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Chamber to host State of the Community Luncheon

December 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

Pete MacGregor Debbie Stebenow Roger Morgan Carl Stites Michael Schible Michael Young 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 [...]

Local restaurant and sports bar offers flavors straight from Italy

October 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

Uccello brothers expanding new business by BETH ALTENA Dan and David Uccello are co-owners of Florentine Pizzeria and Sports Bar in Belmont. David and Daniel Uccello, ages 20 and 25, were confident the location at 1259 Post Drive was a winner for their new restaurant and sports bar, and after four months of success and even expanding the business, their confidence has [...]

Rockford athlete chosen for state’s Olympic Development Team

September 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

James "Isaac" Nelson James “Isaac” Nelson, of Rockford, was chosen to be a member of the Olympic Development Program (ODP) soccer team for the state of Michigan. ODP is the program from which our Olympic Team is chosen. They pick a team at each age group and eventually, through much development, select the national team to represent our country in the [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

September 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

Should nonprofits participate in political campaigns, lobbying? Last week, I discussed the advantages of a nonprofit, charitable organization qualifying for 501(c)(3) status. There are specific activities, however, such as political and lobbying, in which these qualifying organizations should be very careful if they choose to participate. The penalty for participation [...]