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Fred VanVleet Fest Uplifts
Rockford Through Basketball 

FVV Fest 2022: Bet On Yourself Bowling,
FVV Experience & FVV Summer Camp

In partnership with NBA all-star, world champion and Rockford native Fred VanVleet and the VanVleet Family Foundation, Plus Seven Company helped bring VanVleet's signature events back home this summer through the production of the Fred VanVleet (FVV) Fest 2022. An all-ages three-part event series, the FVV Fest 2022 featured Bet On Yourself Bowling, the FVV Experience & the FVV Summer Camp.


As the FVV Fest 2022 opening night Thursday, June 23, Bet On Yourself Bowling brought the community together for cosmic bowling, a silent auction, prizes, music and fun for a good cause. On night two, Friday, June 24, VanVleet’s high school alma mater served as the backdrop for the FVV Experience, a rec night built for the community that included a variety of court activations and games, giveaways, shooting contests, and all things FVV.


The FVV Summer Camp was held at Auburn High School on Saturday-Sunday, June 25-26, and served as the FVV Fest 2022 finale. Camp kids received a t-shirt, lunch, and training from VanVleet and his expert staff.

Video & Photo Gallery Credit: FlyGuy Films / Film or Die Entertainment

Proceeds from the FVV Fest 2022 benefited the VanVleet Family Foundation (VFF), a private, family managed, not-for-profit philanthropic organization. The VFF was established to help those struggling with the effects of poverty through creating career development, clothing drives and educational opportunities.


Special thanks to the following entities for supporting the FVV Fest 2022 and the work of the VanVleet Family Foundation:


Canada Goose | City of Rockford


Anderson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram | Blackhawk Bank | Rockford IceHogs |

Penny Appeal USA


Country Financial | Folk Williams Financial Management, Inc. | FurstStaffing |

Hard Rock Casino Rockford | Par-Lay Sports & Entertainment | 

Rockford Community Bank (A Wintrust  Community Bank) | UW Health


Gambino Realtors | Peter & Heather Provenzano Charitable Trust | Rock Valley College | Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau


Auburn High School | Beef-A-Roo | Buffalo Wild Wings | The Cherry Bowl | Chik-fil-A |

Li-Ning | Pepsi in the 815 | Rockford Public Schools | Schiro's Restaurant & Lounge |

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