Machesney Park is a suburb of Rockford, Il and is part of the Rockford, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.
It stood out for two reasons; it was shaped like a giant barrel of root beer, and this shape was silhouetted against the flat horizon of the adjacent airport.
We are the largest agency in northwestern Illinois serving older adults, families, and caregivers in Winnebago, Boone, Whiteside, Carroll, Lee and Ogle counties.
Whether a person needs a nutritious meal, help to complete complicated paperwork, assistance in paying bills, a safe place to go during the day or wants to put their talents and skills to use by volunteering at a local nonprofit agency, Lifescape Community Services is the resource that can help meet that need.
In 2000 there were 7,756 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families.
19.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.