"Cruisin’ on the Rock” with the Rockford Park District Foundation

By: From the Rockford Park District
By: From the Rockford Park District

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- A unique view with a different theme each time you set sail. It’s a brand new experience being offered by the Rockford Park District Foundation.

“Cruisin’ on the Rock” is a series of themed cruises on the beautiful Rock River and it all starts with the Brews Cruise, on July 28, 2011, and Sip and Sail takes place on September 15, 2011.

Cruises on the Forest City Queen depart from the Riverview Ice House dock at 324 N. Madison Street in downtown Rockford. Before boarding the cruise, enjoy live entertainment and networking on land.

By buying a boarding pass, you are supporting the Rockford Park District Foundation. The mission of the Rockford Park District Foundation is to assist the Rockford Park District by securing philanthropic support on its behalf, and enhancing awareness of the District's benefits to the community. You can find out more information about the Foundation and “Cruisin’ on the Rock” on our web site at www.rockfordparkdistrict.org.

BREWS CRUISE
Sponsored by Artale Wine Company and Stewart Pizzeria
Thursday, July 28, 2011 (rain date August 4)
$35/person
5:00 pm: Social Hour
6:00 pm: Boarding Time
7:30 pm: Docking Time

Drop anchor on this deal: a one-hour and thirty minute cruise that includes tasting ten imported and domestic beers, pizza, and a laid-back lesson in beer history from our on-board expert. Exclusive, very delicious, and one-of-a-kind, this experience features tasting, mingling, and more. All guests must be 21 years of age with valid ID to board. Reservations can be made by calling 815-987-1632 and are required by Monday, July 25, 2011.

SIP AND SAIL
Sponsored by Artale Wine Company
Thursday, September 15, 2011 (rain date September 22)
$35/person
5:00 pm: Social Hour
6:00 pm: Boarding Time
7:30 pm: Docking Time

Let us spoil you while you sit back and take in the sights along the Rock River, sipping wine and enjoying delicious hors d’oeuvres. Experience the sifting, swirling, smelling, and then tasting of complex wines, or stick to the familiar favorites. Our wine expert will present ten wines, from the rich and rustic to the elegant and delightful white, red, and incredibly delicious dessert wines. You don’t have to be a wine connoisseur; while on board you will learn more about the best buys and discover just what makes these great wines so special! All guests must be 21 years of age with valid ID to board. Reservations can be made by calling 815-987-1632 and are required by Monday, September 12, 2011. For additional information about “Cruisin’ on the Rock,” contact Lisa Alexander, Rockford Park District Foundation Donor Relations Coordinator, 815-987-1632, e-mail: lisaalexander@rockfordparkdistrict.org.

Cruisin’ on the Rock is produced by Eventus (www.eventus4events.com), a full service event production and meeting management company with offices in Rockford, Illinois.


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