All posts tagged "This week in the times"

  • This week in The Times: Jennifer Alvarado

    Vitals: Jennifer Alvarado, 20, is a senior at Rock Valley College studying art. Alvarado is a native of Belvidere and enjoys painting, reading and spending time with her family. 1. If you could speak with any elected...

    • Posted November 3, 2010
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  • This week in The Times: Week of Oct. 20-26, 2010

    AMCORE Foundation recently announced the donation of $50,000 to the United Way for early childhood education initiatives. The grant will fund a pilot project that will focus on one-on-one personal visits conducted by Parent Educators with families,...

    • Posted October 20, 2010
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  • Community news and notes: Week of Oct. 13-19, 2010

    Richard Weigle, certified insurance counselor for Ferguson Financial Group in Pecatonica, Ill., was honored for his ongoing dedication to education and his commitment to excellence in the insurance profession. The society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) recently...

    • Posted October 13, 2010
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  • This week in The Times: Steve Bennett

    Vitals: Steve Bennett, 61, is originally from Bakersfield, Calif., but moved to Rockford in the late 1970s. Currently, Bennett is a retired machinist who now enjoys taking care of his lawn, fishing and watching football. 1. If...

    • Posted September 29, 2010
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  • This week in The Times: Erik Stephens

    Vitals: Erik Stephens, 26, is a Rockford native who graduated from Guilford High School. After graduating, he attended various trade schools where he earned certification in auto repair. Stephens is a professional auto mechanic. In his spare...

    • Posted September 15, 2010
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  • This week in The Times: Amy Spires

    Vitals: Amy Spires, 32, is a lifelong resident of Rockton. Spires is employed as a sales consultant for TDS Metrocom. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison with a bachelor’s degree in management. In her...

    • Posted September 8, 2010
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  • This week in The Times: Kaylie-Lynn Kurtzweg

    Vitals: Kaylie-Lynn Kurtzweg, 8, is a third-grade student at Ralston Elementary School. Recently, she learned that “Joker,” a Rockford Park District Police Department K-9, was diagnosed with Type B Lymphoma cancer. Since then, Kaylie-Lynn has spent the...

    • Posted August 25, 2010
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  • This week in The Times: Mike Cooksey

    Vitals: Mike Cooksey, 21, was born and raised in Rockford. Cooksey recently graduated from YouthBuild Rockford’s Fast-Track Construction Arts program. In his spare time, Cooksey enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his family and friends. 1....

    • Posted August 18, 2010
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  • This week in The Times: Jim Heavlin

    Vitals: Jim Heavlin, 52, is originally from Gwinnett, Ga. He has lived in DeKalb, Ill., for the past 15 years after moving to Tennessee, Iowa and other stops in between. Currently, Heavlin is unemployed, but spent most...

    • Posted August 11, 2010
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  • This week in The Times: Lauretta Smuck

    Vitals: Lauretta Smuck is a lifelong Rockford resident. She is co-owner of SWANK Boutique & Gallery, 218-1/2 E. State. St., and also works as a business development specialist for Southern Imperial, Inc. Smuck is a graduate of...

    • Posted August 4, 2010
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