Community West Credit Union and Rockford Community Federal Credit Union Announce Merger

Rockford Community Federal Credit Union members have voted to merge into Community West Credit Union. The membership vote was finalized and accepted by the Rockford Community Federal Credit Union board of directors during a special meeting in December. The merger was effective January 1, 2015. The full line of Community West Credit Union products and services […]

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20th Annual Rockford Sweetheart Splash!

Rotary Interact presents the 20th annual Sweetheart Splash at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015. This favorite community event takes place at the Rockford Dam and includes music, laughs and lots of surprises. Daring “jumpers” brave the icy Rogue River while performing skits and dance routines prior to going in the water for a […]

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Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates By Terry Konkle – President

The last “Nugget of Rockford History” question asked for the exact former location of the large copper “Rockford Public Schools” sign that now hangs as part of the education display in the museum. The sign was a part of the former high school on North Main Street and spent many years above the archway over […]

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Rockford Public Schools Hall of Famer Cameron Blake To Celebrate CD Release By Raising Money To Help End Homelessness For Victims Of Domestic Abuse

On Wednesday, February 18 at 7 p.m., singer-songwriter and 2012 Rockford Public Schools Hall of Famer Cameron Blake will be performing a concert at the historic Fountain Street Church to celebrate the release of his new album Alone On The World Stage and to raise money for Safe Haven Ministries, a comprehensive domestic violence organization […]

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AMBER Alert Teams up with Facebook

LANSING, MICH.  This week, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and AMBER Alert announced a partnership with Facebook to push AMBER Alerts into the newsfeeds of Facebook’s nearly 185 million U.S. users. Facebook will automatically localize the alert to users within the missing child’s geographic area. AMBER, short for America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency […]

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