Top Rockford News for February 14th, 2013

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Entertainment

Rockford’s Rick Nielsen on American Pickers: Rick Nielsen from Rockford’s own Cheap Trick will make an appearance on American Pickers March 11th.

Business & Government

Rockford New Car Dealers Association gives $10,000 to charity

Arts & Culture

32nd Annual RAMM Scholars Banquet: Local area African-American high school seniors will be awarded scholarships due to exceptional leadership and academic success.

TEDxRockford coming to NIU Rockford Center: On February 28th, TEDxRockford will return at the NIU Rockford Center to showcase TED talks recorded in Long Beach, California. Apparently these presentations won’;t be posted until March, so this is an opportunity to get ahead while you can.

Education

Rock Valley Hosts Career Night: February 19th, 2013 will see a college career night at the Rock Valley College main campus and will focus on the “Engineering in the Aerospace Industry”. This event will also feature a paper airplane contest…NEAT!

Rock Valley College announces finalists from WYCE 2013: The 2013 Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering compeition features scholars from our own area.

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