Blaine Kellermeier

Rockford’s ACE high royal flush BBQ boot camp

August 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL “Grillin’ Guy” Bob Nurmikko displays a perfect Grist Mill brisket supplied by Canonsburg’s Don Kurylowicz. Let the grillin’ class begin! Photo by STACY NEIDZWIECKI, “It was awesome”, said Rockford master plumber Blaine Kellermeier after the second of two summer grilling seminars, complete with sit-down dinners, which were [...]

Business leaders recognized at Chamber dinner

February 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Keynote speaker describes huge growth opportunities in store for Rockford Jeanne Gregory, executive Director of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, presents the Business of Distinction Award in Community Service to Beth Altena, Editor of the Rockford Squire newspaper. Photos by TOM SCOTT The cost of the “Taste of Rockford” buffet at the annual Rockford Chamber of [...]

Members honored at Chamber dinner

February 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

Polly VonEschen accepts the Rockford Chamber of Commerce Retailer of the Year Award for her store, Baskets in the Belfry. Rockford Chamber of Commerce members and guests met for a gala evening of honors and dining on Friday, January 29, at the Chamber’s annual meeting and awards ceremony. The guest speaker was Dan Gaydou, publisher of the Grand Rapids Press and a [...]