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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.

Supporting Business

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.

Locate Your Business

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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Know Your Audience June 19, 2024 Freeport, greater freeport partnership, Stephenson County Other Partnership staff members and I often get asked to speak to local service organizations about what’s going on in Freeport and Stephenson County. We love these occasions to get out in the community, hear from great people, talk about positive progress, and learn from other perspectives.   Before one such opportunity last week, I was able to join the group […]
Make a Difference: Volunteering Opportunities in Freeport & Stephenson County June 5, 2024 Volunteering is a fantastic way to give back to the community, meet new people, and make a positive impact in Freeport and Stephenson County. Numerous local organizations offer a wide range of volunteer opportunities, ensuring there’s something for everyone interested in community service. One of the prominent organizations is the United Way of Northwest Illinois, which collaborates with various local […]
Building a Network June 5, 2024 business after hours, Freeport, greater freeport partnership, rise n' shine breakfast, Stephenson County When I meet with businesses, one of their top priorities is building a network of local people. Their reasons for wanting to build a network are as varied as the businesses they represent. Some want to attract more customers, while others are looking to build a peer network. Some business owners want to feel more connected to the community and […]