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ROCKFORD AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS & UPDATE

September 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

By TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Terry Konkle Photo by Cliff Hill Lots of questions have been asked by people interested in our upcoming fundraising auction. Most of this column will give answers to a lot of the inquiries, but if readers need clarification or more information, please call 1-616-866-0530. Let’s start by explaining that the [...]

Showers participates in University of Evansville Freshman service project

September 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

The University of Evansville (UE) is proud to announce that Shain Showers of Belmont participated in the Freshman Service Project on Monday, August 20. The project sent new UE students to 20 locations throughout Evansville, Ind., including parks, community centers, and other nonprofit organizations, to perform tasks ranging from painting to cleaning to landscaping. The [...]

Save seeds and plant a native prarie

September 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

The September meeting of the Rockford Garden Club, free and open to the public, will meet Tuesday, September 25 at 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, Community Room, 159 Maple, in downtown Rockford. Ruth Oldenburg, an Advanced Master Gardener and Master Naturalist will speak on how to collect and save seeds from your garden and how to plant and maintain a native [...]

RHS senior story one of work, reward

September 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

by TAYLOR BUSKARD Volunteers from Bridgeway Community Church, including RHS senior Taylor Buskard, built ten homes in Guatemala this summer. For most high school students, senior year is a year to remember: A time for friends, and a time for relaxing. It is the time to go fishing, and the time to stay out late. Many look back on their senior year with memories of parties, [...]
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