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 […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

By Terry Konkle, President   Many good questions and comments about our new museum continue to be brought forth by those who are interested in the project. This column will deal with some of the areas that readers might have been considering. Some people have wondered what the room situation is in the back areas […]

Grillapalooza a chance to sample, learn, listen

Top male choir in United States to be featured at Saturday event   Songs, samples, grills and grub will be found at the eighth annual Grillapalooza kick-off to the summer grilling season at Herman’s Boy, 220 Northland Drive in Rockford. Just as exciting, the event will be a chance to hear the number one-ranked United […]

Lions quarterback Eric Hipple keynote speaker for HOPE

Quickly approaching, on Saturday, May 4, is the Men’s Mental Fitness Morning, hosted by Rockford HOPE. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. at North Rockford Middle School Auditorium. Presentations begin at 9:00 a.m. Eric Hipple, former Detroit Lions quarterback, current Outreach Coordinator for U of M’s Depression Center, and author of “Real Men Do Cry” will […]