Village race raises two grand for NKCS

Mike Jonkman (left), 56, and his son Kenzie (middle), 17, a senior at Rockford High School, and Sean Hogan (right), 15, a Rockford High School sophomore, are all smiles after completing Monday’s Duathlon in Cannonsburg. They take a break on Cannonsburg Road before heading to the refreshment tent.

by JOHN HOGAN Sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 80s provided ideal conditions for nearly 150 participants in the second annual Honey Creek Duathlon held Monday in downtown Cannonsburg. Racers covered more than 18 miles on bike and on foot, and then returned to Honey Creek Inn for an afternoon of food, drink and […]

Public invited to duathlon, village celebration

Don Kurylowicz (left), organizer of the second annual Honey Creek Duathlon, and Sean Hogan (right), 15, of Rockford pass Ralph the Moose in downtown Cannonsburg while training for the September 3 duathlon.

A “labor lf love’’ takes place in the Village of Cannonsburg September 3 with the second annual Honey Creek Duathlon charity event. If you can ride a bike, walk or run, you can participate in the Labor Day event, which benefits North Kent Community Services and The Kids’ Food Basket. A duathlon is an athletic […]

Backpacks, supplies needed for local school children

North Kent Community Services (NKCS) is preparing for the new school year, and hope to distribute 500 new backpacks with school supplies to children in grades K-12, whose families cannot afford to purchase them. They are asking you to help by donating new backpacks and school supplies by August 15. Backpacks are the greatest need; […]

NKCS schedules Business After Hours event

The staff and director of North Kent Community Services (NKCS) are preparing for the Rockford Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours event. This fun networking event is scheduled for Monday, July 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and is meant to showcase the host business and educate others on the various services the organization provides. […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Donations make huge impact on those in need Dear friends at The Rockford Squire, Thank you for your wonderful donation of Easter baskets and goodies to fill them. We are hoping to make and distribute 500 Easter baskets for the children of our families. With your help, we will be able to bring a smile […]