First National Bank and Trust Collects Over 45,000 Pounds of Electronic Donations to Benefit Goodwill

First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) recently collected 45,080 pounds of unwanted electronics through three free electronic recycling events held at FNBT branches in Clinton, Wisconsin and Roscoe and Winnebago, Illinois. Goodwill was on hand at each event to collect and help community members securely dispose of unwanted electronic equipment and devices such as computers, stereos, […]

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Celebrate Oak Awareness Month with Natural Land Institute

October has become known as OAKtober in the conservation community throughout the state of Illinois since it was first declared “OAKtober” in 2015. The purpose of OAKtober is to bring attention to the importance of oak trees, which clean our air and water, reduce air temperature and energy usage, and provide habitat for wildlife. Oak […]

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Savant Capital Management Women’s Wealth Initiative Hosts Gen X Jam Presentation

Initiative empowers women to pursue their best financial future Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford will host an educational event through its Women’s Wealth Initiative, “The Gen X Jam,” at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Prairie Street Brewhouse, 200 Prairie Street in Rockford. The presentation will provide valuable […]

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BELOIT HEALTH SYSTEM AND HOSPITAL PARTNERS EARN NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR PROMOTING ORGAN, EYE AND TISSUE DONATION

 Beloit Health System has earned national recognition for its efforts to engage hospitals in increasing organ, eye, and tissue donor registrations across the state, through the Workplace Partnership for Life (WPFL) Hospital Organ Donation Campaign. The WPFL is a national initiative that unites the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services […]

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2019 ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S®

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is World’s Largest Event Dedicated to Alzheimer’s Care, Support and Research ROCKFORD, IL- The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on September 7, 2019 at Sportscore One in Rockford. Nearly 800 people from the Rockford area are expected at this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to fight […]

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Nature Themed Poetry and Prose Reading

Rockford, IL – Natural Land Institute (NLI) will present the sixth annual Nature Poetry & Prose event on Friday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m. The poetry and prose reading event is presented in partnership with Nature at the Confluence, which is also the location of the program, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit.       Admission is free for […]

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Jakob Loescher Ranked Among America’s Top 20 Millennial Advisors

Savant Capital Management financial advisor recognized by Forbes for third consecutive year   Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, IL, with locations in Chicago, Downers Grove, Freeport, Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Peoria, St. Charles, Sterling, and Wilmette, IL; Santa Fe, NM; Madison and Park Falls, WI; and McLean, VA is pleased to […]

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