- Northern Illinois to get $8.3 million for state construction projects
- Tree-lighting festival kicks off holiday season in Machesney Park
- Roscoe Boy Scout Troop’s tree stand at new location
- Tips for selecting safe toys for kids this holiday season
- Prayer service for World AIDS Day Nov. 30
- Food Bank joins national #GivingTuesday movement
- Lee Hamilton: What lies ahead for Congress
- Rockford Public Schools faces $8.8 deficit, board OKs flat tax, HR chief
- Literary Hook: A holiday tradition: ‘This Thanksgiving, Remember’
- Cold snap does not negate global warming
Grandparents Day Banquet Sept. 13
From press release
Laclede’s Heart Ministries presents a Grandparents Day Banquet Sunday, Sept. 13, at Radisson Hotel & Convention Center, 200 S. Bell School Road, Rockford. The event is expected to attract more than 300 people.
The annual Grandparents Day Banquet will feature a gourmet four-course meal, live entertainment and an awards ceremony with special guest speaker. Live performers include Harlan Jefferson, Carl and Dianna Cole, Prophetic Praise Team, R&B singer Victoria, and a special solo performance from Stephanie Goldsmith (winner of Gospel Idol).
For more information, visit www.grandparentsdayrockford.com or call (815) 243-3073.
From the September 9-15, 2009 issue