Rockford Quick Lube

Rockford Quick Lube brings “Gusher” to town

November 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

By CLIFF AND NANCY HILL It’s not heavy, it’s my “Gusher” – Under Sculptor Steve Anderson’s (left) direction the Rockford Quick Lube crew carries Rockford’s newest sculpture to its newly designated oil field. Photo by CLIFF HILL Last Wednesday morning, we awoke with a taste for a Peppermill Grill omelette. So, off we headed to the popular downtown Rockford [...]

Jumpers enjoy refreshing dip for Sweetheart Splash

February 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

This entrant in Sweetheart Splash took a spin while jumping in. Rockford photographer Michelle Wise pledged her love to her Lord before a graceful jump into the Rogue. A daring duo from Great Clips finds the icy temperature of the Rogue River refreshing. Algoma Dive team keeps polar plungers safe each year at Rockford’s Sweetheart Splash. Pink didn’t make it pretty [...]

Crowds Pitch In for MC Dousing

February 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

Gene Parker takes plunge for $1,035 No good deed goes unpunished and for annual Splash announcer and radio personality Gene Parker, the saying was certainly true Saturday. Parker, who kindly donates his time and talent to many Rockford events, was cheerfully doing a great job Saturday during the 14th annual Sweetheart Splash at the Rockford dam when Rotarian Rick Ehinger [...]