Comprenew adds new location

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COMPRENEW BRINGS ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT DISCOUNTS, RECYCLING, AND REPAIRS TO CORNER OF NORTHLAND AND PLAINFIELD  (RIBBON CUTTING BY ROCKFORD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND LIVE REMOTE BY WBCT-FM) Comprenew announced they will be opening a new discounted electronics store at 5157 Northland Dr. NE, Grand Rapids. The grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, October 4 from 10 am to 6 pm. The Comprenew store offers refurbished electronics, repairs, and will also accept donated electronics for recycling. During the grand … [Read more...]

Oct. Bi Monthly Luncheon at The Score

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The next Bi Monthly Luncheon is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 6 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. The Luncheon is at Chamber Member The Score, located at 5301 Northland Dr.  The staff are excited to share their restaurant - and delicious food - with the Rockford community! There are 3 presentation tables available for $50. Each sponsor of a table is provided lunch and is allowed a 5-minute presentation to the attendees. The tables are a great way for you to tell your company's story! Cost to attend this dynamic networking … [Read more...]

Rockford looks for Ninja Warriors

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Rockford Ninja Warrior and Rockford Public Schools have joined forces to “Developing Healthy Kids III.” The event takes place Friday, Oct. 10 & Saturday, Oct. 11 and takes place at the old Rockford Papermill land (future site of Bridgeway Community Church), 7734 Childsdale, NE. There is free parking and admission for the event. Registration for the event has been closed, but the public is invited to come out and watch the 180 competitors run the course and enjoy the family-fun events, such as a bounce house, rock … [Read more...]

Fowle Eyecare to host Nov. After Hours

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Fowle Eyecare Associates, PLC is inviting everyone to join them as they host the Chamber’s popular November Business After Hours from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3. The networking event is a special evening for the Rockford-area community and is a great way to learn about a chamber member’s successful business! Dr. Gary Fowle, and his friendly staff, are excited to share their beautiful facility and showcase their services and selection of frames for the 2-hour event. Fowle Eyecare Associates is conveniently located … [Read more...]

State of the Community Luncheon

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The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is proud to present the “State of the Community” as its December installment of its popular Bi-Monthly Luncheon Series. This special event is scheduled from noon until 2 p.m. on Monday, December 1 at Rockford High School, 4100 Kroes St., in the Media Center. The luncheon is open to the general public. The RCC has partnered with many entities to bring attendees an informative, comprehensive overview of many aspects of their community. Those attending can enjoy a lunch, network … [Read more...]

Enter the Harvest Fest Coloring Contest!

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Parents, gather your children around the kitchen table and have them display their talents at coloring and creativity by entering the Chamber's Harvest Festival Coloring Contest! There are three age groups and prizes for the top three entries in each category! Download rules. Download coloring contest picture. … [Read more...]

Stites Eye Care to host Sept. After Hours

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The staff at Stites Eye Care is inviting everyone to celebrate the end of summer with them – and the important milestone of 10 years in business! They will be hosting the Chamber’s popular September Business After Hours from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8 in celebration of a decade in business. The networking event is a special evening for the Rockford-area community and is a great way to learn about a chamber member’s successful business! Dr. Carl Stites, and his friendly staff, are excited to share their beautiful … [Read more...]

Chamber welcomes fall with Harvest Fest!

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Download brochure here. The warm days of summer are slowly giving way to the beauty of a Michigan autumn. The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is preparing to welcome the season with Harvest Fest 2014. The event takes place Friday, Sept. 26 – Sunday, Sept. 28 and is filled with family-fun activities that carry a fall theme. “Harvest Fest is an event where the business community really comes together,” said Linda Southwick, Executive Director of the RCC. “It is amazing how many sponsorships we receive supporting … [Read more...]

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 hosts FREE event!

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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! The championship-caliber Art Van Sports Complex officially opens to the public with a free, Michigan State University men’s baseball intersquad game at 1:30 p.m. at the Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation Championship Field on Sept. 13. A flagship project of the West Michigan Sports Commission, the Art Van Sports Complex is the first of its kind in West Michigan, featuring eight baseball and … [Read more...]