10 Reasons Rockford is a Top Place to Play

One of Transform Rockford’s goals is to promote healthy lifestyles and create recreation assets that receive national acclaim. In fact, several of our favorite destinations have already received national attention. Here are 10 reasons we’re already excellent.

Annual Guide to Schools

Education is the foundation of a prosperous region, and lucky for us, area schools are laying the groundwork for tomorrow’s workforce, today.

How Independent Businesses are Transforming Rockford

Locally owned businesses are the anchors of our communities and some of the most dedicated leaders of positive transformations. Meet five business owners who are making a difference.

Regional Museums Guide

Our region’s many top-notch museums are stimulating our imaginations and enriching our understanding of science, art, local history and more. Find a few great museums to explore.

New Projects Ignite a Local Recovery

Signs of an economic recovery are popping up around our region, in what promises to be a good year for growth opportunities. Learn what projects are underway in five area communities.

Smart Living Weekly – April 15, 2015

  ‘Unforgettable Art’ is a Night to Remember Right in Our Region: When memory fades and life becomes more difficult for those with Alzheimer’s Disease and their families, the Alzheimer’s…
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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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Smart Living Weekly – April 1, 2015

  Lots Going On at Rare & Beautiful Klehm Arboretum Right in Our Region: Where can you find a natural area unlike any other in the U.S.? At remarkable Klehm…
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Smart Living Weekly – March 4, 2015

  Sock Monkey Madness 2015 Right in Our Region: Among its many claims to fame, Rockford is home to the sock monkey, made from the red-heeled “Rockford,” the most popular…
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Smart Living Weekly – February 25, 2015

  First Sign of Spring: Rockford Home Show Right in Our Region: Ah, spring, when a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. In the Midwest, spring is…
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