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Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

May 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Photo by Cliff Hill Terry Konkle – President For many years Kathy Cornwell was very active as the volunteer leader of our Rockford Area Museum. She was the director for some time and then the curator for awhile. Health issues slowed her down in recent years, but last week she called to give me some information concerning Russell’s Café. I asked how she was feeling [...]

Chamber “After Hours” hosted by RE/MAX United

May 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Cinco de mayo continued into Monday, May 6 at the Rockford Chamber of Commerce “After Hours” event hosted by RE/MAX United. A packed house of more than 70 Chamber members plus other guests were in attendance at the recently remodeled building on the corner of N. Monroe and Courtland. Members and guests enjoyed great Mexican themed food from Twisted Vine as well as [...]

Poppy sales contribute to needs of veterans

May 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Left to right, Sandra Huebner, Cheryl Nawrot, Dorothy Mills, Marjory Shier, Chrissy Courturier, and front, Jackie Cook, Poppy Chairman. For most Americans, Memorial Day signifies the beginning of summer and an opportunity for remembrance of those who have served our country during times of war and peace. Do you know that only seven veterans at the Grand Rapids home for [...]

Relay for Life kicks off Friday at 3:00

May 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

‘The support and excitement continue to be inspirationally overwhelming’   Music, food, games and entertainment for a great cause are all elements of the Rockford Relay for Life 24-hour event, which kicks off at the North Rockford Middle School’s track field this Friday, May 17 at 3:00 p.m. The Rockford Fire Department and Rockford Public Safety officers take [...]

Rockford’s finest honored at induction ceremony

May 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

In appreciation— The Rockford Area Community Endowment selects those who have made important and lasting contributions to our community. Plaques with their names are permanently installed at Recognition Plaza. By BETH ALTENA Pillars of the greater Rockford community were recognized Tuesday, May 7 at a very special ceremony that had the meeting room of Rockford City Hall [...]
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