Rockford Education Foundation

One show offered million laughs in Rockford

January 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

MAYBE NEXT YEAR!—Those wishing to attend next year’s 15th annual benefit performance would be well-advised to purchase their tickets far in advance. by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Those hoping to score a pair of tickets at the box office window to last Saturday’s Second City 50th Anniversary Tour performance were sorely disappointed. Tickets for the traveling comedy [...]

News Bits — January 14, 2010

January 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

Reds to partner with REF for Second City event Reds on the River is kicking off the New Year by partnering with the Rockford Education Foundation (REF) to help raise money for educational opportunities for persons of all ages in Rockford. Reds will be donating 10 percent of food sales for guests who present their tickets or ticket stubs for The Second City spectacular to [...]

Letters to the Editor

December 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Crestwood kids explain grant Dear Editor, We are the Turquoise Team at Crestwood Elementary School that received the Rockford Education Foundation (REF) grant for the “skylights” that was written about in the REF article in November. We were so excited to see our grant written up for all of Rockford to read about. We would like to give you some additional details [...]

Letters to the Editor – December 10, 2009

December 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

Pool used by many for health Dear Editor, We have heard a rumor that the swimming pool housed at the Rockford Middle School is to be closed due to lack of funds. It is my understanding that this is a “community” pool, for which 1 mil was voted in by the public for maintenance of this pool. For health reasons a lot of us go twice a week or more fo water aerobics. We [...]

Chicago’s famed Second City comes to Rockford

October 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

On Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, Chicago’s legendary comedy theatre, The Second City, will appear at Rockford High School’s Fine Arts Center at 8:00 p.m. for the 14th annual Rockford Education Foundation (REF) benefit. This special performance will feature some of the best sketches, songs and improvisations from The Second City’s 50-year history. The Second City is truly [...]
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