News Bits — March 18, 2010

Pictured are (l–r) left to right  John O”Dowd (best chili), President Dianna Robach-VanAntwerp, and Chairperson Warren Sibilla. 

Rockford Lions hold first annual chili cook-off The Rockford Lions enjoyed a change of taste recently with their first-ever chili cook-off. The chili cook-off was held at the American Legion on Thursday, March 1.  It was open to other Lion clubs in our district and attendance was about 125 hungry Lions.   This fundraiser was a great success and a […]

News Bits — March 11, 2010

Applications available for Garden Club Scholarship The Rockford Garden Club 2010 Scholarship is available to high school seniors planning to study horticulture, landscape architecture, environmental sciences or related fields. It is a $500 scholarship that will be awarded to a student attending college in the fall of 2010. Applications are available at the Rockford High […]

News Bits — March 4, 2010

Free educational workshops to be offered at EXPO The Rockford Chamber of Commerce recently announced the presentation of 10 free educational workshops to be held at Rockford’s 6th Annual Community EXPO. Businesses with various backgrounds are excited to share their knowledge with the community. Topics range from Financial and Estate Planning, to Tax Developments, to […]

News Bits — February 25, 2010

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Aquinas College professor to receive award Susan Haworth-Hoeppner, Ph.D., director of the Aquinas College Jane Hibbard Idema Women’s Studies Center and Associate Professor of Sociology, has been selected to receive the 2009 Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award. Haworth-Hoeppner is being honored for her outstanding contributions to community service-learning and to Girls Empowering Together […]

News Bits — January 21, 2010

Hens, ice rink maybe coming soon to Rockford A local resident has asked the City of Rockford to revitalize ice skating in the old mill pond located off Rum Creek Trail between Monroe and Courtland streets in downtown Rockford. A City skating rink near the Community Cabin was closed last year due to repeated vandalism […]