Celebrating Travel & Tourism in Stephenson County

As ironic as it may seem in our current shelter-in-place situation, next week celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week. Even though we cannot celebrate this commemoration with festivities at each of our beautiful Stephenson County attractions, instead this year’s...

Partnership Cash program helps consumers and local business by doubling investment

The Greater Freeport Partnership has been awarded a grant from the Freeport Community Foundation’s Community Needs/Matt Marvin Unrestricted Fund to help stimulate the local economy through the use of its Partnership Cash program. The Small Business Economic Stimulus...

Greater Freeport Partnership announces Mark Williams as executive director

The Greater Freeport Partnership is pleased to announce the hiring of Mark Williams as its executive director to lead the organization in promoting and supporting business and communities in the City of Freeport and Stephenson County. Williams has more than thirty...

Be Smart, Stay Sane!

Be Smart. Stay Sane! This is the start of what promises to be a trying couple of weeks for most of us. This is the first full week of the statewide Stay at Home order from the state of Illinois. Over the weekend, the first case of coronavirus in Stephenson County was...