BIRTHDAYS — July 16–22

16th Sam Grimes, Alice Hartzell, Arnold Paepke, Melanie Ragsdale, Lucy Weiss 16th Christopher Moore, Kirsten Rice, Nancy Rodriguez 18th Alice Allen, Jackie Davies, Terri Douthett, Bud Herrington 19th Bev Belluomini, Tom Nyenhuis, Deb Trendt, Nicole VanderWerff 20th Mike Gulliver, Sophia Ruby Ragsdale, Rita Wilcox 21st Scott Bell 22nd Richard Tolley, David Zimmer

OBITUARIES

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Leys Mrs. Dorothy J. Leys, age 79, of Rockford passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2011. She was a stay-at-home wife and mother who liked to crochet, sew, care for her home, and garden. Dorothy was a member of the Rockford Chapter #215 O.E.S. She is survived by her husband of 60-plus years, Kenneth; children, […]

ROCKFORD REGISTER

Thursday, July 14 Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Meetings held every second and fourth Thursday of each month. Bracelet-making with Cindy—2 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. Teens in grades 6–12 are invited to make […]

Meijer, Best Buy reward blood donors

The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region, in partnership with Meijer, has rewarded two lucky individuals for donating blood at a June Red Cross blood drive. Bethany Eldred of Walker is the June winner of a $250 Meijer gift card, which can be used for anything in the store, online or at the […]

Rockford resident casts ballot

Rockford resident Amber Schwalin, along with her  children Caleb (4), Andrew (6) and Macy (8), casts her vote at the Rockford Farmers Market for Rockford in the America’s Favorite Farm Market Contest. If you haven’t already voted, you can do so every Saturday morning at Farm Market in front of the Lions Market Master booth.