The mission of the Friends of the Coronado is to champion the historic Coronado Theatre, a time-honored symbol of civic pride, as a performing arts center and community asset for all to use and share.

“The Friends of the Coronado would like to thank the individuals, foundations, organizations and corporations who support the of Coronado Performing Arts Center through their annual sponsorships and gifts”

Sponsor Spotlight

Rick Sperando – President, Black Diamond Plumbing and Mechanical, Inc.

SperandoThe Coronado Performing Arts Center is a stunning example of both the rich history of Rockford and the vision of a community working together towards a future that guarantees accessible art, culture, and entertainment to the next generation of Rockford families. We are proud to pair Axberg and Black Diamond with Rockford’s Crown Jewel as a Premier Season Sponsor.

CarynskiOSF Healthcare is proud of serving this region for more than 115 years. A key part of that service is in support of programs and organizations that make Rockford a great place to be. OSF is honored to be a Premiere Sponsor of the Friends of the Coronado supporting their mission to preserve the Coronado Theatre, and to enrich our community.

Andrea Ward – Rockford Market President, BMO Harris Bank

WardThe BMO Financial Group is proud to partner with the Coronado Performing Arts Center as a Premier Season sponsor. Being a committed corporate citizen is an important part of who we are and how we approach our business-and that means supporting key community partners like the Coronado, which is always center stage for celebrated arts and cultural events.

David J. Klintworth, President, Senior Financial Advisor, RSM LLP

KlintworthAs we navigate through our Transform Rockford process, we need to be mindful of the many great attributes and amenities that our community already offers. The Coronado Performing Arts Center is one such jewel, providing a unique venue for a variety of cultural events. RSM LLP is proud to be a sponsor of the Coronado and to help continue its legacy in our community.

Foundation Support

  • Brubaker Charitable Trust
  • Gloyd Family Foundation
  • Kjellstrom Foundation
  • Gordy and Mary Ann Smith Charitable Trust
  • Smith Charitable Foundation
  • Bergstrom Inc. Foundation
  • William Miller Trust