Business Bits/Summer 2017

KMK promotes regional offerings at Kelley-Williams Company’s stores KMK Media Group, a marketing communications firm, was hired by Kelley-Williamson Company to develop a website promoting multiple hiring opportunities the company has available in the region. KMK has worked with Kelley-Williamson for nearly 10 years. Kelley-Williamson was founded in 1926 and has grown to a network […]

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SwedishAmerican Medical Center/Belvidere Honored with award

Every ten minutes a new person joins the national transplant waiting list. An average of 22 people die each day while waiting. Hospital professions play a critical role when it comes to tissue donation and SwedishAmerican Medical Center/Belvidere (SAMC/B) is proud to announce that it recently was awarded with the University of Wisconsin Organ and […]

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NorthStar receives additional matching funs from DOE/NNSA NorthStar Medical Technologies LLC, parent company of NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC, has received additional matching funds from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA), bringing to $11.1 million the total funded for NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes’ accelerator method of producing the medical radioisotope molybdenum-99 (Mo-99). The […]

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YWCA hires V2 Marketing to develop corporate website  YWCA of Rockford recently hired V2 Marketing Communications to develop a corporate website. The website will reflect new branding requirements of the national YWCA and users will be able to read the website content in either English or Spanish. YWCA (Young Women’s Christian Association) draws together members […]

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On the move

Bonnie Arrington of Spectrum Insurance Agency, 5301 E. State St., Rockford, Illinois, attended an ethics class presented by Perfection Cleaning & Restoration on May 24. Arrington received three credits towards her Continuing Education requirements set forth by the Department of Insurance in the State of Illinois. Karla Rodgers of Spectrum Insurance Agency completed her ‘Agency […]

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Geske wins several Edward Jones Awards William Geske of the financial services firm Edward Jones recently won several awards at the firm’s summer regional meetings, including the Goodknight Completion Award, the A. F. McKenzie Award, and the Circle of Success Award. The awards, albeit different in nature, recognize Edward Jones financial advisors for their work […]

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Beloit Health System chef seeks to serve healthy and tasty meals

BELOIT — When Beloit Memorial Hospital’s Executive Chef of Hospitality Services Tom Sullivan was asked to build a menu around a theme of “growing together,” he decided to offer bison tenderloin stuffed with turnip greens and pheasant. After all, bison and pheasant graze together. To recreate their grassland habitat, he sprinkled a base of microgreen […]

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Work begins on ambulatory surgery center at NorthPointe

ROSCOE — In 10 months or so, the new ambulatory surgery center could be accepting patients at the NorthPointe Health and Wellness Campus. A groundbreaking ceremony was held in April for the 30,939-square-foot facility that will represent a $15.27 million investment for Beloit Health System. “We could not have done this without your support,” Beloit […]

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Love’s Park Motorsports expands, relocates to revamped Roscoe facility

ROSCOE — Loves Park Motorsports recently hosted a grand opening of its new Roscoe location. The family-owned business that repairs and deals in new and used ATVs, utility vehicles, Sea-Doos, pontoon boats and motorcycles as well as apparel, parts and accessories was first opened in Machesney Park in 1996 by the Jack family. It’s still […]

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Future funding of I-39/90 uncertain because of budget

Work continues despite questions of future funding on Interstate-39/90 expansion in Wisconsin. Despite concerns about no new revenue for highway projects in the next state budget, State Rep. Amy Loudenbeck, R-Clinton, said there are eight projects from the Illinois/Wisconsin state line to Janesville, and five more from Janesville to Edgerton along Interstate 39/90 this summer […]

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