Two ABC Supply Co. managers earn top honor

When Ken and Diane Hendricks founded ABC Supply Co. Inc. in 1982, it was with a dream of putting contractors first, treating them with respect and giving them access to the products, service, and expertise they need to succeed. Each year, ABC Supply recognizes associates who best exemplify this commitment and the company’s seven guiding […]

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Hansen joins Rockford Mutual Insurance Company

Eric Hansen joined Rockford Mutual Insurance Company as Network Engineer earlier this month. Hansen has many years of experience in his field joining the Rockford Mutual team after spending several years with C.B. Distributors, Inc. and other regional entities. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from Strayer University. Hansen is a retired U.S. […]

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FNBT announces promotions

First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) recently announced the promotions of four employees in the Human Resources and Marketing departments. Anna Toye has been promoted to Vice President – Human Resources Manager. Toye is responsible for all areas of human resources including employee relations, staffing, and payroll, as well as administration of the UltiPro HRIS system. She joined […]

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Rosecrance Medical Director receives award

Rosecrance Medical Director, Dr. Raymond Garcia, recently received a Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at the 2018 Convocation ceremony in Rockford. Each year the award recognizes faculty who have demonstrated outstanding interest and commitment to the College of Medicine by providing special support and/or activity for teaching of undergraduates, […]

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On the Move Fall 2017

Mary Kay Morrison, of Rockford, Illinois, was honored with a plaque and gavel during the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor (AATH) annual conference in Orlando, Florida, for completing two years as association president. Kathy Velasco, President of V-2 Marketing, was presented with AATH’s 2017 Wilde About Humor Award. This award goes to a company […]

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On the Move/Summer 2017

Ninety-six brokers affiliated with RE/MAX offices across northern Illinois recently earned recognition for their career achievements. RE/MAX brokers are eligible for four career awards, each marking an important professional milestone while they are affiliated with RE/MAX. The awards, in ascending order of significance are: Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement, Circle of Legends and Luminary of […]

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SwedishAmerican President & CEO Dr. Bill Gorski to Retire on July 1

Dr. Bill Gorski who for the past 16 years has been president and CEO of SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health, will retire from his position effective July 1, 2017. Dr. Michael Born, currently SwedishAmerican’s Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer, will succeed Dr. Gorski as president and CEO. “Dr. Gorski has been an […]

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Local Lender Receives USDA Rural Development Award

BELOIT– USDA Rural Development State Director, Dave Schwobe, named First National Bank and Trust Company as a recipient of the 2016 Silver Million Dollar Lender Award. The Award is presented each year to lenders who have partnered with, and made a significant contribution to, supporting Wisconsin rural residents looking to become homeowners through the USDA […]

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Ryan Renz Joins First National Bank and Trust as Controller

BELOIT – First National Bank and Trust Company (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Ryan Renz has joined the company as controller and officer. A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Renz sits on the board of directors for the university’s […]

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On the Move – Spring 2017

Comfort Keepers Northwest Illinois is pleased to announce caregiver of the month for October and November 2016. Awarded for their outstanding service to seniors are Lucy Owens Comfort Keeper of the month for October, and Debbie Daniels, Comfort Keeper of the month for November, 2016. “Caregiving is such an important job. Our office is exceptionally […]

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