- Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Retain County Clerk Margie Mullins
- Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Re-elect Jesse White
- Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Elect Sheila Simon as state comptroller
- Brad Roos to step down as Zion Development executive director
- Smash your pumpkin at Rockford’s Discovery Center Nov. 2
- Control the candy without limiting the Halloween fun
- RHS Ambassadors host Halloween party for hospitalized children
- Beware of the energy-sucking vampires in your home, ComEd warns
- Rockford Park District golf season begins to wrap up
- Two locals to be honored among state’s top college students
10 Mile Run for Habitat for Humanity
From press release
The 25th Annual Amy Johnson Classic 10 Mile and 5 K Runs will be held on Saturday, April 3, beginning from Harlem High School. All proceeds raised will benefit Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity. Organizers anticipate more than 300 runners will compete in both races.
The 10-mile race will begin at 8:30 a.m. from Harlem High School. The course will take runners along Willow Creek Path and into scenic and hilly Rock Cut State Park and back to the school. The 5-kilometer race will begin at 8:40 a.m. It is a flat and fast out-and-back course along the Willow Creek Path.
Participants can register for $22 in advance at www.rockfordhabitat.org or between 7 and 8 a.m. on race day in the Harlem High School gym. The entry fee is $30 with a discount for students after March 30. Any runner who sets a new course record will receive $250. See course records at www.rockfordhabitat.org.
Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity is celebrating more than 20 years of service in Rockford. RAHFH is a nonprofit organization that builds safe, affordable homes that are sold to qualified families for no-profit, zero interest loans. For more information, call (815) 636-4573 or visit www.rockfordhabitat.org.
From the March 24-30, 2010 issue