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11 Nov
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With Respect, Honor and Gratitude

Today, in honor of Veteran’s Day, it is imperative we reflect on and give thanks for the men and woman who gave of their time to serve our country. We give added thanks to the families of those who paid ...

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11 Nov
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Special Thanks to Rockford Housing Authority Commissioner Jerry Lumpkins

Special Thanks to Rockford Housing Authority Commissioner Jerry Lumpkins Jerry Lumpkins, was raised in Rockford and is an Auburn High School graduate (Class of 89). He received his Bachelor of Science degrees of Political Science and History from Rockford University ...

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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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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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27 Sep
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Rockford Housing Authority Third Annual Community Celebration Thank You

“There are days in our careers when we feel the weight of our work and then there are days when, in spite of the weight amazing things happen! Days where love, appreciation and humanity come together and you realize those ...

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19 Aug
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The Warrior’s Way

The Rockford Housing Authority believes in continuing education, training, and leadership development for its employees. This on-going education provides an opportunity for everyone to improve their skills, grow intellectually and become better – not only at their jobs, but as ...

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