RCC seeks award nominations

AWARDED ACCEPTED—John Decker’s sons accept te business of the year award for John Decker Chevrolet at last years Chamber Awards dinner.

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is currently accepting nominations for their Business of Distinction awards. The nomination process is open to the community to give everyone the opportunity to nominate and honor the RCC area businesses. The RCC serves the City of Rockford and Algoma, Cannon, Courtland and Plainfield townships. Nominations are being accepted through […]

News Bits — December 10, 2009

Meechum among new Rockford Rotarians Rob Meechum remembers playing in Rockford’s Rotary Park (off Fremont Street) as a boy, but didn’t know anything about the organization. Now he is among several new members inducted into the service club recently. As an adult, the lifetime Rockford resident wanted to find a way to be more involved […]

Brownie Troop 3551 earns badges

BADGES EARNED—Brownie Troop 3551 from Crestwood Elementary School earns “make-it, eat-it” badges at Blythefield Country Club with Chef Jeff Hiler. The girls made caramel apples and pizza. Pictured are (front, l–r) Claire Froumis, Sydney McCreery, Anna Hodsdon, Sophia Stauffer, Dana Brouse; (back) Lauren Kostus, Rachel Gamm, Sydney Reinke, Regan Dalton, Ashlee Wheaton, Baylie Jenkins, and […]

Local boy bags first deer

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Brennon Shupe, 11, captures his first deer, a button buck, with his bow on November 12, 2009. He is a sixth-grader at East Rockford Middle School.

Webelos Open House Held

FUN WITH A PURPOSE—Members of Boy Scout Troop 228, Collin Gates, Andrew March and Trevor Carlson, help the Webelos learn knot-tying skills. Boy Scout Troop 228 held their annual Cub Scout open house on November 5. The event is designed to give the Webelos-level Cub Scouts the opportunity to experience the next level of Scouting […]