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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, […]

Hononegah Woman’s Club invites all Nonprofit Organizations to a special event

Hononegah Woman’s Club invites all nonprofit organizations or groups to join in a fun event focusing on volunteer organizations in the Stateline area. Behind this concept is an opportunity to become acquainted with other nonprofit groups or organizations while greeting the public. It is our hope that we can develop a better understanding by learning […]

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 […]

Laurie Selvey Joins First National Bank and Trust as Residential Loan Originator

First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Laurie Selvey has joined the bank as a residential loan originator. In this role, Selvey is responsible for providing Sound Advice to community members seeking home loans, and developing relationships with current and future customers of the bank. She assists customers with credit counseling and helps […]

Goldie B. Floberg CEO Appointed to State Task Force on Human Services Contracting

Goldie B. Floberg Center CEO John Pingo, Ph.D. BCBA-D, has been appointed to serve on the Task Force on State Contracting with Private Nonprofit Human Service Providers by Illinois Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady. Pingo was appointed to the Task Force on State Contracting with Private Nonprofit Human Service Providers pursuant to 20 ILCS 5140/10. […]

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 […]


 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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


Dr. Roger Kapoor, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.A.D, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Beloit Health System.  Dr. Kapoor has been with the Health System as of August, 2011.  Since starting with the Health System, Dr. Kapoor has built a successful Dermatology practice, served as Medical Director of Clinics and most recently, Vice President.  In […]

Ambassador’s Event Raises Over $650 for Scholarship Fund

On July 25th the Stateline Chamber Ambassadors held a Bingo Night to raise money for the Scholarship Fund at the VFW Post 2955. With over 30 attendees, the event was able to raise almost $700 to go toward the fund. The event was a great success, so much so that they are considering making this […]