16th Annual Neighborhood Clean up Day

a Huge THANK YOU to everyone who came out to help us pick up trash along Keith Creek, East State Street, Dahlquist Park, and the tree line behind the old strip mall/Magna shopping center.  We had 19 volunteers, who picked up about 30 bags of trash including a laundry basket, a couple small tables and a flower pot.  It warms my heart that most of you stayed even though it rained off and on. The new breakfast cookie provided by Mary’s Market Cafe & Bakery was delicious and the fruit provided b
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CurbFest! Virtually a Great Success!

We had 25 Miracle Mile area businesses participate by giving us either a video and/or photos of their store/business/salon and we featured them one-by-one (posting every 3 – 5 minutes) during our event, which was on Facebook May 15th.  There were also fun Rfd Trivia questions for entertainment value.Miracle Mile purchased gift certificates from each business and created 10 Miracle Mile Shopping Experience packages that attendees of the event could win by Liking, Commenting, and/or Sharing pos
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CurbFest! a Virtual Shopping Experience!

Join us on Friday, May 15th from 6p – 8p for an online shopping experience along the Miracle Mile!Pick up supper curbside, from your favorite Miracle Mile restaurant, and watch from home as we explore Miracle Mile businesses, take virtual shop tours, meet store owners and go shopping (online). Find a list of participating businesses on our Event page.Join in anytime between 6 – 8pm. Win Miracle Mile Shopping Experience packages throughout the n
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RLDC at May 18th Meeting

Are you planning on any major purchases or investments to your business in 2020?  John Phelps, Executive Director of Rockford Local Development Corp, will be our March speaker.  Come learn about various loans available including micro loans and SBA loans.  John will also be accompanied by a business banker from Illinois Bank & Trust. Information on our 16th Annual Neighborhood Clean up day will also be available.  The meeting is at Don Carter Lanes, 4007 E State St at 8am in the Veterans Ro
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Former Magna Grocery building update

Mayor Tom McNamara shared awesome news with us that the city has acquired the property and is now in control of its destiny.  They plan to seek a developer or possibly demolish the building to make it more attractive for future development.  You can read the full story published in the Rockford Register Star HERE.  This is wonderful news for our business district as this property has been a blight and vacant for over 20 years!  Thank you to the Mayor and his team for their efforts to make th
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January 15th Meeting

Have you heard about Rockford Promise? This is another organization that adds great value to Rockford. Come learn about what this organization does, who it benefits and how you can help. Did you know they need mentors? What does that mean? The meeting will be held at Don Carter Lanes in the Veterans room on Weds, January 15th at 8am. Enter through the arcade room or the far west door.
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