River District Association hosts 5th annual meeting

River District Association hosts 5th annual meeting


River District Association announces its 5th annual meeting, sponsored by Amcore Bank, to be held Tuesday, Feb. 4, at the E. J. “Zeke” Giorgi Center, 200 S. Wyman St. This event is a time for socializing and networking, as well as taking care of business and looking forward to the future.

The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with cocktails (cash bar) and hors d’oeuvres provided by River District Café and features entertainment by Nanette Felix, harpist for Rockford Symphony Orchestra. A short program at 7 p.m. will include an election of new board members and recognition of retiring board members. Sarah Skorija, president of the River District Board of Directors, will comment on the organization and the Framework Plan. Special guest, Rockford Mayor Doug Scott, will also say a few words.

Cost is $20. Tickets are on sale now; send check or money order to River District, 127 N. Wyman St., Rockford, IL 61101. Please include name of each guest with your order.

River District Association is a private, nonprofit organization with business and residential members. Its mission is to create a growing, thriving, prosperous business and residential community in the heart of the City. River District is a downtown neighborhood with geographical boundaries. With more than 350 members, the organization works to plan, promote, and preserve the District’s assets and heritage.

Mission: To create a growing, thriving, prosperous, downtown community.

Vision: River District is an influential voice for downtown residents and businesses. There is healthy business growth. There is healthy residential growth. River District acts as a liaison for development. The community economy is sustainable. Community assets and heritage are protected.

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