Category Archives: Blog

29 Mar
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Dorothy “Kammie” Kamenshek

Dorothy Kamenshek is often called the best female baseball player ever playing first base and at bat. At only 17, when Chicago Cubs owner Philip K. Wrigley founded the All-American Girls Professional League in 1943 because, most of the Men’s ...

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28 Mar
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Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker was much more than a successful performer; she was a WWll spy and activist. Baker was one of the most successful French performers at the time. She used her fame and talents to help and support the greater ...

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26 Mar
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Juliette “Daisy” Low

Juliette “Daisy” Low designed an organization for young girls to grow and develop their leadership skills, known as Girl Scouts of the USA. She gathered 18 girls from her hometown in Savannah Georgia with plans for a new outdoors learning ...

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20 Mar
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Harriet Tubman- One of Maryland’s Most Famous Daughters

Harriet Tubman was born into slavery in Maryland in the year of 1820 and her early life was filled with hardships. Her brothers were moved to distant plantations and separated from her family at a young age. Physical violence was ...

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19 Mar
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Edith Lee Payne – A moment in time, a moment in history

Edith Lee Payne – A moment in time, a moment in history In the year of 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his now famous “I Have A Dream” speech. 12-year-old Edith Lee Payne was in attendance, standing near ...

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18 Mar
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Dr. Mildred Freburg Berry

March is Women’s History Month, to celebrate the history of amazing women we recognize Dr. Mildred Berry, known as a “pioneer in language disorders in children.” Berry was also the second woman to receive a PH.D in speech pathology and she even ...

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18 Mar
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Protecting You and Your Family

Protecting You and Your Family There aren’t many ways to keep Bed Bugs away from you and your home. Bed Bugs really don’t care what kind of person you are, what type of home you have, or even how they ...

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15 Mar
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Using Nontoxic Methods to Take Action Against the Epidemic

Using Nontoxic Methods to Take Action Against the Epidemic Once Bed Bugs have infiltrated a home, they are difficult to get control of and require a team of people to eradicate the situation. “The closely monitored, even distribution of heat ...

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15 Mar
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Exceeding the standard of treatment for the past 10 years

Exceeding the standard of treatment for the past 10 years Knowledge and empowerment are a few of the RHA’s most formidable weapons. RHA educates all new residents in the Resident Orientation every month and has provided Bed Bug guideline awareness ...

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14 Mar
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Together We Can, Together We Will

Together We Can, Together We Will “The Rockford Housing Authority believes in a collaborative strategy for this bed bug problem. This Reflects a broad-based consensus of our community partners and stakeholders to provide ‘the Highest Best Good’ for all residents ...

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