Transform Rockford: Here's what attendees had to say

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  1. Transform Rockford, a  group of businessmen, civic officials and citizens, wants to turn Rockford from what Forbes magazine calls a miserable city into an enviable one. The organization held its first meeting Thursday night, laying out brutal facts, and planning for the future.

    Here is a sampling of what people at the meeting had to say via social media.

    Let's start with the "brutal facts."

  2. These statistics shocked some of the attendees.

  3. They focused on some bright spots and laid out a road map.