Marissa Giannangeli Joins Williams-Manny as Marketing Associate

ROCKFORD, Ill. (July 1, 2013) – Williams-Manny welcomes Marissa Giannangeli to the team in the new position of Marketing Associate. Giannangeli will be providing support to and coordinating marketing activities to encourage Williams Manny to be a top of mind insurance agency in the community. She recently graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a Bachelor […]

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Taylor Company enjoying new kitchen

ROCKTON — The Taylor Company was showing off its hot and cold sides at a press conference to unveil its newly remodeled kitchen on Friday. Pancakes, steaks and salmon were speedily cooked on an innovative two-sided grill, and smoothies and frozen yogurt were served up in seconds. Taylor Director of Marketing Tricia Bennett said the […]

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Pearl Lake offers plenty beneath the surface

A World War II-era submarine, an airplane, a school bus and even a boat named the “Thora Ann” call South Beloit home. At Pearl Lake, visitors, and particularly scuba diving fanatics, have learned to anticipate and enjoy the unexpected — including what’s beneath the surface. “If we’re going to clean it up and put it […]

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Williams-Manny Welcomes Cheryl B. Church as Director of Service Operations

ROCKFORD, Ill. (July 1, 2013) – Williams-Manny announces the hire of Cheryl B. Church as Director of Service Operations. In her new role, Church will ensure Williams-Manny delivers an ideal experience for their customers. Church comes to Williams-Manny with 26 years of experience. Previously, she worked in the wireless industry as a Director of Sales […]

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New medical facilities abound

Steel beams are going up and backhoes are digging in the Stateline Area on new construction sites, and the local healthcare industry is a big reason why construction is increasing. Construction across the country experienced a slide between 2008 and 2011, but in 2012 and the first half of 2013, construction has seen modest growth, […]

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First American Credit Union to Merge

BELOIT — First American Credit Union, a part of First Community Federal Credit Union, recently announced its intent to merge with E & A Credit Union based in Port Huron, Mich. First American Credit Union, founded in 1933, has four local locations — 1982 Cranston Road, Beloit, 746 Fourth St., Beloit, 2525 Milton Ave., Janesville, […]

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SBJ Business briefs summer 2013

ABC Supply acquires JB assets BELOIT — ABC Supply Company, based in Beloit, has acquired the inventory and select equipment of JB Supply Company of Flint, Mich. JB Supply, a distributor of roofing, siding and other exterior building products, will operate as an ABC Supply branch. It will be ABC Supply’s first facility in Flint, […]

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Rock Valley Aviation Program Expanding

ROCKFORD — Rock Valley College is expanding its Aviation Maintenance Program, hopefully preparing a future workforce for a growing career field. Rock Valley College President Dr. Jack Becherer said the expansion provides an opportunity for students to learn a highly employable skill, while also preparing a workforce for existing local employers. In addition, the program […]

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Airport to enter second year of renovations

The Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport is getting ready to start the second year of its four-year building terminal renovation project. The project will include upgrading the terminal building’s east side and the construction of a new addition. It is expected to cost about $1.25 million, said Wendy Hottenstein, project manager of the Wisconsin Bureau of […]

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Stateline Area Business News in Brief

Goodwill host job fair ROCKFORD — Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois will be hosting a job fair from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on July 11 in its Rockford store at 4618 E. State St. Goodwill will be interviewing applicants on-site for a variety of part-time positions. Applicants must be available to work a flexible […]

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