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Harvest Fest 2022

Harvest Fest 2022

Join us for the Annual Harvest Fest in Rockford full of Fall family activities including a classic car show, hay rides, entertainment, food and craft vendors, and more! Save the dates: September 23 - 25, 2022 in Downtown Rockford! CRAFTERS AREA IS FULL FOR THIS YEAR'S...

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Summer Movies on the Rogue

Summer Movies on the Rogue

Join us for an outdoor movie on the Green Space! August 10th will show the original Pirates of the Caribbean and August 17th will show Guardians of the Galaxy. We will also have local businesses there with fun family activities for you to enjoy before the movie! 6pm -...

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Start of Summer Celebration 2022

Start of Summer Celebration 2022

Rockford's 53rd Annual Start of Summer Celebration! Rockford's Annual Start of Summer Celebration will be held in Downtown Rockford June 9-12, 2022 with all the favorites including the carnival, parade, crafters, food vendors, children's activities, beer tents, live...

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Scholarships

2022 Scholarship Winners

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) wants to promote education in the local area. Each year the chamber offers area students the opportunity to vie for a scholarship to further their education, this year the RCC will award 4 – $1,500.00 scholarships. The scholarship awards may be used for public, private or community colleges, universities and specialized schools or trades programs directly following the student’s graduation from high school.

To apply for the scholarship a student must do the following:

  • Complete the RCC Scholarship Application Form.
  • A letter of reference from a high school administrator, coach, teacher, instructor, or Rockford Chamber of Commerce member. This is limited to a one page, typed double-spaced and must be signed by the referring individual.
  • A response to the essay theme:
Essay Theme: The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution are two remarkable and enduring documents which gave reasons and provided the framework for our present form of society and government. They have served us well since being written by our Founding Fathers. Our country today, however, is more fragmented and divided than at any time since the Civil War. There are seemingly insurmountable issues ranging from personal civil rights, group civil rights, immigration, the economy to the political. You are about to move into the era of your life that will stamp you as part of that generation that will be looking for solutions to the nation’s problems and will be contemplating how those changes can be made. Both of those will be influenced by being a present member of the Rockford community. Question: Please discuss one problem that you see we are struggling with in society today and a potential solution to that problem using your personal Rockford Community experience to help us understand the problem and solution.

Applicants may download the application below. After completing the above, please send to: Linda Southwick, Executive Director, 17 S Monroe Street, Rockford, MI 49341, or to: execdir@rockfordmichamber.com.  Completed applications and essays must be received at the Chamber Office no later than midnight Friday, February 4, 2022.

The RCC Scholarship winners will be notified by March 4, 2022.  A certificate will be presented to the winner by a member of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce board at their high school honors convocation (if appropriate). Winner’s will also be announced at the 17th Annual Rockford Community EXPO, March 19, 2022, and will be invited to accept the award on stage.

 

SCHOLARSHIP CLOSED FOR 2022

Chamber Member Job Openings

These are the open positions that have been submitted by Chamber businesses. Please review the information for criteria, contact information, and further details.

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Dr. Heather J. Cadorette Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

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