Heart of Rockford Awards Aug. 9

River District Association’s 20th Annual Heart of Rockford Awards & Dinner is set for 5 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Rockford Woman’s Club, 323 Park Ave.

Cost is $40 for River District members, $45 for non-members. Tickets can be ordered by phone to 964-6221, e-mail to Kim@RiverDistrict.com or in the office at 127 N. Wyman St., second floor.

The Heart of Rockford Awards have awarded 165 recipients over the past 19 years. This year’s nominees include the following:

Commitment by a Business—Charlotte’s Web for the Performing Arts; Runner’s Image Ltd.; Engine Studio, Inc.; SupplyCore; La Di Da; Midway Village & Museum Center—Sock Monkey Project; Hinshaw & Culbertson; Nicholson Hardware; Krypto Music Lounge; YMCA of Rock River Valley—ID Pennock Center.

Commitment by an Individual—Joe Marino; Steve Jaycox (Runner’s Image); Virginia (Ginny) Gregory.

Festival/Event—SwedishAmerican State Street Mile; Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks; 18th Annual Rockford Wheel-a-Thon.

Commercial Renovation—Fuzion Studios; Technical School of Medicine; The King’s Table Cafe & Catering; Transatlantic Connection.

New Business—Digits Professional Nail Care; Eclectic; La Di Da; The King’s Table Cafe & Catering; Transatlantic Connection; Brio Restaurant, Wine Bar and Patio; Technical School of Medicine.

Historic Preservation—Condos on Market.

Residential Renovation—Condos on Market.

From the Aug. 9-15, 2006, issue

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