The Rockford Squire presents Carrier of the Week

November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

Here at the Squire, we are thrilled to continue offering what is the first job of their lives for boys and girls in downtown Rockford. Every place you see a postal carrier on foot doing deliveries, the Squire delivers with a young man or woman who brings your paper to your door. It is one of the best traditions of a hometown paper and we are proud to be part of the [...]

Rockford Rotary, D&W donate turkeys for holidays

November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

Dinner is on us—Rotarian Ramona Hinton, D&W Store Director Char Bouwkamp, John Leale of NKCS, and Rotarian Dave Robach prepare to unload 130 turkeys for families in need just in time for Thanksgiving Day.   For the second year, Rockford Rotary Club and D&W Fresh Market have teamed up for a tasty and timely donation to families in need. Rotary donated $1,500 [...]

REF to present hilarious evening of bipartisan political satire

November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL  If you failed to score a pair of tickets to last year’s “sold out” Rockford Education Foundation (REF) annual benefit performance, now is the time to act! In seeking to one-up last year’s hugely successful appearance of Second City, the REF has booked The Capitol Steps for its 15th annual benefit performance. Formed in December 1981 by a [...]

Local heroes serve in AmeriCorps NCCC

November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

On Friday, Nov. 12, Meghan Pitsch and Rose Marie Fulbright, both of Rockford, were inducted into the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), an AmeriCorps program. They began work on their first of four long-term service projects the week of November 15. Meghan Pitsch Founded in 1994, AmeriCorps NCCC is a residential national service program that supports disaster [...]

MILITARY — November 24, 2010

November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

Shortridge graduates from basic training Air Force Airman Kaila A. Shortridge has recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. [...]
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