- Boys’ basketball holiday tournament tips off tonight
- Ribbon-cutting for Children’s Holiday Shoppe Nov. 26; shop is open Nov. 29-Dec. 21
- Rockford Rescue Mission invites community to Thanksgiving banquet Nov. 26
- Rockton’s new business district welcomes family owned Dr. Detail U.S. Cellular
- 2014 Illinois Emerging Writers Competition winners named
- Open house for new library executive director tonight
- 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
Rockton teen hosts free concert to help fight hunger Aug. 3
Online Staff Report
ROCKTON, Ill. — Rockton teen-ager Danielle Juhre is hosting her Second Annual Windsor Auto Sales Music Night with all proceeds going to the Rock River Valley Food Pantry. The event will be at Sinnissippi Band Shell beginning at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 3.
Juhre has asked Southern Charm, one of Rockford’s high-energy country bands, to join her with Rockford pop/funk band Common Ground.
Admission is free. Windsor Auto Sales team members will be selling refreshments and $2 “Race for Hunger” wristbands that allow anyone $2 off Windsor Auto Night at the Rockford Speedway Aug. 25, Nick’s Beatin N’ Bangin Boat Race.
Juhre is 18 years old and just graduated from Rockton Hononegah High School. She will be selling her latest CD, The Best of Me. Half of the money raised from the CD will go to the Food Pantry, which serves more than 7,000 Rockford families each month.
Southern Charm takes the stage at 6:30 p.m., Juhre at 8 p.m. and Common Ground at 8:30 p.m.
Last year, the entire Race for Hunger events hosted by Windsor Auto Sales raised $12,300, and they hope to do more this year.
Windsor Auto Sales is on the corner of Windsor and Alpine in Loves Park, Ill. For more information, call (815) 877-4450 or visit WindsorAutoInc.com.
Posted Aug. 1, 2012