Downtown Businesses Prepare For UW Health Sports Factory Opening

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ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford's economy will soon see a boost as a downtown project is just 58 days away from opening.

The UW Health Sports Factory in downtown Rockford is scheduled to open on June 4th.

The Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau held a training session for downtown businesses to help them prepare for the increase in visitors.

Business owners also got to tour the factory. The 108 square foot facility is expected top see nearly half a million visitors a year.

The Rockford Park District will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 1st.

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