News Bits — December 10, 2009

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Meechum among new Rockford Rotarians Rob Meechum remembers playing in Rockford’s Rotary Park (off Fremont Street) as a boy, but didn’t know anything about the organization. Now he is among several new members inducted into the service club recently. As an adult, the lifetime Rockford resident wanted to find a way to be more involved with the community. He decided to [...]

Brownie Troop 3551 earns badges

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BADGES EARNED—Brownie Troop 3551 from Crestwood Elementary School earns “make-it, eat-it” badges at Blythefield Country Club with Chef Jeff Hiler. The girls made caramel apples and pizza. Pictured are (front, l–r) Claire Froumis, Sydney McCreery, Anna Hodsdon, Sophia Stauffer, Dana Brouse; (back) Lauren Kostus, Rachel Gamm, Sydney Reinke, Regan Dalton, Ashlee [...]

Webelos Open House Held

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FUN WITH A PURPOSE—Members of Boy Scout Troop 228, Collin Gates, Andrew March and Trevor Carlson, help the Webelos learn knot-tying skills. Boy Scout Troop 228 held their annual Cub Scout open house on November 5. The event is designed to give the Webelos-level Cub Scouts the opportunity to experience the next level of Scouting by visiting a Boy Scout troop. “Scouting [...]

Blythefield Country Club shares top statewide honor

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A venerable Rockford-area landmark has been selected as one of the top five sites to host a wedding statewide. InFrame Bride magazine bestowed the award upon Blythefield Country Club in its premiere issue, launched earlier this fall. The magazine lauded the club for its “tranquil whispering of the Rogue River and gentle rustling of lush trees over sweeping vistas of [...]
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