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Rockford: A Region of Doers!

Friday, January 2, 2015 1:00 PM by Andrea Cook

As we turn over a new year in the Rockford Region it seems fitting that we reminisce about the many

Illinois' Newest Museum

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 10:50 AM by Elizabeth Miller

Have you heard? Illinois has a new museum opening...and it's right here in Rockford! The Laurent

How to Make a Sock Monkey

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 10:37 AM by Elizabeth Miller

I mentioned in my last blog post about how I was going to make a sock monkey (read it here)...and

Rockford Goes Bananas

Thursday, February 20, 2014 11:08 AM by Elizabeth Miller

sock monkey blog

Everyone seems to have an item from their childhood they carry with them to their adult life. My

A Real. Original. Local Eatery

Friday, January 31, 2014 5:43 PM by Andrea Cook

A little known fact about me is that I love learning about anything history-related. I'm not a

Ghosts in Rockford?!

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 10:09 AM by Elizabeth Miller

haunted bus tour 3

During our weekly podcast radio show last week, one of the guests was Kathi Kresol from Haunted

Showcasing Rockford

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 5:00 PM by Elizabeth Miller

TMS tour 1Last week was a busy one here at the CVB! We helped host the 2013 Travel Media Showcase conference

Have You Been in the 1800s Lately?

Monday, August 12, 2013 3:57 PM by Chelsea Dolan

Sitting here at my desk, I'm trying to snap out of vacation mode. I was lucky enough to escape to

Jane Goes to Japan!

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 2:56 PM by Elizabeth Miller

Jane has gone international!

The juvenile T. rex at Burpee Museum is on her way to Japan today to

Rockford's Awesomeness, One Stop at a Time

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 12:49 PM by Chelsea Dolan

Here at the CVB, a day in the life of an intern is hardly ever "typical." But when a day at work