Start of summer sizzles with Rockford festival

The huge 200+ members of the combined Rockford schools marching band performs Rockford’s fight song to an appreciative Start of Summer parade audience.	Photo by CLIFF HILL

After some worrisome weather on Friday, June 11, the rest of Rockford’s Start of Summer Celebration took place under perfect sunny conditions. This year’s festivities included a giant cake in honor of the City’s 75th anniversary. It was made by Rockford Police Officer Jason Bradley’s mother, Denise. The cake was unveiled while the Scottville Clown […]