Third-grade student writes about Start of Summer Celebration

Evan Ubrainec

Evan Ubrainec, 8, wrote about Rockford’s Start of Summer Celebration for his third-grade assignment, “A Day at the Fair.” He is the son of Rachelle (Rossi) and Jeff Ubrainec of Canton, Mich., and grandson of Joe and Irene Rossi of Rockford.

Start of Summer – the magic continues!

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce and Start of Summer Celebration committee would like to again thank this great community, the businesses, and all the volunteers for their participation and support of the 41st Annual Start of Summer Celebration.  Even the unpredictable weather couldn’t deter our spirits! The RCC would like to sincerely thank the Start […]

SOS all it was promised to be in family fun

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FIRST YOU TOUCH YOUR TURTLE-Nick Heinen, 6, brought a turtle to the frog and turtle races, but wasn’t exactly ready to pick the turtle up. As a first step, he touches his turtle with one finger (and plenty of nervousness) while family friend Nicholas Brodowski, 13, holds the turtle for him          […]