Joe Marino “Mr. Fourth of July” – Spreading Holiday Joy for Nearly 50 Years – 2010/2011

Source: Northwest Quarterly Magazine, Winter 2010/2011  pp 134 – 137, by Paul Anthony Arco

 

 

“Book by Webbs Norman explores history….” – Jan. 2012

 

Source: The Rock River Times, Jan. 11 – 17, 2012

 

Webbs Norman – 1994 article

Source: Rockford Magazine, November 1994, p. 42

Rockford Park District – “Uncommon Ground,” pages 20 – 27

Source: Rockford Magazine, November 1995, pages 20 – 27; by Pamela Prescott; All photos courtesy of Rockford Park District

 

 

 

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)

 

 

36th Annual RIAA Banquet – 1973, Henrici’s

36th RIAA - 1

Source: Copy of Program courtesy of Jack Rinaldo

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“Summer of Uncertainty” – 1991, Budget Cuts

Summer- 1

Source:  Rockford Register Star April 7, 1991

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