Rotary Duck Race

Chamber hosts annual Start of Summer Celebration

June 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

This year’s weather brings new meaning to the acronym “SOS,” the international distress signal used by ships. However, Rockford is planning on using it in two ways. In the past the initials have been used to identify the Rockford Chamber of Commerce’s (RCC) Start of Summer Celebration. The double meaning is handy this year, however, as the community calls for [...]

The youngest Rotary Duck Race saleswoman

June 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

The annual Start of Summer Duck Race is just around the corner and Rotarians are ready and willing to sell you your chance to win the grand prize of $500 and two other wins of $250 each. New Duck Race Chair Erik Luxhoj came up with the brilliant idea of borrowing the cutest neighbor kid around and had her sell the tickets door to door (with supervision). If you see [...]