April 22 2010

Merengue the night away after free classes

April 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford Ambulance leads the way in popular dance  After this free class, your spouse will be so good you can likely rent them out at the next wedding or visit to a local night club. At least that’s what paramedic and dance instructor Andy Andresen joked about Rockford Ambulance’s upcoming merengue dance classes. Rockford Ambulance has been offering free dance [...]

Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher

April 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher. Poetry Month My grandpa, Wellington Clay, was the poet in the family. He was no Walt Whitman, but he w as all we had. His poetry depended upon light humor, sentimental sentiments, and Americana. He wrote this one in about 1934: I know a little maiden With shapely form divine, All dressed in latest fashion – How I wish that she were mine. With [...]

The Tax Attic — with Jerry Coon

April 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

What now? The tax season ended on April 15. The question I now get to answer is what exactly tax professionals like me do for the rest of the year. No, we don’t take the next eight months off, although that does sound good. We do continue to prepare tax returns and we answer lots of questions. Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Last week, I discussed the fact that nationwide [...]

Right at Home celebrates seventh year

April 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

Downtown shop a long-time dream for owners Lynda Volkhardt remembers what it was like to be a young mother with no money and an eye for things she couldn’t afford. She learned to shop smart and find a good bargain. That common sense approach and the wisdom of age are traits she attributes to the success of her downtown shops, Right at Home and Urban Elements. Lynda [...]

Rockford Register — April 22, 2010

April 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

Thursday, April 22 Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Meetings held every second and fourth Thursday of each month.  Thur.–Sat., April 22–24 Used Book Sale—10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 23, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, [...]
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