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RRVBC Facing Blood Shortage - How You Can Save Rockford Lives
Want to know something incredible? In about one hour, you can help to save up to 3 lives.
Isn't that amazing? Here's how you do it.
Donate blood!
We were hanging out at Rock River Valley Blood Center the other week and we got to learn more about just how much they really need blood donor…
Downtown Rockford is Getting a New Burger Restaurant
It's burger time Rockford.
Looking for a new burger place to add to your local options? Well, downtown Rockford is about to be home to a new place to satisfy all your burger cravings.
Mr. Burger is opening in downtown Rockford. Mr...
20 Local Rockford Businesses to Shop at if You Win $10,000
Did you know you have the chance to win $10,000 on 97ZOK?
Here's the details on how you can win:

Download the FREE 97ZOK app to your Apple or Android device
With the app you can listen live anytime, anywhere
When you hear a codeword while listening live, you can enter the word right there on the app as …
VIDEO: Rockford’s The Office Nightclub Granted Funds by Barstool
2020 was a terrible year for the service industry. Life changed as we know it when it comes to bars and restaurants.
Locally, so many places have been affected, and even had to close their doors due to the pandemic. The Office Nightclub suffered greatly when the pandemic hit in 2020...
Volcano Falls Announces Their Opening Date For The 2021 Season
Spring is almost here, and that means we finally have nice enough weather to do things outside again!
Our favorite outdoor spots are going to open up for the season and we can finally enjoy some family time in the sunshine. One of our local favorites just announced their opening date for 2021...
Rockford Postal Shop Offers Free Lamination of COVID Vaccine Card
Have you gotten the COVID-19 vaccine yet? If you have, then you probably have that snazzy little vaccine card with your name and vaccine date on it. That card is going to become more and more important as time goes on this year. I have a feeling it will be like your driver's license or passport…
Candle Crest Created a Candle to Support Rockford City Market
Now more than ever it's important to shop local. Whether it's what you get for lunch, or where you shop for your holiday gifts, you should definitely check out all the local options we have in the 815. Another great thing that's happening locally is businesses supporting each other du…

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