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Reading Rocks ready to promote value of reading

This year’s Reading Rocks in Rockford is sure to be a hit for everyone in the family. The literacy festival enters its fourth year and has matured into a blockbuster event that highlights what building blocks reading provides toward every … Continue reading

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Reading Rocks receives national recognition at Library of Congress

The Reading Rocks in Rockford reading festival is just entering its fourth year, but this toddler has already gained many accolades for helping spread the message of how important reading is. The Rockford Rotary Club, Rockford Public Schools and the … Continue reading

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Big Daddy Duck Race to pick up pace for summer reading

Rockford Rotary Club has provided scholarship funding for the Rockford Public Schools (RPS) Summer Reading Program for several years. Last year, the funds raised fell short of the increased need. “Reading is critical for success in school and life,” said … Continue reading

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Annual duck race takes on giant new twist

No holds barred in Big Daddy Duck Race by BETH ALTENA There is something really big in this tub and it can be yours for just $100. Well, not this one, but one just like it. Rodd Blakeslee of Blakeslee … Continue reading

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Rockford Rotary earns literacy Golden Apple Award

The Kent Reading Council, in association with Michigan Reading Association, recently awarded the Golden Apple Award to the Rockford Rotary Club for its avid support of literacy in their community. The Rockford Rotary has supported the district with summer school … Continue reading

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