The Arts of Starved Rock Country OmniHonors Celebration showcases the Arts community

“I’ve decided I’m never going to retire,” said Burton, who was the lead artist on the women’s suffrage sculpture, a 15-foot, three-panel mosaic tower along the Rock River in Rockford. “I absolutely love what I do.” Burton, who specializes in large-scale sculptures and mosaics, said she’s completed 15 works of public art in Starved Rock […]

Run Today For Tomorrow: “Tomorrow needs you here to see it”

It is our honor to bring this beautiful video to you. Emily‘s strength and purpose in creating it is to share her vital message that “tomorrow needs you here to see it”. Run Today For Tomorrow Field of Interest Fund Molly Lenora Yacko Memorial Scholarship

It’s Not Too Late To Join Us At The Disco Ball!

Here’s what all the excitement is about Let’s all cut loose with an evening of fabulous music from the Disco era with DJ and Musician, Lucas Sanor, dining stations, drinks, dessert bar, dancing, and an amazing LIVE AUCTION you won’t want to miss! We are honored to have John Spencer, the President/General Manager at Starved […]

The Spirit of the Harbor Charitable Fund

Heritage Harbor Resort has proudly created the Spirit of the Harbor Charitable Fund, uniting waters of community to create currents of change. Partnering with the Starved Rock Country Community Foundation, the fund will focus on embracing the unity and generosity of the homeowners and boat owners in the HHO community to chart a course for […]

Girls Just Wanna Have Fund$

The Second Annual Women Inspired Network Scholarship Golf Outing titled, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fund$” consists of an 18-hole, 4-person scramble. Cost is $320 per team or $80 per person, which includes green fees, cart & supper! There will also be cash prizes, a 50/50 drawing, raffles, games and more. Sponsorships are also available. Please […]

Arts Alive: Workshops For Creatives

Every first Thursday of the month, The Arts of Starved Rock Country Fund is hosting a workshop for creatives at Open Space Art Gallery & Studios. Arts Alive Workshops are developed specifically for artists to provide career, community, and confidence building tools to support all aspects of a creative practice. The first workshop was “How […]

Save the Date: Murder on the High Seas

The Arts of Starved Rock Country Fund invites you to witness a murder on the high seas. Well… maybe not on the high seas – but on the newest exciting addition to our Starved Rock community – the Sainte Genevieve Riverboat.

#GivingTuesday: Invest in Your Community

Are you thinking, “What is Giving Tuesday? And why the hashtag that often precedes it in print or online?” Well, Giving Tuesday is a big deal. #GivingTuesday has become a philanthropic phenomenon of sorts, generating support and enthusiasm from a wide range of people and institutions. It has gained in popularity and in size, especially […]