Rotary Volunteers

ROTARY VOLUNTEERS—Rotary is a family-friendly club, and spouses and family are welcome to help during the many events during the year. Here Rotarian Rick Koryto and his daughter Hannah, 11, are pictured with the club’s German exchange student Anni Hagenah, 16. Anni is from Wolfsburg, Germany, and is enjoying her exchange. Outgoing student, Jordan ? has been writing a blog about her experiences in Germany. Hosting and sending an exchange student is just one of the many relationship-building projects in which the Rotary Club participates.

Rockford to celebrate Heritage Weekend

HFScarecrow

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) invites you to harvest some family fun. The second installment of Harvest Fest, Heritage Weekend, will feature hayrides, scarecrow-making, children’s activities, a craft and food fair, chili cook-off, car show, kids’ tractor pull, and many other fall activities. Special events this weekend will tickle your appetite, delight your eyes, […]

Beautiful Butterfly

BEAUTIFUL—Reader James Stover sent us  this beautiful photo. Send  yours to squiremail @aol.com.

New event in Rockford another downtown success story

Fashionwomen

Fashion’s Night Out wows shoppers  When the economy is tough, the tough plan exceptional shopping events. Fashion’s Night Out was another doozy of a popular event involving many of downtown’s merchants. Spearheaded by Erika ? of Paperdoll, the event drew many for special hours and prices to treat shoppers to a festival of savings. With many […]

Musical season ends with family concert

The last night of music for the Rogue River concert series for the summer of 2011 is over, but the energy and the crowds of kids ended the season on a great note. Independent Bank sponsored the family concert with interactive music and plenty of fun. There will be plenty of other events, some including music, coming to Rockford in the next few weeks, as summer turns to fall, so watch for other chances to enjoy downtown shopping, parks and entertainment.

Photos by TOM SCOTT The last night of music for the Rogue River concert series for the summer of 2011 is over, but the energy and the crowds of kids ended the season on a great note. Independent Bank sponsored the family concert with interactive music and plenty of fun. There will be plenty of […]