Chamber to host State of the Community Luncheon

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The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is proud to present its annual “State of the Community” Luncheon. The luncheon is part of the RCC’s popular Bi-Monthly Luncheon Series. This special event is scheduled from noon until 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 12 at Rockford High School, 4100 Kroes Street. The luncheon is open to the […]

Ceremony, open houses to kick off holiday season

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Photos by TOM SCOTT It is easy to recapture the magic of Christmases past when there is a perfect setting for it. Downtown Rockford—with its signature Currier and Ives beauty, friendly atmosphere and twinkling lights and red ribbons—is ready for another holiday season. There are plenty of activities planned for a kinder, more personal way […]

Chamber U class gives business professionals strategic advantage

SMARTER—Business people who took part in the Chamber U class, “Creating a Strategic Plan,” learn valuable skills from the free event. Chamber U classes are one of many ways the Rockford Chamber of Commerce helps its members succeed in business.

by BETH ALTENA Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) Executive Director Jeanne Gregory allowed her organization to serve as the example for a class on building a strategic business plan held Tuesday, Nov. 1 in the Rockford Public Schools administrative offices. The class was led by Lynda Nance of Nance Business Solutions. “Whatever is wrong with […]

VanEck Law to host Business After Hours

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The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is proud to present the November installment of its popular Business After Hours event. The event is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7 at VanEck Law, PC, 6739 Courtland Drive, Suite 102, Rockford. Todd Van Eck and his staff will be sharing their beautiful office facility […]

Harvest Fest coloring contest winners enjoy their prizes.

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  More than 50 children showed their incredible talent for The Rockford Squire newspaper’s coloring contest for Harvest Fest. The judges had a difficult time selecting the winners, because everyone did such a great job. However, after much discussion, the following claimed the prizes for the contest:   • ages 3-5: first place, Liliana Dunbar, […]