Alpine Bank pledges $50K match for Rockford’s ‘Better Schools’ campaign

October 12th, 2012

Alpine Bank announced a matching donation opportunity today for the Better Schools Brighter Future campaign. Between now and Oct. 26 – about two and a half weeks – the community must raise $50,000 to receive …Read the Rest

Alpine Bank to Match Funds for RPS Campaign

October 12th, 2012

In the Rockford Public School District, the Better Schools, Brighter Future campaign could be getting a big boost from a local business. Alpine bank says if the community can raise $50,000 for the campaign in …Read the Rest

Alpine Bank donates $50,000 to “Better Schools Brighter Future”

October 12th, 2012

Alpine Bank joins community leaders in supporting a campaign looking to update District 205 schools. The bank donated 50,000 dollars today for the “Better Schools Brighter Future” campaign in the support of the referendum being …Read the Rest

Alpine Bank Asks the Citizens and Businesses of District 205: Help Us Support the Better Schools Brighter Future Campaign

October 9th, 2012

Only $100,000 remains in reaching the goal of the Better Schools Brighter Future Campaign. If $50,000 is raised by October 26th, Alpine Bank will match it with the remaining $50,000. Alpine Bank has issued a …Read the Rest

Better Schools Brighter Future Supporters Launch Campaign Initiatives

September 27th, 2012

Today a committee of community advocates gathered to announce the official launch of the Better Schools Brighter Future campaign to build voter support for the Rockford Public School (RPS 205) referendum that will be included …Read the Rest

Support, donations coming in for Rockford school bond referendum

September 27th, 2012

Community volunteers behind the campaign to collect support for the Rockford School District’s largest bond referendum in history have received $125,000 in pledges to support the campaign. Read the whole story on

Find Rockford’s ‘Better Schools’ campaign group on Facebook

September 18th, 2012

Better Schools Brighter Future – the campaign committee working to collect voter support for the Rockford School District bond referendum Nov. 6 – is on Facebook. Read the full story on

Volunteer Committee Launches Campaign to Support RPS 205 Referendum

September 17th, 2012

Group consists of District parents, community advocates and local leaders A group of local citizens have come together to advocate and support the Rockford School District 205 referendum, which will be included on ballots on …Read the Rest

Why the School Referendum Works

September 17th, 2012

For the first time in many years, it seems there is a general feeling of positivity surrounding Rockford Public School District 205. The forward momentum and collaboration taking place is seen and felt throughout the …Read the Rest

Rockford Chamber Board Endorses RPS 205 Referendum

September 17th, 2012

Today the Rockford Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors unanimously voted to endorse the Rockford Public School District’s Ten Year Facility Plan and bond financing structure of $139 million in general obligation funds. The Chamber …Read the Rest