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Rockford Lions are miracle makers with donation of $10,000

May 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

On Wednesday, May 15, The Rockford Lions proudly watched how their funding helped make it possible for six physically challenged children to wield golden shovels in breaking ground for Rockford’s new Nate Hurwitz Miracle League Baseball Field. Now children with disabilities will have their own venue and league allowing them to enjoy playing America’s game of [...]

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 [...]
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