Fundraisers

Nessie finds new home at Millpond

April 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford to host ArtPrize 2010, offer $1 million to winner NESSIE NOW IN ROCKFORD—See Nessie at the old millpond from Rum Creek Trail. Watch for next week's Rockford Artprize 2010 article in the Squire. Do not call the city for [...]

Rockford man, wife, must take up to a year off for cancer treatment

December 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Benefits for the family of Bruce Clarke will be held December 15 and in January. Pictured is Clarke, wife Jean and their two sons Steven and Paul. Dinner, evening of music to raise funds Dinner, evening of music to raise funds Bruce Clarke has been battling Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia since 2003 and now will undergo a stem cell transplant that requires him to take up to [...]

Merchants join with boosters to build Community Unity

April 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

    GO RAMS!—Your Rockford merchants are behind you 100 percent. A new Community Unity card will allow 10 percent of a sale to go to the Rockford Sports Boosters three times a year. Pictured are Community Unity organizers Polly VonEschen, Meredith Gremel and Barb Stein.   by BETH ALTENA   Buy a better product and put money into Rockford Public Schools sports [...]