Park District Board receives Conservatory campaign update
From press release
At the Oct. 25 Park Board meeting, Nicholas Conservatory Steering Committee co-chairs Kent Mallquist and Webbs Norman presented an update to the board on the launch of the next fund-raising campaign for the facility currently under construction at 1354 N. Second St., Rockford.
The goal for the campaign is to raise an additional $3.2 million for future development, including but not limited to the completion of the facility’s outdoor gardens, walkways, sculptures, waterfalls, a lagoon deck and walk with plantings and additional exterior amenities.
The steering committee reconvened in June of this year and has been meeting monthly to work on:
• Marketing materials and developing additional naming opportunities
• Developing campaign strategy and goals
• Finalizing campaign strategy to raise the additional funds
• Goal to raise an additional $3.2 million
• Seeking volunteers to help with the campaign
In addition to Kent Mallquist and Webbs Norman, the other members of the steering committee are: Nate Martin, Rockford Park District Commissioner; Bruce, Atwood, Rob Funderburg, Tref Harnois, Bruce Hagshenas, Jim Keeling, Nancy Lundstrom, and Dave Rydell. For more information about Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/foundation.
For additional information, contact Stacie Talbert at (815) 987-1695; email@example.com.
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