This section is intended to present information on matters which affect the residents of Churchill's Grove, including neighborhood association events and initiatives, as well as community-wide events which may be of interest to Grove residents. 

If you would like to have something considered for inclusion as an Announcement here, please send an e-mail with your request to* 

*Please note that Churchill's Grove, Inc. reserves the right not to publish any proposed announcement it deems unsuitable, in the sole and exclusive discretion of the presiding officer of Churchill's Grove, Inc.

Annual Luminaria Display is Sat., Dec. 11, 2021

posted Nov 16, 2021, 7:27 PM by Web Master

Here is the annual reminder that the Churchill's Grove Luminaria display will be the evening of Sat., Dec. 11.  
So collect your paper sacks and sand and candles and get ready to join your neighbors for another tremendous holiday display!


posted Nov 16, 2021, 7:21 PM by Web Master

Who is ready for a delicious buffet meal and fellowship with friends and neighbors? Please consider joining us for the 2021 Holiday buffet at the Rockford Country Club on Sunday, December 5th.

The evening will begin with a social hour at 5:00 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 6:00 p.m. The buffet includes several entrees, that include a prime rib carving station. There are cooked vegetables, salads, soups, and bread. A dessert table is available with yummy treats. Coffee, tea, and soft drinks are complimentary. There is a cash bar for wine, beer, and cocktails.

The cost of the buffet is $22.00 per person for current Churchill’s Grove members. Non-members and guests pay $32.00 per person. The charges cover the tax and tip. 

Reservations are required for this social event. Payment must be received by Wednesday, December 1st. We are required to give a firm headcount to the event planner at RCC. Unfortunately, there can’t be any exceptions for reservations.  Your reservation serves as a receipt for your dinner.

Payment may be by check payable to Churchill’s Grove Inc or Paypal

Please mail your checks to Carolyn Cadigan at 1940 Harlem Blvd. If you wish to use Paypal, it may be done through

Any questions please contact Deanna at 815 962 3768 or email at

I am looking forward to this social event as a start to the holiday season.

Zoom Meeting of the Neighborhood Association - Wed., Apr. 21, 2021

posted Apr 17, 2021, 8:56 AM by Web Master

Hi All! 

 In trying to get back to some normalcy, we are going to try a neighborhood meeting via Zoom.  

If you have not yet received an invitation and would like one, please contact with your email address. 

The meeting will begin promptly at 7pm and last no more than an hour and a half.  Hoping for more like an hour! 

If you have not done one of these meetings before, you will need to download the Zoom app onto your computer, tablet or phone.  You will need a camera and speaker on that device as well.  We will ask that your mute your speaker and unmute when you would like to speak. 

Thanks in advance and I will see you all next week!

Garage Sale postponed

posted Mar 25, 2021, 6:46 PM by Web Master

Once again, the Annual Churchill's Grove Garage Sale has been postpone in light of current health conditions and continuing guidance from public health authorities.  The Association is hoping to be able to schedule a date in September, but has not yet made any determination about details.  Please check back in a month or two for more.

POSTPONED: Churchill's Grove Annual Meeting

posted May 20, 2020, 4:29 PM by Web Master

The Annual Meeting  of the Churchill's Grove Neighborhood Association has been postponed to a later date, due to the current health situation here in Illinois.  A rescheduled date will be shared later.  Thanks for your understanding.

Yard of the Month - May 2020

posted May 18, 2020, 7:19 PM by Web Master

This month's award goes to . . . the Boulevard Endcaps, to honor the hard work and talent of our volunteer Endcap Gardeners!

CANCELLED - Monthly Meeting

posted Mar 16, 2020, 6:27 PM by Web Master

Our meeting scheduled for this Wednesday, March 18th has been canceled. Our next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 15th. 
If you have questions about anything related to the neighborhood, feel free to email or text 815-289-2916.

Prairie Street Brewery Tour

posted Feb 15, 2020, 8:30 PM by Web Master   [ updated Feb 15, 2020, 8:36 PM ]

Have you ever thought of touring Prairie Street Brewery? Churchill's Grove Assn. has arranged a social outing for Sunday, February 23rd. The event begins at 2:00 p.m. 

The cost is $12 per person and includes beer sampling. Additionally, we will tour the penthouse! Convene in the lobby of the restaurant before 2:00 p.m. I hope you will join the fun!

Should you have any questions, please text Deanna Wilcox-Sandberg at 815 962-3768.

Theatre Night on Oct. 18, 2019

posted Oct 7, 2019, 11:35 AM by Web Master

Please join us for Artists' Ensemble Production of Might As Well Be Dead at Cheek Theater on October 18th, 2019 at 7:30 Pm. This will be a faux vintage radio broadcast. It is a play adaption of the Nero Wolfe mystery series of the same title. The production is a Pay What You Can performance, so henceforth there aren't tickets. Please plan to meet in the lobby by 6:45 Pm as doors open at 7:00Pm. You may respond directly to this email or text Deanna at 815 962 3768. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Hope to see you there!

Grove Volunteers Featured in Register-Star

posted Apr 16, 2019, 7:12 AM by Web Master   [ updated Apr 16, 2019, 7:12 AM ]

On Tues., Apr. 16, the Rockford Register-Star newspaper is highlighting the work of volunteers here in our neighborhood who have taken the initiative to form the "Friends of Veterans Memorial Circle", a group which is embracing the task this spring of cleaning and replanting the green spaces in the traffic circle at Auburn St. and North Main St.  Rick Westlake, Helen Karakoudas Redfern and Ernie Redfern are the co-chairs of the group, which is planning a "Spruce-Up Day" on Sat., May 11, in an effort to remind veterans of our gratitude for their service and sacrifice.  
For the full article, follow the link to the Register-Star article:

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