The First Annual Father & Daughter Dance was held on February 6th at the Fairgrounds Community Center. The event was a great success for the families in the Fairgrounds community.

The Rockford Register Star was on scene and they have a comprehensive photo gallery that is available, just click the picture!


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Mariah Bowman, 3, gives her father Anthony Person a carnation during the inaugural Fairgrounds Father and Daughter dance on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the housing complex’s community center. SUNNY STRADER/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER/RRSTAR.COM

“So the thing is, just as a daughter needs her mother she needs her father as well,” said Spokeswoman Tikisha Ellis, ” but the children benefit the most. Because out of the childrens’ eyes they feel hope for their dad, the future for their father, and hope for their future as well.”

Check out the recap video!