- 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
Sounds Of Good News celebrates Memorial Day
– Carl and Dianna Cole offer two CDs: Mothers of the Cross and My Buddy
Carl and Dianna Cole of Sounds Of Good News Productions are celebrating Memorial Day with two new CDs: Mothers of the Cross (A “Gospel Favorites” Musical Tribute to “Women Christian Soldiers”) and My Buddy (a “Jazz Favorites” album in tribute to “Maestro” Bill Doll and “Chicago Legend” Julian Swain).
CDs are available in Rockford at SwedishAmerican’s Jenny’s Gift Shops and in Freeport at Twice as Nice Consignments. A special online deal is waiting for Internet shoppers. Proceeds will benefit the “Young Eagles Success” (YES) Club Character Development & Excellence Program for kids as well as Mother’s Touch Ministries (a community outreach initiative of “Wisdom And You” Enterprises). For more information, call Dianna Cole at (815) 519-7071, e-mail: MsCSOGN@aol.com or visit www.soundsofgoodnews.com.
From the May 18-24, 2011 issue