Hope College announces recent graduates’ honors

October 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

Three local Hope College graduates have been recently awarded graduation honors for outstanding academic accomplishment during their four years of study. Cara Hahn and Jacquelyn Lewis, both of Rockford, have been awarded summa cum laude honors for achieving a minimum cumulative 3.9 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. Camden Brieden, also of Rockford, has been awarded cum [...]

32nd annual RUMC pasty sale begins Monday

October 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

Continuing a tradition that began in 1977, Rockford United Methodist Church (RUMC) will be holding this year’s autumn pasty sale from Monday, Nov. 2 through Thursday, Nov. 5. The twice-yearly sales are the church’s largest fundraisers. In a labor of love over four days, 100+ church volunteers will joyfully gather together to turn the church’s kitchen into a beehive [...]

Principal spends day in port-a-potty

October 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

by ANA OLVERA  A port-a-potty was stationed in front of Roguewood Elementary in Rockford on October 15. This all came about when Principal Michael Hibbeln told Roguewood Elementary students that if they met their fundraising goal he would do something wacky in return. The cause was to raise money for the school’s PTO by doing a walk. The school’s PTO funds [...]

John Decker Chevrolet to Sponsor Chamber After Hours Event

October 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

FRIENDLY HOSTS—The crew of John Decker Chevrolet is ready to be your hosts during the Rockford The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce John Decker Chevrolet as the sponsor of its November After Hours networking event. The event is a special evening for the Rockford-area’s business community and is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 2. John Decker Chevrolet, 4650 [...]

Squire travels

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Donna Bacarella (holding a recent issue of The Rockford Squire) visits the Auckland Zoo in New Zealand with her son Jon Bacarella, his wife Shelley and their children, Talor and Layla. Aukland is a small island in the South Pacific, about a three-hour flight from Sydney, Australia. It is well-known for being the location of the filming of “The Lord of the Rings” as [...]
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