“There’s a unique Rockford job available” – 1983


Source:  Rockford Register Star July 23, 1983

Phantom Regiment…Marches to Win at Home

buglerPhantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps performed before 5400 at Boylan High School Friday to win first place in the Show of Shows.  Visiting marching units included Spirit of Atlanta; Sun Coast Sound of Tampa, FL; Crossmen of Philadelphis; 27th Lancers of Revere, MA; Cavaliers of Rosemont, IL; Bridgemen of Batonne, NJ; Sky Ryders of Hutchinson, KS.

Rockford Morning Star, 08/04/1984

Excelsior Award

Excelsior Award honors an organization or institution whose work has a positive impact on the Rock River Valley

2001 Award: La Voz Latina

2000 Award: Rosecrance Health Network

1999 Award: Janet Wattles Center

1998 Award: Center for Sight and Hearing Impaired

1997 Award: RAMP

1996 Award: Hunger Connection

1995 Award: Rockford Rescue Mission

1994 Award: Visiting Nurses Association

1993 Award: Opportunities Industrialization Center

1992 Award: Milestone, Inc

1991 Award: St. Elizabeth Center

1990 Award: Zion Development Corp.

1989 Award: Northern Illinois Hospice Association

1988 Award: Junior League of Rockford

1987 Award: Family Advocate

1986 Award: Contact of Rockford

1985 Award: Crusader Clinic

1984 Award: Phantom Regiment

1983 Award: Children’s Development Center

1982 Award: Rockford Area Crime Stoppers

1981 Award:  Goldie Floberg Center For Children

1980 Award: Rockford YMCA

1979 Award: Illinois Growth Enterprises


Source:  Rockford Register Star, 11/28/2001

Beattie Is… Festival – 1986

Beattie Is…

Arts festival

“Beattie Is… Begins Thursday”

About 1,000 volunteers help with the booths

Some of the musical activities include Mike Williamson’s “Let It Be”, the Phantom Regiment and Cadets, the Moonlight Jazz Orchestra, and The Men Of Our Times.

Beattie  Is... Festival

Source: Rockford Register Star 06/03/1986