Chi Chi Rogers

Happy Trails to you, Fred

December 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Can’t tell which one is happier, Fred Meijer or Squire reporter Nancy Hill. Picture was taken in 2008 at a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for a Meijer funded paved extension of the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail from Rockford to Sand Lake. Last Tuesday afternoon found us at Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park to attend a visitation and pay [...]

Santa, Mrs. Claus visit Rockford Meijer

December 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

  Rockford residents Tom and Renee Russo bring their children (l–r) Victor, 3, Lillie, 6, and Nadia, 7 , to the Rockford Meijer to tell Santa and Mrs. Claus that they had been "very nice" and not at all "naughty" this year. Past Rockford Mayor Chi-Chi Rogers and husband, "What's His Face," were responsible for booking Santa into the [...]

Reading Festival promises fun Saturday

August 27, 2009 // 0 Comments

THE THINGS YOU HAVE TO DO AS MAYOR—Include dressing silly to promote the town’s newest festival, Reading Rocks in Rockford. Mayor Chi Chi Rogers reads with Rockford Rotary president Ramona Hinton. As part of Hinton’s presidency, she came up with this new festival to promote literacy in an active, hands-on way. Rockford is a town of many talents and a town of many [...]

Good Citizen

April 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

Quinn Deyer, age 13, of North Rockford Middle School, visited Rockford City Hall on Monday, April 13 to enjoy a City Council meeting. Deyer said he was attending to satisfy a requirement for a history class. Before the meeting started Rockford Mayor Chi Chi Rogers introduced herself and welcomed Deyer. Deyer was joined by several residents who spoke to council about [...]