Rosecrance names new Administrator

Rosecrance is pleased to announce Joan Lodge, LCSW, has accepted the position of Administrator of Adult Community Mental Health; which includes oversight of the Rosecrance Ware Center, Belvidere, Rosecrance Mulberry and recovery housing. Joan is a current member of NASW, IL National Association of Social Workers and was named Social Worker of the Year in […]

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Lisa Zeimetz graduates from Risk Management School

First National Bank and Trust Company (FNBT) announced that Lisa Zeimetz, senior vice president and compliance officer, has successfully completed the American Bankers Association’s (ABA) Risk Management School. Zeimetz joined FNBT in August 2015 and has nearly 20 years of banking experience.

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Bryden breaks ground on new ‘Express Lane’ facility

Bryden Motors announced today their plans for a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the construction of their new “Express Lane” facility. Designed by Angus Young Architects, the 4,000 square foot facility will be constructed by Corporate Contractors Inc. (CCI). The Express Lane building will include a service office and waiting area with a large glass […]

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Rock Valley College welcomes two new leaders

Rock Valley College (RVC) has announced the appointment of Jonathan Hardbarger as the college’s Dean of Aviation, Engineering and Apprenticeship, and Garry Krause as Vice President of Workforce Development. Hardbarger will oversee the aviation maintenance, engineering, electrical engineering technology, manufacturing engineering technology, and apprenticeship programs at RVC. Hardbarger was most recently the Director of CTE Program Development at Mohave […]

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SwedishAmerican welcomes new endocrinologist, Dr. Amrutha George

SwedishAmerican  recently announced its new endocrinologist, Amrutha George, MD. Dr. George has a special interest in thyroid cancer and hyperthyroidism, along with Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of thyroid nodules. She is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism and is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the Endocrinology […]

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FNBT awards $2,500 prize for ‘Crack the Vault’ event

Renae Stevens, branch manager of the First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) branch in Winnebago, Illinois, presented a $2,500 grand prize to Amanda Insko as part of the bank’s “Crack the Vault” customer appreciation event. Community members were invited to visit one of three Winnebago County branches the week of Aug. 4 – 11 to […]

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Jerry Smith to retire after 50 years in commercial banking

First Business Financial Services, Inc. announced today Jerry Smith will retire from its board of directors on Oct. 26. The board has elected Gerald Kilcoyne as chair effective Oct. 26. Mr. Smith was Founding CEO of both First Business Bank and its parent holding company and started First Business in Madison in 1990.

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R.H. Batterman employees receive UAV pilot licenses

Two R.H. Batterman employees, Ellyn Subak P.E and Kristin Belongia P.L.S., recently received  their Unmanned Aerial Vehicle pilot license required by the FAA  to fly a drone for commercial purposes. Both Subak and Belongia are able to provide UAV (drone) services to Batterman clients for use in surveying, engineering and construction management, by providing high resolution […]

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KMK Hired by Pierce Distribution

KMK Media Group, a Rockford-based marketing communications firm, was hired by Pierce Distribution to handle its marketing efforts including social media, web development, public relations, email marketing and graphic design.

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uBreakiFix opens in Beloit

On August 1, uBreakiFix opened a store in Beloit, providing repair of electronics and diagnostic consultations. This is the brand’s second location in Rock County and the fourth location for owners James Hineline and Lori VanCoulter, who also own stores in Janesville, Rockford, and Machesney Park.

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