Rockford Floor Covering takes top honors in national contest

Randy VanderWerp and Brian Tobey

Mohawk Industries and Dupont ran a sales promotion from June 15 to August 1, 2011—the challenge being to see how many yards of Mohawk carpet made with Dupont Smart Strand yarn could be sold. Over 3,000 salespeople nationwide entered the promotion. Of over 3,000, only 15 made the Elite category. Congratulations goes to Brian Tobey […]

Reading Rocks festival recognized by Governor Snyder

Representative Peter MacGregor presented Rockford Rotary Club a tribute from the State of Michigan, signed by Governor Snyder. Pictured (l-r) Sue Bodener, Pete MacGregor and KDL Director Lance Werner.

Governor Rick Snyder is a fan of Reading Rocks in Rockford, a Rockford Rotary festival, which just completed its second year. He sent an award of recognition for the reading festival, applauding the effort to promote literacy and the fun of reading in a day-long event with authors, celebrity readers, mascots, games, prizes, acting and […]

Be prepared for emergencies—American Red Cross observes National Preparedness Month

The American Red Cross is among a coalition of organizations encouraging Americans to observe the Eighth Annual National Preparedness Month this September by doing simple things that make a difference when every second counts. The Red Cross recommends three things most everyone can do to prepare for disasters or other emergencies: Get a kit. Make […]

Local photographer wins Reading Rocks big prize

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, Stacy!

Work underway, funding needed for pavilion remodel

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.

Building is at the heart of downtown  by BETH ALTENA Visit downtown Rockford any day of the week and you are likely to find people hanging out in the Rotary Pavilion, reading a book, eating or talking. On any given weekend in the summer—and sometimes in the winter—the building will be the site of an […]