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The Partnership serves in the capacity of economic development, business service and tourism for Freeport and Stephenson County. Our role, simply, is to bring partners and individuals together to promote and grow our region.

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Bike the trails, take a few swings at Little Cubs Field, sip our favorite local brews and stay the weekend for a leisurely trip or your next family gathering.

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Holiday shopping season is upon us and there are so many wonderful and unique gifts available in Freeport and Stephenson County your loved ones will cherish.

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Whether you have entrepreneurial ambitions, or want to take your existing business to the next level, we offer services to assist in every business aspect and size.

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Looking to relocate or expand your business? Contact us for the perfect building or site to meet your needs.

COME HOME

Josh Elliott describes his passion for giving back to the community that helped to create great memories in his childhood and now for his own family. An entrepreneur and artist, he encourages others to invest in their home.

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Local Marketing Tips for Small Business Month May 20, 2022 While there have already been so many reasons to celebrate the month of May, we can not forget National Small Business Month! Small businesses and entrepreneurs employ almost half of America’s workforce and that is an even greater percentage locally. As these businesses grow and evolve, they have found innovative ways to set themselves apart from others and become necessary […]
Entrepreneur Ecosystem & Digital Community Business Academy May 13, 2022 Happy National Economic Development Week! In the spirit of celebration, and because entrepreneurial development and small business support is important to the overall economic health of our region, I wanted to share some exciting news about an upcoming program the Partnership is developing.  Since September 2021, Partnership staff have been participating in the National League of Cities, City Innovation Ecosystem […]