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Laurie S. Miller, MBA – President 2 HB Human Resources & Benefits Solutions – named 2019 National Risk and Insurance Magazine Power Broker.

When Kaney Aerospace acquired a company twice its size, the benefits challenges were substantial. Ramping up quickly, Laurie S. Miller, MBA, president of 2HB HR & Benefits Solutions, found a far less expensive benefits program that did not sacrifice coverage levels or provider networks, implemented a free on-line employee enrollment platform and communicated the new […]

Savant Capital Management Financial Advisors on Forbes 2019 Best-in-State Wealth Advisors List

Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized, fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, announced today that CEO and Financial Advisor Brent Brodeski and Financial Advisor Jakob Loescherhave been named to Forbes’ 2019 list of Best-in-State Wealth Advisors. The ranking includes 84 Illinois-based wealth management advisors, outside of Chicago, naming Brodeski #2 and Loescher #38. Forbes is an American business […]

SWEDISHAMERICAN FOUNDATION RAISES $145,000 AT ANNUAL GALA

(Rockford, IL) – SwedishAmerican Foundation is excited to announce it raised nearly $145,000 at Swedes’ Night, its annual gala on March 2 at Giovanni’s.   Swedes’ Night featured food, dancing, dueling pianos, and a silent auction, with proceeds benefiting SwedishAmerican’s new Creekside Medical Center, a 70,000-square-foot multispecialty clinic set to open in July at 3505 […]

SWEDISHAMERICAN PARTNERS WITH RRVBC FOR “THANK THE DONOR” PROGRAM

SwedishAmerican is pleased to announce a new partnership project with the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) entitled “Thank the Donor.” “Thank the Donor” allows recipients of blood transfusions the opportunity to send anonymous messages to the person who donated the blood they received.   The new program launched Monday at the SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer […]

SWEDISHAMERICAN FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES ANNUAL “CARING FOR OUR COMMUNITY” GRANT PROGRAM

The SwedishAmerican Foundation is excited to announce it will award grants through its third annual Caring For Our Community grant program. The Foundation will provide financial support to not-for-profit organizations, particularly those that complement the SwedishAmerican Foundation’s mission and vision. The grant application will be available Friday, March 1 through Monday, April 15.   This […]

STATELINE CELEBRATES NEW BLACKHAWK BANK ROSCOE BANKING CENTER

On February 26, Blackhawk Bank, along with the Stateline Chamber and Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce, dedicated the new Roscoe Banking Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  Numerous bank representatives, public officials and chamber members were present to officially mark the opening of the new Banking Center located at 5506 Clayton Circle, Roscoe, IL 61073. […]

Mayor Tom McNamara – Keynote Speaker

News Release – Mayor Tom McNamara – Keynote Speaker – 2HB HR & Benefits Seminar – New Session Added – Officer Joe Drought Workplace Violence Prevention and Response. When: Tuesday March 5, 2019 – Seminar Runs from 8-Noon.  Mayor scheduled for approximately 9:30 a.m. Where: Radisson Convention Center – 200 S. Bell School Rd., Rockford […]

BELOIT HEALTH SYSTEM EMPLOYEES TO BE HONORED

On Tuesday, February 19 at 3:00pm in the Beloit Memorial Auditorium, 21 Beloit Health System employees will be honored for their exemplary service to our patients, family members, and their fellow employees. During the event, one employee will be selected to attend a special program at the Disney Institute in Orlando, Florida. The event is […]

LOCAL HEALTH SYSTEMS TO HOST PUBLIC DISCUSSION LED BY NATIONAL ADVOCATE FOR TRANSFORMING END-OF-LIFE CARE

OSF HealthCare, Mercyhealth and SwedishAmerican are pleased to host Dr. Jessica Zitter for a free community discussion surrounding end-of-life care on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford (1601 Parkview Avenue).   Dr. Zitter is a critical care physician and national advocate for transforming end-of-life care in America. She […]

CFNIL Grant 2019

Macktown Living History in Rockton, IL is proud to announce that it has received an $18,366.49 grant for “Lessons From Our Pioneer Past”.  The grant was awarded by the Jon W. Lundin Preservation Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois’ Community Grants Program. “Lessons From Our Pioneer Past” is a project designed to make […]

NEWBORN BABIES BORN AT BELOIT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CELEBRATE AMERICAN HEART MONTH WITH RED KNIT HATS

Volunteers for the American Heart Association are celebrating American Heart Month by knitting hundreds of red hats that will be given to all babies born at Beloit Memorial hospital during the month of February. The Little Hats, Big Hearts™ project raises awareness of heart disease, the number one killer of Americans, and congenital heart defects, […]

Jakob Loescher Named Severson Dells Board Vice President

Savant Capital Management, an independent, nationally-recognized, fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, is pleased to announce that Financial Advisor Jakob Loescher has been named vice president of Severson Dells board of directors. The non-profit organization has been connecting people to nature for more than 40 years.   “I am a proud member of the Severson Dells board of […]