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SWEDISHAMERICAN HOLDS OPENING CEREMONIES FOR NEW SPECIAL PROCEDURES CATHETERIZATION LABORATORY

SwedishAmerican celebrated the opening of its new state-of-the-art Special Procedures Catheterization Laboratory (Cath Lab) expansion today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and staff open house celebration. SwedishAmerican board members, leaders and staff gathered to announce the opening of the Cath Lab, which will be used to perform interventional cardiology, interventional radiology and peripheral vascular procedures.  “On […]

Savant Capital Management Acquires Kingston Wealth Management Group

Savant Continues its Growth Surge of Quality RIAs; Adds First Bloomington, IL Location   Kingston Financial is Savant’s seventh acquisition since 2012; first presence in Bloomington Acquisition increases Savant’s assets by $150 million; $6.5 billion overall Kevin Kingston, founder, and Christopher Ruedi, financial advisor, become employee owners of Savant   ROCKFORD, Ill. (November 7, 2019) – Savant […]

SWEDISHAMERICAN ANNOUNCES PRESIDENT AND CEO TRANSITION

SwedishAmerican announced today that Dr. Michael J. Born has resigned as President and CEO of SwedishAmerican to pursue other interests.   “On behalf of the SwedishAmerican Board of Directors, I would like to thank Dr. Born for his years of service and contributions to SwedishAmerican,” said Bill Roop, SwedishAmerican board chair.    SwedishAmerican will begin […]

First National Bank and Trust Announces Promotions

First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce the following promotions. Anna Toye has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Human Resources Director. In her position, she is responsible for all areas of human resources (HR) including compensation, benefits, training, employee relations, staffing, and payroll, as well as administration of the UltiPro HRIS […]

KENNETH GOLD, M.D., HAS BEEN AWARDED MASTERSHIP IN THE AMERICAN COLLECE OF PHYSICIANS

Kenneth Gold, M.D., MACP, Chairman of Medicine at Beloit Health System, has been awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists.    Dr. Gold completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, in 1966. Fellowship in Psychiatry and Medicine, at University of Rochester Strong Memorial […]

Savant Certified for Fiduciary Excellence for 12 Consecutive Years

 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, announced today  that CEFEX, the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence, LLC, has renewed the firm’s […]

Beloit Health System hosts Women’s Tea and Talk

In honor of October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Beloit Health System will host a complimentary “Tea and Talk” from 12-1pm on Friday, October 25, Beloit Memorial Hospital, Auditorium. Come and enjoy a tea and light refreshments, a 3D Mammography/Breast Cancer and Imaging presentation by Dr. Melissa Amberger, learn about Stroke Prevention and enjoy a […]

Learn Proper Chainsaw Operation and Safety

Learn the basic function and operation of a chainsaw and how to handle it safely. Natural Land Institute will offer the Beginner Chainsaw Operation and Safety Workshop on Sun., Nov. 3 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at their Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Rd., Rockton, Ill. This is a great learning opportunity for […]

Goldie B. Floberg Kicks Off Mother Christmas Program

Mother Christmas Program is looking for help again this year to provide wonderful Christmas gifts for the members of the Goldie B. Floberg Center Family. Our clients are working on their wish lists and are excited for the Christmas season to come. Beginning Monday, November 4th, Mother Christmas will be taking calls at (815) 624-8431 […]

HENDRICKS FAMILY FOUNDATION JOINS THE PACKARD FAMILY TO HELP FUND BELOIT HEALTH SYSTEM’S FAMILY CARE CENTER RENOVATIONS

The Hendricks Family has made a most generous contribution of $1,000,000 to support the future Packard Family Care Center at Beloit Memorial Hospital (BHS). This gift is in addition to the Packard Family donation of $1,000,000. The renovations estimated at $6,500,000 is the first comprehensive renovation to the Family Care Center since the hospital was […]

Christmas at the Farm

Back for a sixth season, Christmas at the Farm is gearing up to host another premier holiday shopping experience. Co-hosted by Nellie’s Barn Sale and Meyer’s Tails Up Farm, the event is the first holiday market of the season in Stateline region. Held on the grounds of Meyer’s Tails Up Farm, 5390 Irene Road in […]

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, […]