All posts tagged "Featured"

  • RU Performing Arts students, from left: Owen Thomas (Hampton, N.H.), Madison Tankersley (Flowery Branch, Ga.), Zachary Pletcher (Highland Village, Texas), and Katherine Searcy (Jennison, Mich.). (Photo provided)
    Rockford University to stage ‘Babes in Arms’ Nov. 20-23

    Staff Report Rockford University’s Performing Arts Department will stage the 1937 classic musical Babes in Arms, running Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 20-23, at Maddox Theatre. The show is known for its exceptional score and number of well-known standards, like...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Thanksgiving
    Mayor’s Interfaith Thanksgiving Service Nov. 23

    Staff Report Rockford Interfaith Council will present the 25th Annual Mayor’s Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23, at Fisher Memorial Chapel on the campus of Rockford University, 5050 E. State St., Rockford. Harlan Johnson...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Helping-Hands-Pantry
    Fund-raiser for Helping Hands Pantry Nov. 22 at Forest Hills Lodge

    By Gloria Gregory Community Outreach Facilitator, Helping Hands Pantry The Helping Hands Pantry will be having its annual Pasta Ball Fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 22, at Forest Hills Lodge, 1601 W. Lane Road, Machesney Park, Illinois. This is...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Walk
    Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis in Rockford Nov. 22

    Staff Report The Jingle Bell Run/Walk — the annual holiday-themed fund-raising event to fight and cure arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability — will be at Rockford Park District’s Indoor Sportscore Complex (ISC) at 8 a.m.,...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Prison-Terminal
    ‘Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall’ to be screened Nov. 20

    Staff Report Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall will be the subject of a film viewing and discussion from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20, at the University of Illinois College of Medicine...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • National-Rural-Health-Day
    National Rural Health Day Nov. 20

    Staff Report The National Center for Rural Health Professions (NCRHP) at the University of Illinois Rockford campus will join the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and other state/national rural stakeholders in celebrating National...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Quit-Smoking
    Great American Smokeout Nov. 20

    Staff Report CHICAGO — Thursday, Nov. 20, the American Cancer Society encourages smokers to participate in The Great American Smokeout, a day designated to kick the habit. Smokers across the nation are encouraged to use that day...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Swedish-American-Hospital
    SwedishAmerican Center for Mental Health’s use of soothing rooms gains national recognition

    Online Staff Report The use of restraints is traumatic for psychiatric patients, nurses and staff, and can create risks for physical harm when used improperly. With a goal of calming “escalating” or upset patients while reducing restraint...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • AirFest-2015
    Blue Angels to visit RFD in preparation for AirFest 2015

    Online Staff Report Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) will welcome and meet with two members of the Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, as part of the standard AirFest pre-season visit. The Blue Angels will...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Family-Reading-Night
    Family Reading Night Nov. 20

    Online Staff Report Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White (D) is encouraging families in Illinois to read together this Thursday, Nov. 20, for the annual Family Reading Night. This year’s theme is “Reading Rocks!”...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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