Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Boosters Needed

This small town has no school, no library, no Senior Citizen's center, no movie house, roller rink, skating rink, no grocery, clothing, or hardware stores; not even a pharmacy or medical clinic. The only Quick Stop closed it's doors last year, although the Exxon gas pumps still operate by card. The only public transportation is a flag-stop for a bus that goes to a Casino, eight miles away, over in Idaho.

But it has a big heart, lots of youngsters, lots of seniors, and a few hundred families whose breasdwinners drive 30-60 miles one way to work, except when winter blizzards close roads.

Rockford Community Center's dream is to have a building to provide opportunities to all ages, and especially access to computer classes in addition to whatever classes various groups want.

RCC may have an opportunity to acquire a building from Freeman School District in the near future, when it's no longer need for a temporary classroom while a new elementary school is under construction.

If you'd like to help this small close-knit community in the Palouse farming region south of Spokane, WA, you can participate in a current fund raiser here, http://www.flowerpowerfundraising.com/campaign?campaign_id=6928.

RCC Fundraiser Goal: $1,000
Fundraiser End Date: 04/29/2011

RCC email contact: rockfordcommunitycenter@gmail.com

Learn more about the community and area:
S.E. Spokane County Community Fair, http://www.sespokanecountyfair.org/
Rockford, WA, http://rockfordwa.com/pages/common/index.html
Rockford Lion's Club, http://rockfordlions.org/

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