Funding Innovation in Education Since 1991

Last year, the Rockford Education Foundation awarded $125,000 to Rockford schools and our community. This fall REF funded 40 grants to Rockford Public Schools, Our Lady of Consolation School and Assumption School.

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April 27, 2018

Blythefield Country Club

Tickets are Sold Out!

The Taste to benefit Rockford Education Foundation is a new event in our community that will feature 12 local restaurants, live music and fun ways to give back to education!


Where: In the Main Clubhouse at:

Blythefield Country Club
5801 Northland Dr NE
Belmont, MI 49306

The Main Clubhouse is in the second building.

When: Friday, April 27, 2018, 7:00pm-11:00pm

Why: To benefit Rockford Education Foundation

How: Pre-registered guests with check-in upon arrival.

Attire: Business Casual is appropriate, ties and sport coats are not required.

Valet parking is available, but don’t forget to carpool with your friends.

We will also be hosting a 50/50 raffle and other opportunities to donate to REF.

Participating Restaurants:

Blue Water Grill, Cannonsburg Village (The Grist Mill & Honey Greek Inn), The Corner Bar, Flo's Pizzeria Ristorante, Grill One Eleven, Marinades, Herman’s Boy, Ramona's Table, Rockford Brewing Company, The Score, Uccello's Ristorante and Rockford Riverside Grill (formerly The Green Well)

A cash bar will be available at the event.


“The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.”

– Malcolm X