WWW Family YMCA to sponsor Chamber After Hours

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the Wolverine World Wide (WWW) Family YMCA as sponsor of its May After Hours networking event. The event is a special evening for the Rockford-area business community and is scheduled for Monday, May 10. WWW Family YMCA, located at 6555 Jupiter Avenue in Belmont, will start […]

Main Street with Roger Allen, publisher

Don’t drill, baby! All of a sudden, off-shore drilling for oil doesn’t seem to be such a good idea. The Louisiana disaster gave us a taste of consequences. (Even a taste is too much. I never tasted crude oil-contaminated shrimp and oysters, but I already know I don’t like them.) Heaven No. 1 A pastor […]

Birthdays — May 8-14

8th Lori J. Mackie, Jacqueline Woods 9th Bernie Smith 10th Bill Antor, Jack Cook, Jodi Hay, Linda Martinson, Gary Pratt, Delores Quinn, Gerry Riemersma 11th Stan Hone 12th Paul Des Noyers, Ralph R. Smith, Bill Troy 13th Harold Martinson, Michael Richard, Tyler TenBrink, Esther Waller 14th David Dingman, Chuck Pearson, Connie Potter, Lynda Ringelberg

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — May 6, 2010

More on cost of health, nursing care Last week, I began a discussion on the subject of the costs of health and nursing care and how we are going to pay for that cost during retirement. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, the blunt fact is that taxpayers age 65 and over […]

Rockford Register — May 6, 2010

Thursday, May 6 Rockford Historical Society Meeting—7 p.m. at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Nancy Wood and Mary Anne Burns will speak. Hosts will be Carlene Stamp and Joan Bunn. Thur.–Sun., May 6–9 Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament—5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thur./Fri., and 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Sat./Sun. at […]