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Relay walkers want cancer comrades

May 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

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 overcome two bouts of cancer in the past eight years. [...]

Local credit union gives back to area schools

May 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Students are challenged and classrooms rewarded. Ms. Sollner’s 5th grade Student Run Credit Union Employees accepting the $100 donation to their class from Credit Union representative Josh Fortuna and Miranda Mann. Rockford Community Federal Credit Union hosted a participation challenge within each of their three Student Run Credit Union branches. Congratulations to [...]

After Hours event hosted by RE/MAX United

May 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

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 a great way to meet the “movers and shakers” of the business community. The event [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

May 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Photo by Cliff Hill 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 of the new museum. There are six [...]

Grillapalooza a chance to sample, learn, listen

May 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

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 States men’s choir throughout the days events, [...]
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