Smart Living Weekly – June 29, 2016

  Summerfield Zoo Welcomes Visitors Right in Our Region: Summerfield Zoo, 3088 Flora Road in Belvidere, has mostly bounced back from the tornado destruction it endured last year, thanks to…
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Smart Living Weekly – August 26, 2015

  Ethnic Festival in Midtown Aug. 30 Right in Our Region: Residents from all walks of life will come together to celebrate Rockford’s diverse communities, during the second annual Midtown…
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Smart Living Weekly – April 8, 2015

  ‘Many Faces, One Community’ Now Complete at Midway Village Museum Right in Our Region: The reasons for leaving their homelands were many: famine, war, poverty, birth order. (After all,…
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How We Transform Our Region from Within

The tides are changing in Rockford, and for the better. Learn how the Transform Rockford movement is inspiring a new approach to self-development that could make our region a Top 25 community.

Oakley Courts Assisted Living Community

3117 Kunkle Blvd., Freeport, Ill.
(815) 233-5129

Beloit Janesville Symphony Marks Diamond Jubilee

What began as a group of talented amateurs is today a fully professional orchestra, engaged with its community and focused on the future. Learn how its conductor — just the third in its history — is planning a gala season.

Upcoming Events at UW-Rock County Campus

FROM UW-ROCK COUNTY: JANESVILLE — Here are some of the events coming this winter and spring to the UW-Rock County college campus, 2909 Kellogg Ave., Janesville. Wednesday, January 30, 2013…
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RVC’s Starlight Theatre Opens in June

FROM ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE: ROCKFORD — Starlight Theatre’s 46th season will get under way on June 6, 2012 with the Starlight debut of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet…
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FHN Mentoring Program Receives Donation

FROM FHN, FREEPORT: FREEPORT — Big Brothers Big Sisters of NW Illinois, a program of FHN Family Counseling Center, announced today that they have been awarded a $5,000 grant from…
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Answering the Call to Service

Looking to grow membership, area service clubs continue to connect good people with good causes – and with each other.