Next Rockford – Our Year In Review

Next Rockford is an organization that  exists to connect generational leaders to one another, educate our generations on the issues important to the community and to individual members, and once connected and educated, successfully advocate for issues important to generations, members, and the community.  The Next Rockford organizational year runs from October through September making this a great time to reflect on the past twelve months of activities and a great year! Special Event Hosted, with State Representative Sosnowski,  Governor...

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Next Rockford on RMAP and Long Range Transportation Planning

Topic: RMAP and Long Range Transportation Planning Twitter Hashtag: #nextrmap At the May General Membership meeting of Next Rockford Michael Dunn Jr. spoke about RMAP and Long Range Transportation Planning.  Next Rockford also concluded the book drive for schools in need with over 5,000 books gathered! Great work by @_weberchris and our members on over 5,000 books gathered for @RPS205 students in need! #nexteducation pic.twitter.com/pTs9utdPHw — Next_Rockford (@Next_Rockford) May 14, 2015 Great to see @iamjohnoliver Infrastructure video at...

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Next Rockford Meeting – 5/14 7:30am RMAP

Next Rockford Meeting Thursday, May 14, 2015 RMAP,  313 N Main St, Rockford, IL 7:30-8:30 am Topic: RMAP and Long Term Transportation Planning Twitter Hashtag: #nextrmap Please join us on Thursday May 11th at 7:30am at RMAP for the General Membership meeting.  New RMAP Executive Director, Michael Dunn Jr., will introduce himself, the organization, and solicit input on the development of the Long Range Transportation Plan. Check out the plan and process here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/0wf0gh2gxw4n5ra/AADuJgncP6moHfGZvt3EIfGRa?dl=0...

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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 Hear About Rockford Airport MRO Project

Next Rockford Meeting Thursday, November 13, 2014 Chicago Rockford International Airport Auditorium 7:30-8:30 am Topic: Rockford Airport MRO Project Twitter Hashtag: #nextmro   Please join Next Rockford on Thursday November 13th at 7:30am at the Chicago Rockford International Airport Auditorium for the General Membership meeting.  Airport .  RFD Executive Director, Mike Dunn, will speak to the organization about the exciting new Maintenance Repair Operations (MRO) project involving the airport, AAR (a global MRO company), and Rock Valley...

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Coming Around To The Roundabouts!! (3 Quick Facts)

Ok,  City of Rockford you got me.  I’ll admit it, I was not very thrilled about the roundabout coming to Main and Auburn.  I was even skeptical and that really is not my nature.  I’m usually a pretty progressive guy and I hate it when people don’t give new ideas a chance just because it’s something different.   But for some reason I just didn’t think it would work at a busy intersection.  I was fine with the roundabouts at Auburn and Meridian, even the one at Seminary and College but those intersections are not...

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