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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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Guest Columnist: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month November 30, 2022 The Partnership is honored to commemorate Native American Heritage Month with a guest column from Kim McIver of Quiet Souls in Freeport. Kim is also an Illinois Road Scholar and award-winning Ojibwa author from the White Earth Reservation in northwest Minnesota. We asked Kim a few questions to provide a better understanding of Native culture.  November is Native American Heritage […]
Giving Thanks November 24, 2022 In this week of Thanksgiving, we thought it would be a good opportunity to reflect on some of the many things we have to be thankful for in Freeport and Stephenson County.   New Business and Business Growth – We have celebrated much success with our business community indicated by 21 ribbon cuttings so far in 2022 and three more scheduled in […]