Goldie B. Floberg Center Micro-Business Receives Grant

Goldie B. Floberg Center Micro-Business receives $3,000 U.S. Bank Foundation Grant Rockton, IL (December 2, 2016) – Goldie B. Floberg Center received a grant of $3,000 from U.S. Bank Foundation to help fund the expansion of a community partnership Vending program. The program works to provide job skills development and job placement for adults with […]

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Lisa Carter Joins Blackhawk Bank’s Business Division

Lisa M. Carter has joined the Blackhawk Bank’s business division as an Assistant Vice President. Lisa is a skilled banker with 15 years’ experience in Commercial and Small Business Lending, Cash Management, Private Banking, Wealth Management, Retirement Planning and Insurance.  In addition to working on behalf of privately owned companies, she has also worked closely […]

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SwedishAmerican’s Puttin’ on the Glitz Fashion Show Raises More Than $50,000 for Oncology Patients and Families

SwedishAmerican’s Puttin’ on the Glitz Fashion Show Raises More Than $50,000 for Oncology Patients and Families   The 19th annual Puttin’ on the Glitz fashion show was a sell-out once again this year. More than 500 supporters attended this year’s event on November 11 at Giovanni’s, raising more than $50,000. Proceeds of the event benefit […]

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SwedishAmerican Provides $250,000 Gift to University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford

SwedishAmerican Provides $250,000 Gift to University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford             The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford is pleased to announce SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health, has provided a $250,000 gift to support the College’s M1 expansion project, offering education to first-year medical students in Rockford. When the […]

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SwedishAmerican President & CEO Announces Retirement

SwedishAmerican President & CEO Announces Retirement             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 […]

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Beloit Regional Hospice Gives Spirit of Caring Award

  Ribfest Organizers Honored with Spirit of Caring Award at Most Successful Hospice Gala Yet.    Beloit, Wisconsin:  Beloit Regional Hospice’s 12th Annual Doves and Diamonds: Celebrate Hospice Gala continued the event’s long tradition of year-over year growth.  The beautifully renovated Eclipse Center was transformed into a glittering wonderland as the greater Beloit community came […]

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Beloit Health System Welcomes Nancy Moe Johnson, PA-C

Beloit Health System welcomes Nancy Moe Johnson, PA-C,  to the Gastroenterology Team, in the Beloit Clinic, under the collaboration of Dr. Tsu-Hon Wang and Dr. John Johanson.   Nancy Moe Johnson completed her Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Nancy has past experience, training and certifications in the role […]

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SwedishAmerican Introduces New Pulmonary Specialist

SwedishAmerican Introduces New Pulmonary Specialist Suraj Bopanna, MD   SwedishAmerican is pleased to welcome our new Pulmonary Specialist Suraj Bopanna, MD. Dr. Bopanna has been practicing for ten years and is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine. He practices all aspects of pulmonology, with a special interest in interstitial lung […]

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Beloit Hospital Excels in Patient Safety

Beloit Hospital Earns “A” Grade for Patient Safety in Fall 2016 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade    BELOIT,WI, November 4, 2016 – New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S., were recently announced by […]

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Community Against Cancer Presents Check to Beloit Cancer Center and Beloit Health System Foundation

Community Against Cancer Supports Fund for Children of Cancer Patients   The Board of Community Against Cancer (CAC) recently presented a check for $6,500 to Beloit Cancer Center and Beloit Health System Foundation. The funds were raised by CAC and designated to assist the children of cancer patients in Beloit. Their fundraising campaign was named the “Let […]

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