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     Our club received a grant from the district to purchase books for 2nd graders that we read with in our Rockford Reads program.  Due to COVID and not being able to be in the schools, we decided to distribute the books to each of the 2nd and 3rd grade teachers in RPS 205.  The book is “What Do You Do With an Idea?” which introduces the concept of ideas and having the courage to implement them.  We had volunteers visit each of the grade schools to distribute these books on March 16.  The books were received by teachers and principals, and even students at one school.  The teachers were excited about receiving these.  We have received several thank you notes from the schools since then.  
 
     Kudos to our volunteers who visited the schools:  Becky Rundquist and Linda Niemiec, Mary Ann Norwood and Tom Clabough, Katrina Olson, Jessica Story, Jim Nelson and Patty Bigger, Sheryl Thorgeson and her husband Paul, and Kathy Kwiat-Hess and her husband, Bob.
 
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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Rockford

Rockford

Service above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Memorial Hall
211 N. Main St.
Rockford, IL 61101
United States of America
 
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Meeting Invocators
May 20, 2021
Kwiat-Hess, Kathy
 
May 27, 2021
Gibby, Alan
 
June 3, 2021
Donnelly, Mike
 
June 10, 2021
Rundquist, Becky
 
June 17, 2021
Griffis, Rani
 
June 24, 2021
Cadigan, Elise
 
 
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