EVENTS

Raise The Roof 2022

Join us and LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL as we celebrate and raise funds for Rockford Promise Scholars! Laissez le bon temps rouler! This year’s annual Rockford Promise party will be at the lovely Starlight Theatre on Rock Valley College’s campus. This year’s event will focus on funding Scholar support for more than 300 students…

Auto shop reopening to benefit Rockford Promise

Saturday, Sept. 10, check out the renamed GreatWater Garage CherryVale Tire & Auto, which has been serving car and truck owners since 1980, now is part of the GreatWater Garage family. GreatWater Garage is a growing chain of service stations with locations in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin. There will be a grand opening of…

Down some hamburgers for Rockford Promise

Tuesday, Aug. 30, satisfy your hamburger cravings at Stockyard Burger Bar On Tuesday, Aug. 30, you can enjoy one of the five best burger joints in Rockford – according to Yelp.com – when Stockyard Burger Bar hosts a Rockford Promise day. The restaurant opens at 11 a.m. From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., the principals…

Party at Lino’s to support Rockford Promise

Friday, Aug. 26, hang out with Northern Illinois University alums Lino’s, long one of Rockford’s favorite restaurants, holds special events every Friday called “Fridays in the 14th Ward.” Friday, August 26, all proceeds from the event go to Rockford Promise and the NIU Rockford Alumni Club! This weekly party begins at 5:30 p.m. and features:…

Raise the Roof 2021

– Rockford Promise’s premiere annual fundraiser – Join Rockford Promise for a night under the stars to raise funds for Scholar support for over 140 students at Rockford University, Rock Valley College, and Northern Illinois University! This celebration features a “Hollywood Stars” atmosphere with performers and games, open-air dining under the stars, dancing on the…

“FORE the PROMISE” 2022

Golf Outing for Rockford Promise Join Rockford Promise for our third annual golf outing to benefit our Scholars! WHEN:Friday, June 24, 2022Shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. WHERE:Aldeen Golf Course1902 Reid Farm Rd. TICKETS:$125 per golfer$500 for a foursome$650 foursome, plus a hole sponsorship!* Includes cart, greens fees, and lunch.  Purchase tickets through our Event Website.

Rockford Promise Named A Finalist for RRStar Excelsior Award

Rockford Promise is thrilled to have been named as one of three finalists for the Rockford Register Star’s 2020 Excelsior Award.  This award was started over 40 years ago to recognize local organizations that have made a positive contribution to our region.  The winner will be announced during the live broadcast event. Please join us!…

2019 Promise Scholar Announcement

Join us for the 2019 Promise Scholar Announcement WHEN: Friday, April 26, 2019 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. WHERE: Rock Valley College Educational Resource Center, Performing Arts Room

Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts

Join Rockford Promise for a concert by Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts! WHEN: Friday, April 26, 2019 Doors open at 7 p.m. Concert begins at 8:00 p.m. WHERE: Memorial Hall TICKETS: $20 via Eventbrite

Rockford Promise Night at the IceHogs

The Rockford IceHogs are partnering with the four RPS high schools to hold Rockford Promise Night on Sunday, March 17 (IceHogs v. Texas Stars) to support the Rockford Promise Scholarship Fund. Students are challenged to sell tickets and the IceHogs will donate $5 from each ticket to Rockford Promise. The top-selling high school will also receive an…