Brain Fitness first in 2013 Chamber University series

Use it or lose it true in mental wellbeing By BETH ALTENA “What we are doing is really about learning what is going on in our brains, improving thinking and development,” said Greg Mutch, of Thought Design in downtown Rockford. The business was host to the new lunchtime format for Rockford Chamber University events. On […]

Preserving the Harvest program open to public

Greenville Garden Club will be hosting a program entitled Preserving the Harvest at the Flat River Community Library in Greenville on Monday, August 5 2013 at 6:30pm. The program will cover making your own herbal tea bags, syrups, herbal rubs, and vinegars, and provide information on the different methods of drying and freezing herbs. The […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update August 1, 2013

Terry Konkle – President On July 16, 2013 Gerald (Jerry) Fox passed away at the age of 94. Many readers will remember him as a very capable Rockford teacher, coach and administrator, and also as a friend and as a positive contributor to our community and area. He was the principal of the high school […]

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 […]