Hard Rock offered downtown booster group support in exchange for Rockford casino endorsement

Hard Rock International is trying to drum up support for its casino proposal by offering financial support to various local groups in exchange for endorsements.

But while Rockford Park District in August agreed to endorse Hard Rock as a way to get improvements for venues and programs at three locations, the River District Association — a downtown advocacy nonprofit — decided against backing the proposal.


https://www.rrstar.com/news/20190917/hard-rock-offered-downtown-booster-group-support-in-exchange-for-rockford-casino-endorsement

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