Rockford Education Foundation

Keep your laughter local

January 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Laugh out loud tune-up to be held at Corner Bar by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Let’s embrace the “think local” attitude here. Instead of taking our monies outside of the Rockford community to attend “LaughFest” in Grand Rapids in March, why not support the good works of the Rockford Education Foundation (REF) and laugh your sides out right here at home in the cozy [...]

REF returns Second City for encore performances

November 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Keep Your Laughter Local  by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL (l to r) Peggy Keane, Administrative Aide, and Sue Arend, REF Administrator, “laugh out loud” just thinking about the hilarity that Second City will be bringing to Rockford during their two January, 2012 REF benefit performances. When Chicago’s legendary comedy troupe, The Second City, last appeared in Rockford in [...]

Local business sponsors holiday program that gives back to community

November 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Reds on the River partners with area nonprofits with gifts ‘that keep on giving’  When the hustle and bustle of the holidays has passed and families turn their attention to the New Year, one local company will deliver gifts “that keep on giving” through six local charities. Reds on the River in Rockford has partnered with the following organizations and will [...]

REF awards grants totaling more than $36,000

October 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

A grant from the Rockford Education Foundation enables students from River Valley Academy and Rockford preschoolers to work together on a composting project for the Rockford Community Gardens. The collaboration between the two schools’ students will continue as both will fill the bins while learning about composting. A total of 51 grants supporting educational [...]
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