Rockford mayor announces new group, golf outing to support Family Peace Center

Staff Report

ROCKFORD – Mayor Tom McNamara, on Thursday, announced the creation of a new group aimed at fighting domestic violence.

The group, “100 Men Who Give a Damn,” brings  together busy men in the community to make a difference without a huge time commitment. It meets four times a year to raise money for the Mayor’s Office of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Prevention’s Family Peace Center initiative.

Thursday, 100 Men Who Give a Damn Members Jeff Kellen and Rob Young helped announce an upcoming event–a Golf Outing at Mauh-Nah-Tee-See Country Club Monday, Sept. 9. 

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The outing is sponsored by Associated Bank, which is helping to cover costs so the participant fees will go directly to helping survivors of domestic violence.

At $100 per event, the group’s goal is to raise $40,000 per year.

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