Drive-thru opens at Rockford Rescue Mission’s Restoration Cafe

ROCKFORD — Like the Cup of Joe sold at Restoration Cafe, but don’t want to wait in line? Check out their new drive-thru from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at 625 W. State St. and receive a $1 cup of coffee at the grand opening.

The café is a ministry of the Rockford Rescue Mission providing vocational training for students in the Rescue Mission’s Life Recovery Program. The training focuses on culinary arts such as food preparation, barista service, sanitation, customer service and facility maintenance.