MARCH 13 — The Rockford chapter of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at the Riverside Park building every Thursday evening with weigh-in starting at 5:30 and meeting from 7 to 8. For more information, call Geneva at 763-477-6584.
MARCH 13 — The Rockford-Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, March 13, at (11:30 a.m. check-in, noon meeting) at the Wright-Hennepin Electric facility on 6800 Electric Dr. (behind the Rockford Mall). Meeting includes lunch. Call Joel Schmidt at 612-791-1404 or email [email protected]
MARCH 13 — Corcoran City Council will meet Thursday, March 13, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116.
Hamel VFW Fish Fry
MARCH 14 — The Hamel Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will offer fish fries to the public during Lent on March 14, 21 and 28 and April 4, 11 and 18 at the VFW clubhouse, 19020 Hamel Rd., Plymouth. Proceeds will benefit VFW service projects. For information, call the VFW at 763-478-2077 or e-mail Angela Winterhalter, [email protected] Fish Fry sponsor is the Hamel VFW Auxiliary.
Rockford-Greenfield Community Expo
MARCH 15 — The 12th annual Rockford-Greenfield Community Expo will be Saturday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the RCC. Interested vendors, service providers and community organizations can register online through the district website or by calling the community education office.
Wellness Van Health Screenings
MARCH 15 — On Saturday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Rockford Community Center (during the Rockford Business Expo) the Rockford Lions Club is sponsoring Wellness Van Health Screenings for blood pressure, cholestral, HDL and includes a glucose draw. No fasting required. The screening process takes approximately 20 minutes per participant.
Contact Lee Ashfield at 952-381-1722 with questions.
LCAA fundraiser breakfast
MARCH 16 — The Loretto Community Athletic Association will hold a fundraiser breakfasts from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Sunday, March 16 at Dobo’s Cafe and Bakeshop, 4425 Highway 55, Medina. Proceeds will support programs such as youth baseball.
MARCH 17 — The Rockford Lions meet monthly on the second and third Mondays, monthly, at 7 p.m. in the Lions Building at Riverside Park. Stop in and check out this fun and growing club. There are several events and service projects each year that provide opportunities to volunteer. Other club activities include dinner meetings, golf outings, Mystery Night and more. For more information call LeeAnn Bacon, Membership/Public Relations 612-790-2280, or go to website: www.TheRockfordLions.com
Rockford School Board
MARCH 17 — The Rockford Area School Board meets Wednesday, March 17, at 6:30 p.m. in the district boardroom located in the lower level of the middle school.
MARCH 17 — There will be a meeting on Monday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. at Riverwood Covenant Church in Greenfield to plan the May 18 service event. Please call Annette at 612-578-8884 to volunteer, or go to www.thousandhearts.weebly.com for more information. The group meets the third Monday of the month.
Medina City Council
MARCH 18 — The Medina City Council will meet Tuesday, March 18, at 7 p.m. at Medina City Hall, 2052 County Road 24. For agenda information, call 473-4643.
Delano City Council
MARCH 18 — The Delano City Council will meet Tuesday, March 18, at 7 p.m. at Delano City Hall, located at Bridge Avenue and Second Street.
Greenfield City Council
MARCH 18 — The Greenfield City Council will meet Tuesday, March 18, at 7 p.m. at 6390 Town Hall Drive.
Hamel VFW Fish Fry
MARCH 21 — The Hamel Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will offer fish fries to the public during Lent on March 21 and 28 and April 4, 11 and 18 at the VFW clubhouse, 19020 Hamel Rd., Plymouth. Proceeds will benefit VFW service projects. For information, call the VFW at 763-478-2077 or e-mail Angela Winterhalter, [email protected] Fish Fry sponsor is the Hamel VFW Auxiliary.
Girl Scout Story Time
MARCH 22 — Rockford Girl Scout Troop 13725 invites families to join them for crafts, activities, stories and songs on Saturday, March 22, 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the Rockford Public Library, 8220 Cedar St.
Independence City Council
MARCH 25 — The Independence City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at Independence City Hall, 1920 County Road 90. For agenda information call City Hall, 763-479-0527 or visit the city website at independence.govoffice.com.
Rockford City Council
MARCH 25 — The Rockford City Council meets Tuesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. at Rockford City Hall, 6031 Main St. For information, call 477-6565.
It’s Just Coffee
MARCH 25 — Come meet your neighbors, share a cup of coffee and talk. Bring a friend and join in the fun. It’s Just Coffee meets the last Tuesday of every month from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Your memories of Greenfield History are always welcome as this is also the home of The Greenfield Historical Society. Coffee and treats are provided; we request donations for coffee and supplies. Please note the change in location and time effective Tuesday, Nov. 26: Our Father’s Lutheran Church, 3903 Gilbert Ave. SE in Rockford.
Wow Van visit
MARCH 27 — The Wright County Wellness on Wheels (WOW) van will stop at BankWest in Rockford from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 27. WOW services include adult and child immunizations; health screening; blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol checks by appointment; pregnancy, health and wellness checks and child car seat checks by appointment. A variety of health information is available. For appointments or questions, call 763-682-7717. For immunizations, bring past immunization records to the van, if available.