Rotarians play in road with high school students

Rockford Rotarians were joined by Rockford High School volunteers as they cleaned up their designated stretch of Ten Mile Road on Thursday, April 14. Pictured are Rotarians Tom Visser and Ramona Hinton, the Rotary’s outbound German exchange student Jordan Kromer, Rotarian Rick Koryoto, and students Kadie Stuthard, Josh Bricker, Ariel Lincott, Katie VanCuren assistant principal of Rockford High School and Taylor Keller.

Rockford Rotary, D&W donate turkeys for holidays

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  For the second year, Rockford Rotary Club and D&W Fresh Market have teamed up for a tasty and timely donation to families in need. Rotary donated $1,500 from the service organization’s budget and D&W offered a great price to provide 140 turkeys to North Kent Community Services (NKCS), a faith-based organization serving over 10,000 […]

Specialist Durant visits Bishop Hills

Specialist David Durant visited the residents of Bishop Hills Friday, July 2, to thank them for the shipments of cookies and the morale boost for their troops. He took the time to answer questions and share his experience in Iraq.

 

Reading Festival promises fun Saturday

THE THINGS YOU HAVE TO DO AS MAYOR—Include dressing silly to promote the town’s newest festival, Reading Rocks in Rockford. Mayor Chi Chi Rogers reads with Rockford Rotary president Ramona Hinton. As part of Hinton’s presidency, she came up with this new festival to promote literacy in an active, hands-on way.

Rockford is a town of many talents and a town of many exciting summmer events. This Saturday, August 29, Rockford Rotary combines the two in the newest annual event: Reading Rocks in Rockford. Reading will be anything but a sedate, solitary pursuit this weekend with active and hands-on activities with a reading theme. Rockford Rotary […]