2014 NAACP Freedom Fund Awards Dinner
Each year our NAACP branch publicly recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that strive to make our society better. On Saturday, September 27, 2014, the “2014 NAACP Freedom Fund Awards Dinner” is scheduled at the Radisson Hotel & Convention Center - 200 South Bell School Road - Rockford, IL 61108 is our venue. From 6:00 pm-10:00 pm, the program includes dinner, the annual awards presentations, and we are pleased and proud to announce that Dr. Michael L. Lomax, president of the United Negro College Fund is our featured speaker at this year’s event. Along with recognition of the 50th anniversary of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act, the theme of this year’s event is “All In for Freedom and Justice.” Individual seats are $50.00 and $400.00 reserves a full table of 8.
For more information contact Dr. Sterling E. Blackmon at email@example.com or Lloyd Johnston at firstname.lastname@example.org, Our office number is (815) 969 – 6033.
Twilight in the Garden
5:00pm - 10:00pm
Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 2715 S. Main St. Rockford, IL 61102
Twilight in the Garden is an opportunity for Rockford to celebrate great local foods and wonderful wines while supporting the programs, gardens, collections and educational opportunities that make Klehm Arboretum a cornerstone of Stateline gardening culture. Enjoy an upscale yet relaxed evening in Klehm’s unique gardens with a five-course gourmet meal and wine pairings.
The chef and sommelier will introduce each course, explaining where the locally-sourced ingredients came from, how they were prepared and how the wine complements the dish. Join us for a truly unique farm-to-table experience that will help Klehm remain a vibrant and essential part of the Rockford community for years to come. Music by The After 5 Jazz Trio. More info: http://www.klehm.org/2014/09/twilight
St. Augustine Annual Fall Festival & Buffet Dinner
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
St. Augustine Catholic Church
280 Haberdale Dr. Footville
St. Augustine Catholic Church will be celebrating their Annual Fall Festival and beff and ham Buffet Dinner on Sunday September 7, 2014 from 1:00 a.m - 2:30 p.m.
Included in the day's activities will be children's games, cake walk, homemade candy and bake sale. Also arts and crafts afghan and quilt raffle and a 50/50 raffle.
MELD on the Rock
Prairie Street Brew House, 200 Prairie St, Rockford, IL
MELD ON THE ROCK is a fun evening to dine on the Rock with MELD and listen to some great music by MEN OF OUR TIMES. Evening also includes 50/50 Cash Raffle and a Chance to win a “ROCK and Setting” of donated by Mincemoyer Jewelry.
Cost is $15 a person or table of 8 for $120 purchased in advance. Cost
at the door is $20 a person.
Prime sponsors of the event are Mincemoyer Jewelry, Stillman Bank,
5th 3rd Bank, SwedishAmerican Health System and Meridian.
All proceeds from the “MELD ON THE ROCK” will benefit MELD programs including the MELD Young Moms and Dads Parenting and Support Groups, and the MELD Homeless Shelter and Transitional Living Program for young families in our community.
Purchase tickets at Mincemoyer Jewlery, all Stllman Banks,
all 5th 3rd Banks, online at www.rockfordmeld.org or at the MELD
office – 3703 N. Main Street.
For more information call MELD at 815-633-6353 x10