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Local charities all benefit from Red’s on the River’s Club Red

February 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

Spreading the kindness—Assembled to give and receive, Reds on the River Manager Lance Climie (far left) and Chef Glenn Forgie (far right) presented checks to The Rockford Area Arts Commission, , Friends of the White Pine Trail, received by Dave Heyboer, the Rockford Education Foundation, received by Sue Arend, North Kent Community Service, received by Claire Guisfredi, [...]

Rockford Ice Festival offers something for everyone

February 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is excited to host the 4th Annual Rockford Ice Festival. The festival will be Friday, Feb. 8 through Sunday, Feb. 10, with ice sculptures on display in downtown Rockford that Saturday and Sunday. This year’s theme is Fire and Ice and organizers are certainly utilizing both ends of the temperature spectrum. This year’s festival includes [...]

Taste of Rockford, awards part of excellent evening

February 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Chamber dinner recognizes business, individuals By BETH ALTENA With 125 years of service and ten here with a Rockford location, United Bank was awarded the Business of Distinction award on Friday, January 25. Manager of Rockford’s branch, Nancy Martin, was also recognized personally for her unending participation in chamber events and projects. The Rockford Squire [...]

18th Annual Rockford Sweetheart Splash!

February 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Rockford presents the 18th annual Sweetheart Splash on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm.  This winter fun event takes place at the Rockford Dam is a community favorite.  Area “jumpers” brave the icy Rogue River with participants performing skits and dance routines prior to going in the water for a captive and lively crowd and a panel of [...]

Mommy Fit Club works with busy moms

February 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

By Cindy M. Cranmer   Kaitlin Thornton is the face behind Mommy Fit Club. She founded the group with a motivational Facebook page more than two years ago. Thornton has expanded the group to include a boot camp and, most recently, a runner’s club. Thornton, a Rockford High School graduate, attended Grand Valley State University where she graduated with a Bachelor of [...]
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