Author Archives: RHA

19 Oct
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Commitments Award Recognizes Bridge Rockford Alliance for Engaging All Voices

October 19, 2016 Commitments Award Recognizes Bridge Rockford Alliance for Engaging All Voices Bridge Rockford Alliance  of Rockford, Illinois, to receive the 2016 Alliance Commitments Award for Engaging All Voices at the 2016 Alliance National Conference in LA. Bridge Rockford ...

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10 Oct
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Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship program

ADME Applications are open! Are you an entrepreneur in Chicago, Rockford or Peoria with a business idea you are passionate about? We invite you to apply to be a member of the first ADME cohort. The Advancing the Development of ...

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10 Oct
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2016 Outstanding Service to the Agency Award winner Carandus Brown

The Outstanding Service to the Agency Award – goes to an individual who exhibiting exceptional service to RHA, its mission and its goals. In 2015 Sharon Masso won the award. This year’s recipient gives of himself in many ways, including ...

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06 Oct
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The 2016 George Poole Award for Resident Advancement

The George Poole Award for Resident Advancement goes to an individual who exhibits an undying passion for, advocacy of and interest in the advancement of RHA residents. 2015 was the first year for this award however, the recipient’s family was ...

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05 Oct
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The 2016 New Mix Champion Award goes to Pablo Korona.

New Mix Champion Award recognizes an artisan who follows in the legacy of Jim Julin, exhibiting skill, craftsmanship, leadership, caring and mentorship. The 2016 winner, exhibited these traits as he helped RHA residents learn videography and photography under the MakeMoving ...

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04 Oct
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The 2016 Sustainable Partner Award goes to Chuck Doyle

The Sustainable Partner Award recognizes an agency or individual that drives RHA to make the most of local resources through exceptional dedication and leadership. This year’s winner brings us inside of Team RHA to an individual who has been with ...

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03 Oct
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RMAP Human Services Transportation Plan Survey

The Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning (RMAP) is seeking public participation and comment in the form of a digital Transit User Survey that will be used for updating the Coordinated Public Transit Human Services Transportation Plan (HSTP). The HSTP is ...

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03 Oct
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The 2016 Good Neighbor Award goes to – Mary Jo Powers, a caring and compassionate neighbor

The Good Neighbor Award recognizes and individual or agency going above and beyond the normal efforts to improve a neighborhood, engage residents and build unity. Last year in the midst of an emotionally charged battle on housing, a resident of ...

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30 Sep
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The 2016 Jane Addams Peace Award goes to Samuel K. Sarpiya

The Jane Addams Peace Award goes to an individual or agency who strives to live in the legacy of Jane Addams; exhibiting a passionate commitment to developing and restoring peace and advocating for the oppressed. The Center for Nonviolence and ...

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29 Sep
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Hoop houses help Blackhawk Courts farming initiative

By Kayli Plotner, RRStar Staff Writer Thursday, September 29, 2016 More Time To Grow Hoop houses help Blackhawk Courts farming initiative Rockford – Three years ago Ken Yatte Moore was unemployed and rarely ate vegetables, but a community garden helped ...

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