Chamber Bi-Monthly Luncheon scheduled for August

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the August installment of its popular Bi-Monthly Luncheon Series. The event is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. on Monday, August 5, at the Rockford Brewing Company, 12 E. Bridge St. Lunch will be featured. This month’s luncheon will be an exciting opportunity to network for […]

15th Annual 5K race raises awareness and support for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

In March of 1999 Steve and Sandy Peterson felt they were alone when their son Mitchell was diagnosed with one of the most common and lethal forms of muscular dystrophy. Duchenne MD affects approximately 1 in 3,500 boys and 20,000 babies born each year Fast forward 15 years later and the Petersons feel anything but […]

Reading Rocks ready to promote the value of reading

This year’s Reading Rocks in Rockford is sure to be a hit for everyone in the family. The reading festival is celebrating its fifth year and has matured into a blockbuster event that highlights what building blocks reading provides toward every child’s future. The family-fun event is scheduled for 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, […]

Chamber After Hours features Red’s on the River new leadership

Red’s on the River General Manager Kristin Kent spoke to about 70 attendees of the Rockford Chamber After Hours on Monday, July 15 about the changes at the restaurant following its purchase by Watermark Properties. “This really couldn’t have come at a better time,” she stated. “Recently Red’s has undergone some pretty big changes. In […]

Reading Rocks welcomes self-publisher

Reading is the foundation for the future, and at the Reading Rocks in Rockford in August, published author and business owner Tricia L. McDonald will bring depth to your understanding and love of the written word in her presentation on The New Face of Self-Publishing. The world of self-publishing has exploded with more authors choosing […]