtown. Organizer Charles SeKrenes visited our town during one Ice Festival weekend and fell in love—with Rockford. He proposed making Rockford […]