Grand Rapids’ version of The Amazing Race travels to Rockford

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The Grand Rapids Urban Adventure Race: Summer Edition will be held June 29, 2013 in Rockford. Racers will start and finish their adventure along the Rogue River in downtown Rockford, with over 30 miles of biking, canoeing, running, and Amazing Race-like challenges in between. Registration is now open. Two-person teams will set out from Garden […]

Early opening for Rockford’s Farm Market

Voted “America’s Favorite Farmers Market” in 2011, the Rockford Farm Market is not content to rest on its laurels. Bowing to vendor and customer demand the Market’s sponsor, the City of Rockford, has decided to open the 2013 Farm Market Season three weeks early. So, mark your calendars. This year the Rockford Farm Market will […]

100th Anniversary Celebrations of the Kent Garden Club

The Kent Garden Club (KGC) will celebrate its centennial celebration at the Women’s City Club (WCC) at the corner of Lafayette and Fulton on May 15, 2013. A play “Thanks for the Memories” commemorating many of the ground-breaking, community minded activities of these women will be performed by members in period appropriate clothing. The Kent […]

Wolverine Building Group “Takes Action” at Camp Roger

Camp Roger and Wolverine Building Group joined forces on April 26 to “Swing Into Spring,” to construct a rope swing for use by campers and visitors. In preparation for their 75th anniversary, Wolverine Building Group donated labor and materials to construct the rope swing. This project is Wolverine’s first official “Take Action Day,” an annual […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

Terry Konkle – President Our Rockford Area Historical Society meeting at the Community Cabin on Thursday, May 2, 2013 was once again well attended as about sixty people enjoyed the evening. Floyd Havemeier, owner of “Herman’s Boy”, was the featured speaker giving a history of the business. His presentation was well-received and was packed with […]