- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
- Education in Illinois making slow progress, according to report
- Illinois GOP Congressional delegation: Obama’s immigration plan undermines rule of law
- Suspect, 17, charged in Halloween hit-and-run in Roscoe
- Saint Anthony College of Nursing president to retire
- Man found guilty in deadly August 2013 crash at Mulford and Garrett Lane
- ‘The Price is Right Live!’ at Coronado March 1; tickets on sale Nov. 21
East Rotary awards $25,000
The Rockford East Rotary Club doled out more than $25,000 to local charities after completing its annual raffle fund-raiser. Representatives from recipient organizations received the donations at a special presentation, Tuesday, June 17, at the Clock Tower Resort in Rockford.
The benefiting organizations include Kids Around the World, Maya House, Rockford Regional Learning Academy, Girl ScoutsRock River Valley, Sarah Ingrassia Dictionary Fund, Lets Talk It Out, McBuddies School Supplies, Etiquette ProgramDistrict 205, Rock Valley College Scholarship, Rockford College Scholarship, Kids Alive and Gifts for Rotary Youth Leadership.
The Rockford East Rotary Club has grown to more than 80 members and meets every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Clock Tower. For membership information or to purchase raffle tickets, call Bill Mohr at 964-0995.