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Next Rockford and Representative Sosnowski to Host Governor Rauner

Next Rockford and Representative Joe Sosnowski are pleased to host Governor Rauner on Thursday March 5 at 4:30 pm at the Prairie Street Brewhouse.  The Governor believes property taxes in Illinois are hurting hard-working families and will discuss his turnaround agenda to empower taxpayers by giving them greater control over government spending and property taxes.  This is one of the ways the ways the Governor believes Illinois can become the most competitive and compassionate state in America. Seating is limited and on a first come basis....

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Next Rockford on Affordable Housing Strategies and Neighborhood Equality

Topic: Affordable Housing Strategies and Neighborhood Equality Twitter Hashtag: #nextneighborhoods   At the last General Membership meeting of Next Rockford there was a presentation and discussion on a hot topic critical to the city of Rockford, the surrounding region, and equitable neighborhoods which affects the quality of life and opportunity for all.  Ron Clewer, CEO of the Rockford Housing Authority, spoke to the organization about the Choice Neighborhoods proposal...

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Next Rockford Calls to Action on Downtown Train Station and Amtrack Service

Next Rockford Call to Action Topic: Downtown Train Station and Amtrack Service Twitter Hashtag: #thrivingdowntown   Next Rockford has initiated Calls to Action in support of a downtown Rockford train station and Amtrack service. First, members and the community are encouraged to read and understand the issue:   Lots of reporters here today! This is great news for Rockford, IL, do you agree? #rockfordil #amtrack #metrarail pic.twitter.com/knS2r3NsvY — Winnebago County (@WinnebagoIL) April 10, 2014   Expanded train svc could help...

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Next Rockford to Get Update on Affordable Housing Strategies and Neighborhood Equality

Next Rockford Meeting Thursday, February 12, 2015 Jane Addams Apartments, 500 S. Seminary St., Rockford, IL 7:30-8:30 am   Topic: Affordable Housing Strategies and Neighborhood Equality Twitter Hashtag: #nextneighborhoods   Please join Next Rockford for a presentation and discussion on a hot topic critical to the city of Rockford, the surrounding region, and equitable neighborhoods which affects the quality of life and opportunity for all.  The meeting will be on Thursday February 12th at 7:30am at Jane Addams Apartments.  Ron...

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Next Rockford And Reclaiming First at General Membership Meeting

Next Rockford hosted RACVB CEO John Groh and Rockford City Engineer Matt Vitner on Thursday January 8th at 7:30am at Rockford Park District’s  Sportscore II Complex to speak to the organization about Reclaiming First including the upgrade and expansion plans at Sportscore II, the downtown sports complex, and the synergies with downtown development projects like the hotel and train station.   Region has been leader in sports tourism for 30 years. #reclaimingfirst an effort to retain regain and grow that standing says @johngroh. —...

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Next Rockford to Get Update on Reclaiming First

Next Rockford Meeting Thursday, January 8, 2015 Sportscore II 8800 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park, IL 7:30-8:30 am   Topic: Reclaiming First Twitter Hashtag: #reclaimingfirst   Please join Next Rockford on Thursday January 8th at 7:30am at Sportscore II for the General Membership meeting.  John Groh, Next Rockford member and President/CEO at Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, will speak to the organization about Reclaiming First including the progress at Sportscore II, the plans for the downtown complex, and the...

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