September 9 2010

Art, music, nature at Art in the Park

September 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

Take the opportunity to enjoy one of Rockford’s last summer festivals before the three weekends of Harvest Festival kick off the fall. On Saturday, September 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Rockford Area Arts Commission will be hosting its annual juried art sale and exhibition in Garden Club Park.   ART, MUSIC, NATURE—All here for you at Garden Club Park in downtown [...]

Wolverine tannery demolition underway

September 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

Company offers reassurance on safety precautions Readers have continued to express concerns over the safety of the demolition of the 100-plus year-old tannery in downtown Rockford. The Squire contacted Wolverine and asked that some of the concerns be addressed again. The following are points of the work plan prepared by Pitch Inc. and comments from Wolverine regarding [...]

Lucky reader wins Kindle at Reading Rocks festival

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When the Rockford Rotary Club called Char Bouwkamp at D&W Fresh Market to ask if D&W would be involved in the annual reading festival, Reading Rocks in Rockford, Char responded, “Absolutely!” D&W Foods provided a Kindle Electronic Reader to be used for a drawing at Krause Memorial Library on the day of the festival. “The Kindle drawing raised a lot of [...]

New store offers locally-made gifts, candy bouquets

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Karen’s Candy and Gifts owner Karen Elliott is thrilled with her shop location at 8450 Algoma Avenue NE, Suite C near Little Sack Grocery off Ten Mile Road. She is also happy to open a shop that offers a unique product—candy and silk floral bouquets—and locally-crafted items for gifts or home. Her store opened on August 2, but they are celebrating a grand opening [...]

Second-grader donates hair to Locks of Love

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Rebecca Loker, 7, a second-grader at Roguewood Elementary School, is in the Spanish Immersion program. She has a very big heart and decided to donate her hair to a sick little girl who did not have hair. Loker had her hair cut at Design 1 on Plainfield and donated nine inches to Locks of [...]
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