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Turkey Dinner, SM & SF Club , November 6, 2010

PRESS RELEASE - Rockford, IL

The Women's Auxiliary of the SM and SF Club announces its annual Turkey Dinner, Saturday, November 6, 2010.

What: SM and SF Club Turkey Dinner
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2010
Time: 4 PM to 7 PM
Where: SMSF Club, 1010 Sandy Hollow Road, Rockford, IL, (815) 399-9471
Cost: $8 per adult, $4 children (3-10 years old)

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50's and 60's Sock Hop Milestone Benefit, October 9, 2010

PRESS RELEASE – Rockford, IL

The Rockford Harmony Club, in conjunction with Gotham City Band, announces a sock hop dance to benefit Milestone, Inc. (Milestone, Inc. offers programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities.)



What: Wheels and Chrome 50's and 60's Sock Hop Dance
Date: Saturday, October 9, 2010
Time: 11 AM to 4 PM
Where: The Rockford Harmony Club, 1104 15th Ave, Rockford, IL


There will be live music, raffles, food and drink. All proceeds go to Milestone, Inc.



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Swedish Pancake Breakfast September 26, 2010

PRESS RELEASE – Rockford, IL

The Lyran Club Ladies Auxiliary announces its monthly Swedish Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, September 26th.

What: Swedish Pancake Breakfast
Date: Sunday, September 26, 2010 (and usually the fourth Sunday of the month)
Time: 9 AM to Noon
Where: The Lyran Club, 1115 4th Ave, Rockford, IL 
Cost: $5 per adult, $3 per child under 10 years of age.

Breakfast includes all the Swedish Pancakes you can eat. Along with lingonberries, 2 sausage, orange juice, milk and coffee. New item! French Toast.


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We're Not Quite Ready Yet - Rolling Out in November

This site, Winnebago County News, is a labor of love. (It is also a work in progress.)

My goal is to promote our local weekly print newspapers, and radio and television media in Winnebago County. Why? I grew up delivering a wide-variety of daily and weekly newspapers.  I had newsprint on my hands every day going to grade school. In college I wrote for the college newspaper, and I helped revive our old college radio station. Later, I became a professional copywriter, and eventually came to support the technology used in the print and web publishing industries.
I eventually plan to post abstracts, one or two-line extracts, of local weekly newspaper articles to promote the weekly newspapers that do not have a web presence. I will need some volunteer help with that.
This site is designed to point you to local weekly newspapers and other news and event listing sources. If you find a news source like The Rock River Times through this site, read that paper regularly and never come …