The development of the Keeling-Puri Peace Plaza is made possible by the vision, energy and generosity of the Rockford community.

Special recognition is accorded to:

The Keeling Family Rockford Park District
The Puri Family Senator Dave Syverson and Family
Dan and Linda Arnold City of Rockford
Kristine Cohn Winnebago County
Judith Barnard Winnebago County Forest Preserve District
Robert Bottensek Helen Gjerde
Cord Construction Lee Sido
Rockford Blacktop Construction Illinois Department of Natural Resources
John Malburg Jim and Pam Keeling
Miller Engineering Sunil and Jenine Puri
Morse Electric Jim and Andrea Gustafson and family

Contractors and Service Providers

Significant services were provided by many Rockford area contractors and service providers in the conceptualization and construction of the Keeling-Puri Peace Plaza.

First Rockford Group Commonwealth Edison
The Lannert Group City of Rockford
Heritage Engineering Winnebago County Forest Preserve District
Terracon Consulting Engineers Three Hammer Construction
C&H Building Specialists Naturescape Designs, Inc.
Medicine Man, Inc. Stanton Cemetery Lettering
Impact Imaging Bollinger, Lach, and Associates
Thayer Lighting Company Wayne Erickson
Winnebago County Diamond Masonry
Winnebago County Highway Department Morse Electric, Inc.
Liebovich Steel Cord Construction
Custom Glass Company K2 Marketing & Design
Benson Stone Company Rockford Blacktop Company
Samco, Inc. Lamont Emory and Company
Wonder Dog Media, Inc. Lawnscapes/Rob Bottensek
Miller Engineering, Inc. Herold Flags
Underground Services, Inc. Peace Pole Makers USA
Cooling Landscape Contractors Jerry's Trophies & Awards
Earthworks, Inc. Lawn Maintenance  

Photographs by:

Scott Gribble Sherry Young
Judy Barnard Mike Graham
Pamela Keeling Ed Grob

At Peace Plaza,
One World
Comes Together.

May Peace Prevail on Earth