Rockford Rotary Club

Local photographer wins Reading Rocks big prize

September 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

Nature photographer and Squire web guru Stacy Niedzwiecki was the winner of the big drawing at Reading Rocks in Rockford festival, in its second year. Rockford Rotary Club’s festival, designed to promote reading, included a drawing for a big prize basket, which contained a Kindle reading device and other reading-related goodies. Congratulations, [...]

Work underway, funding needed for pavilion remodel

September 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

Building is at the heart of downtown  by BETH ALTENA Staff of Nugent Builders, including past Rockford Rotary President Rick Schroeder, begin work on a remodel of the Rotary Pavilion in downtown Rockford. Sponsorships to the project are still available. To find out more call Rick at Nugent at (616) 866-7663. Visit downtown Rockford any day of the week and you are likely [...]

Patent attorney offers advice about keeping ‘secret sauce’

August 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

Inventors need more than good idea  by BETH ALTENA Dan Girdwood of the Grand Rapids Inventors Network speaks before Rockford Rotarians earlier this year. He explained the differences between patents, trademarks and copyrights and what potential inventors should consider before trying to make money with an idea or invention. Dan Girdwood, Grand Rapids patent attorney, was [...]


July 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

Rockford Rotary, Rockford schools celebrate reading  by DR. RYAN KELLEY Assistant Superintendent of Instruction Rockford Public Schools Dr. Ryan Kelley An important skill to develop at an early age is reading, as it is the foundation for all future learning. There is truth in the saying, “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” Recognizing this, the Rockford Rotary Club [...]

STRIVE scholarships announced

June 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

Candy Landioni and Pat Schaub with their STRIVE students. Rockford Rotary Club and Rockford High School are proud to announce this year’s recipients of the STRIVE scholarship. Angelina Lipzinski and Alicia Walter are seen here with their mentors, Candy Lancioni and Pat Schaub. Rockford Rotary awarded each graduating senior with a $1,200 scholarship for their college. To [...]
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