Remedies Eighth Annual Ball Nov. 16 at Radisson in Rockford

Staff Report

Rockford’s Remedies Renewing Lives will host approximately 225 guests at the Remedies Eighth Annual Ball from 6 to 11 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, 200 S. Bell School Road, Rockford.

The evening includes a reception and dinner, and features guest speaker Judge Joseph Bruce, Rockford’s award-winning Clutch Cargo Band, as well as live and silent auctions. Eric Wilson of WREX will emcee the evening’s festivities, and Mike Robinson will act as auctioneer. All profits from the event support Remedies programs and services in Winnebago and Boone counties.

Reservations for the Remedies Ball are $90 per person or $670 for a table of eight and can be confirmed by contacting Janet Johnson at or (815) 966-1285, or by visiting the agency’s website at

Remedies offers one of the largest domestic violence and homeless programs in Illinois, and the only domestic violence shelter and program serving Winnebago and Boone counties. The agency provides multiple services, including emergency shelter, a 24-hour help or crisis line (815-962-6102), counseling, legal advocacy, children’s services and professional training.

From the Nov. 6-12, 2013, issue

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