Community Foundation Awards RACVB $25,000 Grant

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Some more green is on the way to help the Forest City look more green.

The Community Foundation of Illinois has awarded the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau a $25,000 grant. It will be used for that organization's Forest City Beautiful Initiative a new program aimed at creating and maintaining beautiful landscapes in downtown Rockford.

Rockford Sharefest kicked off the Forest City Beautiful Initiative in late June with 700 volunteers prepping and planting flowers in the downtown.


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