Rockford Community

Win Cash, Meet Neighbors at EXPO this Saturday

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

More than 11,000 people enjoyed last years EXPO. This Saturday visit and learn more about your community (and win stuff). CARSTAR of Rockford is giving away a 37-inch television. Rockford Dry Dock will have some samples of different foods they sell. Nugent Builders can tell you about the good reasons to invest in improving your home now. Four people will win $500 in cash. [...]

Donate Dresses for Stylish Relay Fundraisers

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

LOOKING GOOD-can cost less. Donate dresses for Relay For Life at Double Take in downtown Rockford to feel good. To look good, visit the sale April 17 and 18 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. A lament over the high cost of prom dresses lead to another successful Rockford Relay For Life fundraisers. Jenn Hephner, formerly president of the Rockford Jaycees, is hoping for a repeat [...]

City Volunteer Police Force in Need a Few More

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ride along with Rockford Police, answer questions from downtown visitors, write out a ticket for someone parking illegally in a handicapped parking space. These are among the duties of Rockford’s volunteer police force and you are welcomed to join up. According to Michigan’s Volunteer of the Year Linda Crone, who is a loyal member of the team who logged in [...]

Nominees Sought for Recognition

March 5, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Area Community Endowment is accepting nominations for its annual Community Recognition Award. The Community Recognition Award is given to an individual or community organization that has achieved significant accomplishment in their lifetime through career, community or personal success. Nominees must be or have been a resident of the Rockford Public School [...]

Crowds Pitch In for MC Dousing

February 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

Gene Parker takes plunge for $1,035 No good deed goes unpunished and for annual Splash announcer and radio personality Gene Parker, the saying was certainly true Saturday. Parker, who kindly donates his time and talent to many Rockford events, was cheerfully doing a great job Saturday during the 14th annual Sweetheart Splash at the Rockford dam when Rotarian Rick Ehinger [...]
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