Local organization established to further mental health education and suicide prevention

Rockford HOPE is a grassroots organization, begun by concerned citizens from the Rockford area. The impetus for the Rockford HOPE Group is the desire for a positive and measured response to the multiple, tragic losses of students and adults in our community during the past few years. HOPE is an acronym for “Helping Others through […]

Rockford Reformed Church to host Thanksgiving dinner


Community is invited to enjoy a turkey dinner with all the trimmings   Rockford Reformed Church has been a part of the Rockford community since 1959. They are an outreach-focused congregation and truly enjoy being involved in the community. For the 6th year in a row, the church hopes to once again serve 150+ patrons […]

The Relay for Life invites public to informational Open House

The Relay For Life of Rockford is looking for community groups, business, families and friends to join in the fight against cancer. The 2013 Relay For Life of Rockford will be held on May 17-18 at North Rockford Middle School. In an effort to generate more involvement and to encourage more groups to form Relay […]

Three businesses to host Chamber’s After Hours

The White Insurance Agency, Blakeslee Rop and H&S Companies will be sponsors of the Chamber’s November Business After Hours. The networking event is a special evening for the Rockford-area business community and will take place Monday, November 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The building is located at 240 Northland Dr, and the beautiful facility […]

Rockford Coaches Share Success with Rockford Lions

Rockford’s basketball coach Nick Allen and baseball coach Ian Hearn were invited to share a personal narrative of their team’s recent successes with the Rockford Lions Club. Both coaches guided their teams to state championship games last season with a similar coaching philosophy and style. In Allen’s first year as the Rockford High School’s head […]