Wolverine donates to Historical Society

Wolverine Brand, the makers of authentic work boots, shoes and apparel, is making a donation to the Rockford Area Historical Society in addition to the gift from the Wolverine Worldwide Foundation of $25,000. Founded in 1883, Wolverine has a long history in the city. “Museums are a constant reminder of history,” said Carrie Hill, Wolverine […]

Rockford woman raises money for cancer

By Cindy M. Cranmer   Anyone who believes that one woman can’t make a difference has never met Chloe Haddad. Haddad raised about $700 to fight cancer by donating her time, talents and items. Some friends joined her at her fundraising event with their wares bringing the expected total at more than $1,000. Additional items […]

Relay walkers want cancer comrades

By Susan B. Lovell   Mary Ann McAvoy is inviting fellow cancer survivors to literally come walk the walk with her May 17-18 at N. Rockford Middle School. That is the annual 24-hour Relay For Life honoring cancer survivors and raising money for the American Cancer Society. Mary Ann is a warrior who has successfully […]

Local credit union gives back to area schools

Students are challenged and classrooms rewarded. Rockford Community Federal Credit Union hosted a participation challenge within each of their three Student Run Credit Union branches. Congratulations to each of the following classes, Mrs. Mattioli’s 4th grade class at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School, Ms. Sollner’s 5th grade classroom at Belmont Elementary, and Mrs. […]

After Hours event hosted by RE/MAX United

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce RE/MAX United will be the host of the May Business After Hours event! The event takes place on Monday, May 6 from 5-7 p.m. Business After Hours is a great way to learn about the host business and what they have to offer. It is also […]