Donors & Supporters

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Donors & Supporters

The Greater Freeport Partnership could not do the work we do reinforcing and promoting Freeport and Stephenson County without the support of many organizations, businesses and individuals. That support comes in many styles and levels.  Thank you to all our private partners who support our work. In this part of our website, we want to recognize those whose backing make what we do possible.

Partnership Level Members

Some companies and organizations voluntarily provide additional support above and beyond normal membership levels. They do so to invest in the Greater Freeport Partnership’s work in workforce development, economic development, business services, tourism, downtown development and more. We call them Partnership Level Members.

  • City of Freeport
  • Stephenson County
  • FHN
  • State Bank
  • Helm Group
  • Citizens State Bank
  • Midwest Community Bank
  • US Bank
  • Fehr Grahm
  • Forreston State Bank
  • Northwestern Illinois Contractors Association
  • The Morse Group
  • Union Savings Bank
  • MetLife
  • Elliott Graphix
  • Winter Construction
  • Berner Food & Beverage
  • Winter Associates
  • Stewart & Associates/Nationwide Inbound
  • Tri-Star Metals
  • In Grown Farms
  • ComEd
  • Danfoss
  • Stephenson Service Co.
  • Freeport Industrial Roofing
  • Adkins Energy
  • Freidag Associates
  • Journal Standard
  • Fishburn Whiton Thruman
  • Snak King
  • Shockey & Cox
  • Freeport Park District
  • Midland States Bank
  • Loescher Heating & AC
  • Nicor
  • Hughes Resources
  • Plager Krug Bauer Rudolph & Stodden
  • Pearl City Elevator

Find a complete list of our members in our membership directory.

Event Sponsors

Some companies and organizations voluntarily provide additional support above and beyond normal membership levels. They do so to invest in the Greater The Greater Freeport Partnership would like to thank our event sponsors who help cover costs to make more affordable events and activities for attendees.  If you are interested in helping to bring one of these events to our residents and visitors, contact


Annual Dinner Sponsors

  • In Grown Farms
  • Hughes Resources
  • Citizens State Bank
  • Forreston State Bank

Cruise Night Sponsors

  • J.H Barkau & Sons
  • Skinner’s Auto
  • Dan’s Route 66 Service
  • Fairway Ford
  • Gary’s Collision
  • Mahoney & Mahoney

Music on Chicago Sponsors

  • Bocker Automotive Group
  • Citizens State Bank
  • In Grown Farms
  • Forreston State Bank
  • Loeffler Wealth Management
  • Sarah Flashing Creative

Pretzel City Winefest Sponsors

  • State Bank
  • Citizens State Bank


From organizing committees to workers at events, volunteers provide the brain and muscle power to make our events a success. From our volunteer board of directors to the Partnership Ambassadors to the set-up and clean-up crews at our events, volunteers are essential to what we do.

Key Industries

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Construction, Plumbing, Heating, & Service

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Private Label Food Manufacturing

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Restaurant Bingo – Dine Local, Win Prizes! November 19, 2020 All In, Community, Freeport, Fundraising, Service, Stephenson County, Tourism Print our download your Bingo card here! The Greater Freeport Partnership and the Freeport Park District are excited to announce Restaurant Bingo to encourage local carryout and delivery dining! The game begins on November 12 and runs through December 30. Participants can download their auto-generated Bingo Card and begin collecting receipts. Each card is different, so participants will want to […]
Stephenson County Visitor Center hosts Holiday Gift Show with even more local vendors November 17, 2020 The Stephenson County Visitor Center will host the annual Holiday Gift Show beginning on Friday, November 20 at their location, 4596 US Highway 20, Freeport. The Holiday Gift Show features a juried selection of local vendors selling jewelry, art, holiday décor, bags and other fantastic gift ideas. The visitor center is also a wonderful destination to search for local souvenirs […]