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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Lloyd Johnston at email@example.com, Our office number is (815) 969 – 6033.
WILLOW GLEN FARM OPEN HOUSE
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Willow Glen Farm is again opening its farm to the public. Come on out and meet our herd of alpacas. Learn more about these inquisitive, unique animals. We'll have a variety of alpaca items for sale from socks to yarn to rugs! Plan on starting your holiday shopping!
No admission fee.
We're just a few minutes from Edwards Apple Orchard.
21000 Leroy Center Rd.
Capron, IL 61012
DIxon Habitat for Humanity Garage Sale
10 a.m. - 3p.m.
87 S. Hennepin
Join the Dixon Habitat for Humanity for their annual garage sale during Dixon's Scarecrow Festival on September 27th from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at 87 S. Hennepin. A variety of household and hardware items will be sold.
For more information, visit http://hfh-il-dixon.huterra.com
14th Annual SwedishAmerican Hospital Craft and Bake Sale
09/26/14 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and 09/27/14 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
1401 E. State Street, Rockford
Annual craft and bake sale featuring many crafters, vendors and baked goods. Admission to the event is free. Proceeds from the event will benefit United Way.
Mary Lynn 779.696.7181
Beckie Conti 779.696.7182
Michelle Moroney 779.696.7125
Easter Seals Walk With Me Rockford
7:30 am - 10:00 am
Aviators Stadium 4503 Interstate Blvd. Loves Park, IL 61111
Fundraiser for Easter Seals services in Rockford, IL. Individuals and teams can sign up for the Walk and 5K at: www.walkwithme.org/rockford Contact Cindy at 815-961-7840 for more information.