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Freeport, Illinois Downtown Development Foundation Mission

Freeport Downtown Development Foundation (FDDF) is a not-for-profit corporation committed to the ongoing enhancement of business, facilities, infrastructure, real estate, neighborhoods, and environment of the city's central district, thereby growing the economic base, improving the quality of life and promoting the entire downtown Freeport, Illinois community.

Congratulations to Abet Books and Games who won the Holiday Decorating Contest by public vote.

It’s unique businesses like Abet that keep downtown’s like ours growing. Please check out their store, you’ll be surprised by their selection. They’re located at 15 W. Stephenson St.


Congratulations to this year’s Shopping Spree Raffle Winners. Each prize will be awarded in downtown dollars which can be used a most downtown Freeport businesses. Thanks to our sponsors, Rite-Way Furniture & Appliance, Hilldale Deli, Frank Jewelers, Luecke Jewelers, The Journal-Standard, This Is It Eatery, Furst-McNess Company, Galena Supermarket and Restaurant, Lindo Theatre – Classic Cinemas, and Deininger Floral.

1st place $500 JD Glenn (Mr. Glenn donated the money back to downtown. THANK YOU!)
2nd place $200 Diane Vaske
3rd place $100 Mildred Dole

$50 Bob Fagan; Sharon Kostenbader; Li Dunham; Melissa Radich; Kathy Q

$25 Alex Schleich; Theresa St. Ores; Laura Bonke; Carolyn Dickey; Jesus Ayala; Gary Hyle; Jeff Fryer; Mark Mannino; Larry Buisker; Angie Damin; Dan Davis; Connie Solberger; Cassie Murray; Carlos Chavez; Julie Wenzel; Meg Stebbins; Marie Harston; Joe Dimodica; Ruben Ugalde; Bill Schramm; Leslie Drenner; Ginni Smith; Glenn Gungel; Jim Weinand; Dave Stocks; Kurt Koester; Marilyn Rice; Mary Bednarek; Melody Kerz; Sandy Connors; Deb Yoder; Stephanie Rains; Kaydin Rubey; Tom Kavran

Thanks to all who bought the raffle tickets!


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