Donate Dresses for Stylish Relay Fundraisers

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A lament over the high cost of prom dresses lead to another successful Rockford Relay For Life fundraisers. Jenn Hephner, formerly president of the Rockford Jaycees, is hoping for a repeat success of Dress For A Cure, a Relay fundraiser that will also benefit those who love a great bargain on the hottest styles. Hephner, […]

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NRMS Puts Twist on Sleeping Beauty

North Rockford Middle School (NRMS) fine arts magnet is putting a twist on happily every after by performing Sleeping Beauty ’70s style! The hardworking magnet has put this together with the help of parent volunteers and teachers. They have all been working three months to be ready for the public to view their hard work. […]

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Zwiers Appointed President, Outdoor Group at Wolverine World Wide

James D. Zwiers

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. has announced the appointment of James D. Zwiers to the position of president, outdoor group. The company’s outdoor group consists of the Merrell, Chaco and Patagonia Footwear brands. Since joining the company in 1998, Zwiers has had broad experience in brand and business strategy, and retail, domestic and international wholesale, licensing, […]

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Upcoming Events at Howard Christensen Nature Center

I spy birds! March 28, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Free, all-ages presentation about birds at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Borrow binoculars and a bird book, or make a pinecone birdfeeder ($1 each). Birdhouse building station ($10 per person), quantity limited. Preparing for a prescribed burn April 4, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Learn […]

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Jumping Double

Makayla Dentis jumps with two jump ropes with help from Gina Ricards and Nancy Jankowski during a school Jump Rope For Heart fundraiser Friday, February 27.

Makayla Dentis jumps with two jump ropes with help from Gina Ricards and Nancy Jankowski during a school Jump Rope For Heart fundraiser Friday, February 27. Students at Grattan Academy Elementary spent an hour jump roping, hula hooping, and shooting baskets to raise nearly $600.00 for heart and stroke research. Jump Rope For Heart is […]

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