Harvest Festival 2014 Sponsorships!

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Harvest Festival is fast approaching and we are still in need of volunteers and sponsors for this community event. The committee has two action-packed weekends planned for this family event, and the Chamber needs your help in making this a special event! For a better impact for the community, Harvest Festival is one weekend this year, taking place Sept. 26, 27 & 28. Some of the family-fun events featured will be the Chili Cook Off, Classic Car Show, Beer Tent, Music & Live Entertainment, Tractor Show, Tractor … [Read more...]

Art Van Sports Complex Opening in August

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The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is thrilled with the new addition of the Art Van Sports Complex to the Rockford landscape! Go here to learn all about this wonderful sports complex. … [Read more...]

Ramona’s Table Opening Aug. 1!

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The Chamber loves being part of Rockford - and welcoming all the exciting additions to the downtown area! Ramona's Table is getting very close to opening up their doors! They are going to be hosts of our Bi-Monthly Luncheon on August 4! To read more about this exciting new addition, go to http://www.rapidgrowthmedia.com/devnews/RamonasTable0403.aspx … [Read more...]

Welcome Bags Opportunity!

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One of the special benefits for Rockford Chamber of Commerce Members is our Welcome Bag Program! Members have the opportunity to add their marketing materials to 400 bags FREE of charge! The Welcome Bags are prepared and then handed to each new family that moves into the 99-square-mile area of Rockford - this includes the 49306 zip code! This is a great way to reach new members of the community before they have set up their buying habits! To read more about this special program, and to get specific details click … [Read more...]

Jeff Daniels Coming to Rockford!

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That is right, you are reading correctly! The famous Jeff Daniels - star of Dumb and Dumber and the as-yet-to-be-released Dumb and Dumber To - will be in Rockford, along with the Ben Daniels Band on Saturday, August 16th.   The performance will be featured at the Rockford High School Fine Arts Auditorium, 4100 Kroes St. Tickets are only $35 for reserved seating and the show begins at 8 p.m. Jeff Daniels was awarded an Emmy for The Newsroom and is well-known for his comedic movies. Seating is limited, so purchase … [Read more...]

Rockford Farm Market is back!

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The City of Rockford hosts the Farm Market from June through October on every Saturday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. This special market was voted as one of America’s best small-town Farm Markets! The open-air Farm Market features a wide variety of Michigan-grown goods throughout the summer and fall seasons. It is located in the Towers Parking Lot and features more than 50 booths. … [Read more...]

Rockford has the Blues!

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Every year the City of Rockford features the Rogue River Blues Series! This is an open-air FREE music concert that features the best of the Blues in the area. Bring your family, a blanket or lawn chair and your joy of music, sit on the grass along the picturesque Rogue River and enjoy a wonderful Tuesday evening. If you are feeling adventurous, you can join the other dancers and get out some pent up energy! Children love being able to run around and groove to the music! The event takes place from 7-9 p.m. in Garden Club … [Read more...]

Summer Sidewalk Sales

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The HEART of Rockford Business Association is gearing up for Summer Sidewalk Sales! The event takes place July 17-19 and features a huge variety of merchandise - all at fantastic prices! The merchants are clearing out their summer merchandise to make room for their fall lines so there are plenty of great deals - and you still have the rest of summer to enjoy your goodies! Everything will be out on the sidewalk starting Thursday, July 17 at 10 a.m. and runs until 5 p.m. on Saturday! Enjoy all the HOT deals! … [Read more...]

Download Start of Summer Brochure

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Click here for the 2014 Start of Summer Brochure. … [Read more...]

Start of Summer RESIDENT wristbands!

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Here is the information from our friends at Rockford City Hall: It's Start of Summer time in Rockford and that means Thursday night wristband tickets will soon be on sale for City of Rockford taxpayers. We'll start selling them on Wednesday at 10am till 5pm and again on Thursday from 10am till 5pm. Please bring your ID for proof of residence. Tickets are $10 for unlimited riding all Thursday night. We limit the sales to 6 tickets per household. Questions? Give us a call at 616 866 1537. Many thanks to the Rockford … [Read more...]