Rockford Park District – Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens

Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens  to open 2009, Park Districts 100th Anniversary. Kent Mallquist, Co-Chair of Conservatory Steering Committee,  Webbs Norman, Co-Chair, Former RPD Executive Director. To use green building technology; photo voltaic panels. $7 million project; $3.6 raised in private donations, $2.1 million from Bill, Ab and Dan Nicholas

Source: The Voice, Vol. 20, No. 7 July 2007