IOFRD 2022 Event Organizers

Friends of the Fox River is grateful for the many events hosts and organizers that have made IOFRD a great success.

Municipalities

  • Waukesha Park District & city proclamation
  • Village of Port Barrington 
  • City of McHenry
  • Algonquin – Algonquin Public Library
  • Dundee Township x 2
  • Dundee Township Open Space x 2
  • Kane County Forest Preserve District x 2 
  • St. Charles Park District
  • City of Aurora
  • Kendall County Forest Preserve District

Service Organizations

  • Rotaries – Port Barrington, Barrington, Carpentersville, Batavia, St Charles, Carol Stream, Montgomery, Yorkville
  • St. Charles Kiwanis
  • Lions Club – Dundee Township
  • Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce
  • Yorkville Go Green

Business Hosts

  • Fox Valley Tai Chi
  • Hot Melt Yoga – $ donation
  • Howling Wolfe Kayak – $ donation
  • Flow Yoga – $ donation
  • Distance Social – $ donation
  • Healing Hearts
  • Moon Willow Tai Chi
  • Riverlands Brewing
  • HLR engineering
  • Junkluggers
  • World Touch Productions

Individuals

  • Jenni Schiavone – Full length paddle
  • Karen Flowers – 2022 pieces of trash
  • Rachel Herrick – Homeschool
  • Anthea Halpryn – Beginner’s paddle – $ donation

Port Barrington 

  • Friends of Hackmatack 
  • Geneva Lake Environmental Agency 
  • Kettle Moraine Land Trust
  • Environmental Defenders of McHenry County
  • Nippersink Watershed Association
  • Aquarius Systems 
  • Illinois Lake Management
  • Hey and Associates
  • Dave DiNaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles
  • Live Music by Tiny Country and Pistol Pete
  • Wauconda Area Fire Protection District 
  • ComEd
  • McHenry County Sheriff Department
  • Northern Moraine Wastewater Reclamation District
  • McHenry County Department of Planning & Development
  • Village of Port Barrington Trustees
  • Village of Port Barrington’s businesses
  • Broken Oar
  • Hermann’s Rest-a-While
  • No Wake Bar & Grill
  • Rogers Automotive & Lynn Dahl 
  • Berkshire Hathaway 
  • Stark Realtors 
  • Village of Port Barrington R.E.C. Committee (Recreation, Education, Community)

Algonquin

  • Fox Valley Jeep Club
  • Illinois Paddling Council/Trail Keepers
  • Prairie State Canoeists
  • IDNR Volo Bog
  • The Belvederes
  • Greater Kane County Wild Ones
  • McHenry County Audubon Society
  • Nicole Prather
  • Geneva Natural Resources Commission

St. Charles

  • St.Charles Canoe Club
  • Active Rivers Foundation
  • The Conservation Foundation
  • Fox River Helpers
  • St. Charles Park District Nature Volunteers
  • Kiwanis Club of St. Charles
  • American Heritage Girls Troop IL 224
  • Cub Scouts Pack 801
  • Wredling Middle School (specifically Ms. LaGrassa’s Class and GeoAdventure Club)
  • Northern IL Canoe & Kayak
  • AYUDH Chicago
  • Rotary Club of St. Charles
  • Riverlands Brewing Company
  • Troop 368, St. Charles Breakfast Rotary Club
  • DAR EKK Chapter
  • Carol Stream Rotary
  • Batavia Key Club

Yorkville

  • Kendall County Environmental Center
  • Boy Scouts of America Troop 34
  • Gripple
  • American Heritage Girls Troop IL 203
  • Yorkville Green Connect. 
  • We appreciate the support of the Yorkville Parks and Recreation staff and the gift cards for some lucky volunteers from Foxy’s Ice Cream in Yorkville too!

Partners at Various Locations

  • Illinois Audubon Society – Plum Island Eagle Sanctuary group
  • Johnsburg Jr High Outdoor Club
  • Boone-Dutch Creek Watershed Alliance
  • Environmental Defenders of McHenry County at 3 events
  • Elgin History Museum
  • Citizens for Conservation 
  • Flint Creek / Spring Creek Watershed Partnership
  • Izaak Walton League at 2 events
  • Ellis Middle School
  • The Conservation Foundation at 2 events
  • Friends of the Fox River at 6 events
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