2024 Stateline Chamber Award Recipients

The Awards Gala was an amazing night of celebration, and we couldn’t be more thankful for all of our award finalists, our sponsors, our membership, and our community. It’s always a pleasure to bring attention to so many great people and organizations in the Stateline area. We are honored to announce the recipients of the 2024 Stateline Chamber Awards: New Business of … Read More

2024 Awards Gala Finalists

We are excited to present 8 Awards to local businesses and individuals at our annual Awards Gala. The formal dinner and awards ceremony is set for February 1st in the beautiful Pavilion @ Orchard Ridge Farms. Aligned with our mission to support and grow local business and quality of life, we’re honored to recognize excellence in the Stateline year after … Read More

Kim Hansen Joins FNBT

Beloit, WI, November 24, 2023 – First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to welcome Kim Hansen as Branch Manager of the Elkhorn branch location. With four decades of banking experience, Kim joins FNBT with a wealth of knowledge and a strong educational foundation.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and has graduated from both the Commercial Lending … Read More

Beloit Memorial Hospital Earns An ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group

(BELOIT, WI) November 8, 2023 – Beloit Memorial Hospital earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog that sets standards for excellence in patient care. Beloit Memorial Hospital was the only hospital to receive the “A” rating in South Central Wisconsin and North Central Illinois. Leapfrog assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” or “F” … Read More

FNBT Welcomes Two New Members to its Credit Services Team

Beloit, WI, November 21, 2023 –First National Bank and Trust (FNBT), is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its credit services team, Kerry Fox and Dan Kennedy. Kerry Fox, who joined FNBT in September 2023 as Vice President and Credit Manager, brings over 25 years of financial services expertise to her new role. Her responsibilities include overseeing credit … Read More

American Modern Roofing Supports CYT Rockford’s Production of “The Lion King Jr” in Rockton, IL

American Modern Roofing is proud to support and celebrate the performance of Disney’s The Lion King Jr, by Christian Youth Theater, at the Hononegah High School Performing Arts Center. The Rockford chapter of CYT Chicago is led by a fantastic team of Directors and Coordinators, and strives to instill the values of Character, Service and Excellence in the lives of the youth who take classes … Read More

OSF HealthCare Welcomes New General Surgery PA

OSF HealthCare is pleased to add a new general surgery physician’s assistant to its staff to better serve the community of Rockford and surrounding areas. The addition of Kayla Sojka, PA, will ensure increased access for patients in need of general surgery at OSF Medical Group – Surgery, 5668 East State Street, Ste. 1000, Rockford, IL. Kayla Sojka received a … Read More

Steven Johnson Joins M3 as Account Executive

Steven Johnson joins M3 Insurance as an account executive specializing in employee benefits placement and service. In this role, Johnson consults with clients to design and implement successful benefit programs. In doing so, he helps them manage their population’s unique risks and curate the right benefits offerings to meet their evolving needs. Before joining M3, Johnson gained over 13 years … Read More

Goldie Floberg Kicks Off the Holidays With Annual Mother Christmas Program

Goldie Floberg has a long history of ensuring holiday cheer and wonderful memories, especially through the decade’s long tradition of Mother Christmas and her gift-giving program. Mother Christmas needs help again this year to provide wonderful Christmas gifts for the children, teenagers, and adults with intellectual developmental disabilities served by Goldie Floberg. Clients are working on wish lists now and … Read More

Tech Tips To Keep Trick-Or-Treaters Safe On Halloween

Halloween is one of the most anticipated holidays of the year. Children pick out their favorite costume, celebrate with friends and community, and collect treats. But for parents, safety is a priority. Smartphones now have a variety of helpful safety features, like a built-in flashlight, easy access to emergency numbers and real-time location sharing. Older children and adults can easily … Read More