RAM (Rockford Area Museum) artifact #2 ‘The story of the newspapers dress

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Three girls entered a contest to celebrate the Rockford Register’s 100th birthday during the Start of Summer Celebration in 1971. Marcia Jo Bunn Brewer made a newspaper dress pattern from the Rockford Register and won the contest. Her prize was a telephone given by Michigan Bell. Marcia graduated from Rockford High School in 1973 and […]

ROCKFORD REGISTER — December 23, 2010

Thursday, Dec. 23 Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Meetings held every second and fourth Thursday of each month.  Tuesday, Dec. 28 Country Music—9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at Rockford Ambulance Community Center, corner of 10 Mile Road and […]

Rockford Register — February 11, 2010

Thursday, February 11 Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Our district governor will be visiting this meeting. For more information, contact Dianna Van Antwerp at (616) 866-1760. Meetings held every second and fourth Thursday of each month. Friday–Saturday, February 12–13 Adult […]

Rockford Register – September 17, 2009

Thursday, Sept. 17 “Apprentice for Life” Lecture Series—1 p.m. at Plainfield Senior Center. Floyd Havemeier, owner of Herman’s Boy, will give a coffee lesson on what makes a good cup of coffee and where coffee comes from. Dessert will be served. Cost is $2 per guest. For reservations and bus pick-up times/locations, call Marcia at […]

Rockford Register – September 3, 2009

Thursday, September 3 What Don’t You Know About Rockford?—7 p.m. at Rockford Community Cabin. The monthly Rockford Area Historical Society meeting is open to the public. Find out what Bobbi Schirado discovered while putting together “Images of America—Rockford,” a pictorial history book, available at the Rockford Historical Museum for $21.99. Saturday, September 5 Rockford Farm […]