June 12, 2008
Three lucky winners will be chosen for an all inclusive VIP package, consisting of admission to the exclusive VIP seating area, catered food by Damon’s Grill, a wine tasting, hor d’oeuvres, goodie bags, special raffle items, soft drinks and more.
Featured entertainment includes performances by The Avatars, The Tom Mac Group, The Frontiers, The Moment, The Souls, The Moon Dogs and Southern Heritage.
To enter just go to: http://mystateline.com/content/contestsandpromotions
May 23, 2008
Admission is just $5 to attend Rock’n for the Red and there is something to do for the whole entire family. 100% of the money raised at Rock’n for the Red stays to help victims of disaster in the Rock River Region.
Build a Stuffed Animal!
Families will have the opportunity to build a stuffed animal with PAWS in addition to build a stuffed animal for themselves PAWS will donate a stuffed animal to give to children that are victims of disaster (most commonly single-family house fires).
Billy the Balloon Guy will make an appearance making balloons for everyone in the whole family. Billy can make anything from bunnies to pirate swords and everything in between. To learn more about Billy go to his website.
Bean Bag Toss
Bean bag toss, corn toss, bags, whatever you want to call it’s just plain fun! Kids and adults can play corn toss at Rock’n for the Red – Super Corn Toss is sponsoring Rock’n for the Red check out their website
Want to become a kitty cat, tiger, pirate, or even Spiderman? You can and our face painters at Rock’n for the Red are there for you! Let your imagination be your guide.
Meet a Firefighter!
The fire department will be at Rock’n for the Red with many different interactive stations are set up showing children and parents what the Fire Department does for the community.
Tie Dye a T-Shirt!
April 22, 2008
Thanks again to everyone involved, including Prairie Soul Studios.
Look for it to air on TV soon!
March 31, 2008
Igor Kasyanyuk, a Harlem High School Student, won our button design contest for Rock’n for the Red. He was awarded a brand new laptop donated by American TV & Appliance. See video footage, a picture and the winning design below.
Tony Gasparini & Igor
This button will be used for admission, just $5 and 100% goes directly back into the Rock River community, to Rock’n for the Red Just 21, 2008 at Davis Park in Rockford, Illinois.
March 31, 2008
Thanks to Thomas S. Ciciura and Prairie Soul Studios for donating their time and expertise to get this momentous project done. Tom has worked with and been mentored by Steven Spielberg, Robert Richardson, Mel Gibson, George Clooney, Steven Soderbergh, Michael Mann, and Robert Altman to just name a few.
Tom took our idea from a brainstorming session, a storyboard, and script and made it real.
Thanks to all of the actors and volunteers involved it wouldn’t of been possible without you. Watch it below.
February 21, 2008
Tony Gasparini talks about Rock’n for the Red and the button design contest on MyStateline.com. The winner of the contest gets a brand new laptop donated by American TV & Appliance.
Click here to watch the interview.
Thanks for going on Tony – you did a wonderful job!!
Don’t forget to vote for your favorite button!
February 21, 2008
We’re currently having a button design contest, involving local schools from the NIC 10, for our new signature event called “Rock’n for the Red.” This event is to celebrate HEROES for the American Red Cross in the Rock River area. The event will have bands, Red Cross education, an award ceremony, and it only cost $5 for a button to get in.
The winner will be announced March 28th at our Red Cross night at the Rockford Icehogs game vs. the Chicago Wolves. The designer of the winning button will win a new laptop computer provided by American TV and Appliance.
Click here to vote for a winner!!
Tony Gasparini, a long-time Red Cross volunteer and Chair for Rock’n for the Red, will be on Channel 17 WTVO tomorrow morning on Daybreak to discuss Rock’n for the Red and the button design contest as well!