Business leaders recognized at Chamber dinner

Jeanne Gregory, executive Director of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, presents the Business of Distinction Award in Community Service to Beth Altena, Editor of the Rockford Squire newspaper.

Keynote speaker describes huge growth opportunities in store for Rockford Photos by TOM SCOTT The cost of the “Taste of Rockford” buffet at the annual Rockford Chamber of Commerce ceremony was likely the best dining deal members’ have ever experienced. The evening’s entertainment, included election of board members, an awards ceremony recognizing Business of Distinction […]

Rockford football season rushes up—Chain Crew returns

Many thanks to the members of the Ram Chain Crew. Dan Cleveland served 38 years, Bob English 15 years, Mark Bivins 9 years, Kurt Beyer 3 years and Thom Arends 17 years.

All the comforts of Rockford in Utah!

SV-Arends

For the first time in 25 years, Thom Arends decided to close his “tonsorial parlor” (make that barbershop now days) during Christmas week to take a family vacation. He and his wife Sue planned to spend the holidays with extended family and friends in Sandy, Utah. When Arends asked the members of the three families […]

Rockford East Business Association revitalized

REBA (Rockford East Business Association) is revitalized” says Thom Arends of Thom’s Hair Design. “We will meet at 8:00 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at D&W. We invite area businesses to join us.”  New officers are President Char Bouwkamp of D&W, Secretary Kathy Perez of United Bank, and Treasurer Jane House of Comerica […]