Our April Lunch and Learn will be presented by Francisca Amador of Blackhawk Bank, Beloit, WI. The presentation will be on Credit Scores, Budgeting and Retirement.
Francisca Amador has a wealth of knowledge on these topics and many years experience in the banking and financial planning industry. She will be speaking on how credit scores affect
The Rockton River Market is excited to announce it has been approved by the Illinois Agricultural Department for its Illinois Fresh program to sell Illinois products. For more info about Illinois Fresh, visit: IL Ag, Illinois Fresh The market has also been listed on the Local Harvest community website which also supports locally grown produce
is the founder of Breathing Space, an organization that provides personal coaching, team retreats, and leadership consulting. She is also the Director of Development at Carpenter’s Place, a Rockford non-profit that provides the tools to rebuild the lives of the homeless. She has worked in both non-profit and pastoral roles for twenty years, including
Join us in watching Laura becomes Mary Todd Lincoln and how she has researched history to become the character.
Local Actress Laura Keyes explains the difficulties and Rewards of becoming a historical figure. Through her program she discusses how she started in this hobby and how effective portrayal of a historical figures can impact teaching others
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History of RoRo Expo:
In 1992, under a different name and smaller in size, the early beginnings of RoRo Expo began. The name “RoRo” came to be in 1996, as a spinoff of BOCO, which stands for the Boone County Expo. The original idea for RoRo was to have an
The Rcokton Chamber of Commerce swore in the newly elected and re-elected Officers and Directors. Rockton Mayor Dale Adams officiated the installation of those elected and gave his congratulations to the officers and directors, and said he hopes the Chamber continues to grow.
The new Officers are (from left to right): Ryan Rydell, Director; Dennis
A Note from the President
By: Dennis McCorkle
I would like to begin by saying Thank You to our former Executive Director, Laura Baker, for all the wonderful things she did for the Chamber 2.0 initiative, and wish her luck in her new position.
At the Rockton Chamber we are moving ahead and looking for ways to continue serving the
Typically my blog posts have had a lesson I’ve learned during the week, or some sort of positive undertone. This week’s blog does not have either. I’ve been stressed out this past week—and it hasn’t helped that one of my favorite summer veggies is ready right now—and I can usually enjoy its fresh taste for
At this point, I’m finding it can be so easy to sit back and relax…put on cruise control….and forget my goals. That’s right—cruise control. I’m talking about the moment when I start focusing on something else, become a slacker, and forget everything that motivates me. I’ve felt that way—admittedly the last two weeks despite huge weight loss
Before starting this blog series, I really wasn’t sure how I was ever going to be able to lose weight. I’d tried so many times in the past….and I wouldn’t last longer than two weeks. Something would come up—and I’d be back to my old eating habits. It’s now been two months—and I can’t believe