Rockford Community Endowment

Cannon Fire Chief Harry Morris recognized by Endowment

May 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

Each year the Rockford Community Endowment recognizes a few special people for their life-long contribution to the community. This year’s inductees to the Peppler Park Recognition Plaza were all posthumous awards. Submitted by Cannon Township, this is the biography of Fire Chief Harry Morris, Jr. Life of Harry Morris Jr. Fire Chief Harry Morris, affectionately known as [...]

Three honored for life-long service

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s Recognition Plaza at Peppler Park is three names richer after a Community Endowment ceremony officially recognized three people of historic significance. Held indoors because of weather, representatives from the families of Edna Haner, Harry Morris Jr., and Glenn Rounds were on hand Tuesday, May 11 at Rockford City Hall. Each of the individuals chosen for [...]

Community Endowment connects present with historic figures

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Pictured (left to right); Mary, Rod, Neil and Clarence Blakeslee. This spring, The Rockford Squire reported that five historic people in the Rockford area were honored at Recognition Plaza at Peppler Park. The event is a newer tradition in its second year and organized by the Rockford Area Community Endowment (RACE). Each year, RACE will honor people from the City of [...]

Community Endowment connects present with historic figures

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

HISTORIC—Members of the Myers family on hand for the awards ceremony. This spring, The Rockford Squire reported that five historic people in the Rockford area were honored at Recognition Plaza at Peppler Park. The event is a newer tradition in its second year and organized by the Rockford Area Community Endowment (RACE). Each year, RACE will honor people from the City [...]

Community Recognition Award nominees sought

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Area Community Endowment is accepting nominations for its annual Community Recognition Award. The Community Recognition Award is given to an individual or community organization that has achieved significant accomplishment in their lifetime through career, community or personal success. Nominees must be or have been a resident of the Rockford Public School [...]