Location: Rockford University, Burpee Student Center
5050 E State St, Rockford, Illinois 61108
FREE admission includes an opportunity for kids to participate in various activities and for families to learn more about services specifically designed for the education, recreation, & wellness of kids around the Rockford area.
We’ll be giving away prizes all day, including a getaway to a WI Dells waterpark! Come for raffles, games, a fire truck, and LOTS of FUN!
Event will be held at Regents Hall inside the Rockford University Student Center.
A couple of local promotions: 2 different local promotions going on!
Kelvin LaClarence Tatum said he would give free haircuts to the public on December 24th, if people stopped the gun violence from now until the 23rd. That is located at Betties Barber and Braiding at 2411 N Court st in Rockford
Deon Freeman is promoting a $1.79 a gallon of gas at the Citgo at 4315 Auburn st in Rockford, from 5 PM until 7:30 PM
Rockford Scanner.Rockford’s Leading Online News Site!
Santa and Mrs. Claus and two of their elves made a early Christmas visit to RFD today via a non-stop flight on UPS Airlines from the North Pole. They delivered gifts to approx 100 children as part of the Annual RFD/Toys For Tots Santa Flight. Other sponsors included The USMC Reserve, UPS and UPS Airlines, the Rockford Police Dept, The RFD Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Dept and OSF Aviation.
RS fan Crystal sent us the following video and information.
Her husband and her rescued some baby ducks from the drainage ditch near the Target on 173 yesterday. After rescuing the baby ducks, the Winnebago County Sheriff office arrived on scene and transported the baby ducks to their mother.
She sent us the following: “My husband and I crawled down in the sewer at the Target on 173 in Machesney Park and rescued baby ducks! We saw a duck frantically running around and we got out and heard the little chirps down in the sewer! My girls were so proud of us! Some of the shoppers thought we were committing a crime and next thing we knew the Winnebago Sheriffs were watching us as we climbed out of the sewer. We explained and showed them the ducks we put in a box that we rescued. The Sheriffs helped us locate the Mama duck and reunite the little adorable duck family!”
If you fly your quad-copter (AKA: Drones) I would love to see those videos! Note: Just be sure to call the RFD tower to request flight clearance if you are within 5 miles of the airport. They do grant clearance all the time to quad-copter pilots. The RFD tower number is: 815-484-5312