ROCKFORD AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS & UPDATE

This ball is a true collector’s item.  It is included among many other autographed items and more in our online auction that can be seen right now at www.1800lastbid.com.

By TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society 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 auction will be […]

Showers participates in University of Evansville Freshman service project

Showers

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

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 […]

Scouts honor flag on 9-11 anniversary

Scouts of Pack 3226 from Meadow Ridge Elementary participate in the Scout Salute at Gerald R. Ford Museum.

RHS senior story one of work, reward

Volunteers from Bridgeway Community Church, including RHS senior Taylor Buskard, built ten homes in Guatemala this summer.

by TAYLOR BUSKARD 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, trying to find the right dress […]