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Save the Date–Rockford’s ‘Stroll on State’ Happens Saturday November 25th

How time flies when you're having fun in Downtown Rockford. Stroll on State presented by Illinois Bank & Trust will celebrate its 5th anniversary on Saturday, November 25th, and the organizers have added even more cool things to one of Rockford's favorite events.

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Greeting Card from Rockford, Illinois. ca. 1941, Rockford, Illinois, USA, Rockford, founded in 1834, is the third largest city in the state of Illinois. Population more than 85,000. Noted for its machine tool and furniture industries. Just a few miles sou
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MercyHealth Sports Core Two is Another of Rockford’s Gems

We've all heard it, and maybe you've even said it, too: "There's nothing to do in Rockford!" Our friends at the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) put in a lot of time and effort to prove over and over again that that statement couldn't be more wrong.

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Greeting Card from Rockford, Illinois. ca. 1941, Rockford, Illinois, USA, Rockford, founded in 1834, is the third largest city in the state of Illinois. Population more than 85,000. Noted for its machine tool and furniture industries. Just a few miles sou
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Check Out BYG2RKFD (Bring Your Game to Rockford) From the RACVB

The Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) just released another video in their series of outstandingly well done visual pieces that highlight all the great things that Rockford has to offer. As you might guess from the title, we're pretty high on sports around the Rockford area.

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Greeting Card from Rockford, Illinois. ca. 1941, Rockford, Illinois, USA, Rockford, founded in 1834, is the third largest city in the state of Illinois. Population more than 85,000. Noted for its machine tool and furniture industries. Just a few miles sou
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Take 2 Minutes and See What’s So Great About Rockford

Maybe you've got friends or family coming in from out-of-town for the holidays, and they don't know anything about our city of Rockford, Illinois. The Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) just released a really cool video to introduce Rockford to newcomers, while reintroducing it to those who might be unaware of the cool things Rockford offers.

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Take a Virtual Tour of the Rockford Region with the RACVB

It may come as a surprise, but there are other forms of technology out there that are even more interesting than "Pokeman Go." And, you can use this tech to check out some really cool things in the Rockford region without ever leaving the comfort of your home computer.

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Greeting Card from Rockford, Illinois. ca. 1941, Rockford, Illinois, USA, Rockford, founded in 1834, is the third largest city in the state of Illinois. Population more than 85,000. Noted for its machine tool and furniture industries. Just a few miles sou
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Meet Some of the People Who Make Downtown Rockford Unique

As I've mentioned in a previous post, our friend Andrea Mandala from the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) joins the WROK Morning Show each Friday morning to give you a look at some of the great things Rockford has to offer all year round. Today, since we've been hitting some really hot temperatures, I thought we'd cool off a bit and do a little Throwback Thursday tribute to one of the RACVB's most enjoyed and talked-about events: Stroll on State.

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Greeting Card from Rockford, Illinois. ca. 1941, Rockford, Illinois, USA, Rockford, founded in 1834, is the third largest city in the state of Illinois. Population more than 85,000. Noted for its machine tool and furniture industries. Just a few miles sou
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Remember When (Mini) Abe Lincoln Visited Rockford?

For a guy who's been dead for over 150 years, Abraham Lincoln (or at least a miniature version of him) sure does get around.

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RACVB Celebrates Major Announcements

The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce three major advancements that add to the growth and progress of the Forest City Beautiful initiative in the coming months. RA...

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Congrats to RACVB on “Best in Show” Award

Way to go, Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau!
The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau took home the top prize at the 2015 Illinois Governor's Conference on Travel & Tourism winning the prestigious "Best in Show" award for Stroll on State, which attracted over 60,000 attendees and generated $750,000 in economic impact to the region.
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