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


Rockford Park District Foundation “Fundamentals” – Spring 2011

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Source: Rockford Park District Foundation Fundamentals Spring 2011  (partial:  4 pages of 16)



Mallquist, Kent

Excalibur Award nominee

President Alhark Corporation

1956 East high Graduate

Northwestern university 1960

BS in Engineering

Board President: Rockford Park District

Board Member : Rockford Symphony Orchestra

Board member: Coronado Performing Arts Center

Chairman: Permanent Fund Rotary Foundation

Former Board Member of Swedish American Foundation

Wife: Marti Mallquist  Children “Deborah and Charles

Stepchildren: Jennifer (Paul Holefsrud), Amy (Gustav) Axelson

Age 71 (in 2009)

Source: Rockford Register Star 11/29/2009

Mallquist, Kent




Kent Mallquist