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Tuesday, August 06, 2019
[FREEPORT, IL – August 1, 2019] – The Freeport Community Foundation announces nominations are open for the 2019 Matthew A. Marvin Community Impact Award.  This award honors an individual or nonprofit organization whose notable contributions to the community set a high standard of quality and positive impact. In addition to the recognition, the recipient is awarded $1,000 to present to the winner’s ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
THE STEPHENSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, CITY OF FREEPORT AND UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS EXTENSION OFFICE TO HOST ELECTRONIC RECYCLING EVENT We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting an electronics recycling collection event on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (or until trucks reach their capacity with the understanding that when the semis are filled we are required to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
(Tuesday, July 30, 2019) – RAMP is excited to announce that we will be renovating our Rockford facility and will be vacating the space during the construction. Therefore, we are in need of rental space for 6-8 months beginning November 25, 2019 and ending next summer (most likely June or July).   RAMP will need space for approximately 25-30 staff and it can be offices, work stations and/or open ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
FREEPORT, Ill., July 25, 2019 — A new program from FHN and the Northern Illinois Food Bank will distribute healthy produce, milk, eggs, and frozen and canned meats to those in need.  The free Mobile Rx Pantry Program is part of the community’s Connect the D.O.T.S. (Doors of Team Support) initiative to promote well-being – and being well – by helping individuals in the community meet their basic ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
(Wednesday, June 5, 2019) – RAMP will be hosting Food Truck Thursday’s every Thursday beginning June 6th until August 29th from 11:30am-1:30pm. Trucks will be located across from Millennium Fountain, under the Jefferson Street Bridge and patrons may eat on The Patio at RAMP. RAMP’s address is 202 Market Street in downtown Rockford. The first week’s trucks will be: Veebo’s Woodfired Pizza, Stormy’s ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
FREEPORT, Ill., April 29, 2019 — The May Community Health Forum from the Stephenson County Health Department and FHN will focus on stress.   Stress may be related to a range of conditions, from sleep disturbances to obesity and even some types of diabetes. Dr. Jack Herrmann will present the latest research on how stress affects your health and will discuss ways to mitigate its ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
FREEPORT, Ill., March 26, 2019 — The Stephenson County Health Department and FHN are collaborating again this year to present a series of free Community Health Forums.   The series will begin Tuesday, April 9 at the Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street in Freeport.   The program, What’s Safe to Eat These Days? will begin at 5 p.m. It is free to attend; refreshments will be served ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Education