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Hometown Holiday Schedule of Events

The Stateline area is full of amazing holiday traditions, with the local tree farms, lighted parades, charity drives, and so much more...including the area's longest running Christmas celebration, Rockton Christmas Walk. The Roscoe Hometown Holiday adds to our community traditions in its 2nd year, and it looks like the event will be amazing. The event [...]

W@W Successful Clothing Drive

The Women @ Work Committee held a professional clothing drive to collect items for Rockford Rescue Mission’s Works! Program. This program helps those in their recovery program gain and refine the skills they need to enter into the workforce. Classes are also offered to the public including Microsoft programs, resume writing, interviewing skills and more. […]

Savant Capital Management Recognizes Current Employees

Savant Capital Management, an independent, nationally-recognized, fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, is pleased to recognize Diane Peters for earning the Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional™ (FPQP™) designation and Eamon Verdone for earning the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA®) designation. Senior Marketing Specialist Diane Peters earned the FPQP™ designation from the College for Financial Planning. The designation is an industry […]

SwedishAmerican Announces New Board Members, Names Officers

SwedishAmerican welcomes three new members to its board to serve a five-year term; Dr. Tiffanie Ferry, Anqunette Parham and Elizabeth Bolt (UW Health member). Officers of the board, who will serve a two-year term, include Bill Roop, chair; Rev. Ken Board, 1st vice chair; Jeff Kaney, 2nd vice chair; and Dan Ross, immediate past chair. […]

SwedishAmerican Breaks Ground On New Edgewater Medical Center

SwedishAmerican officially broke ground today on its new state-of-the-art Edgewater Medical Center, located at 2909 N. Main Street in northwest Rockford. SwedishAmerican leadership, board members, doctors, and representatives from the City of Rockford, along with local officials, formally broke ground on its new $9 million clinic. Additional project partners for the new facility include Schmeling […]

Brent Brodeski Named One of Chicago’s Notable Financial Advisors

 Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized, fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, with additional locations in Chicago, Downers Grove, Hoffman Estates, Naperville, St. Charles, and Wilmette, is pleased to announce that CEO Brent Brodeskihas been named one of Chicago’s Notable Financial Advisers in 2018 by Crain’s Chicago Business. Brodeski joins a list of 40 honorees designated as […]

Casino Night Did Not Disappoint

The Stateline Chamber’s 3rd Casino night was definitely a night to remember. With nearly 100 attendees, the American Legion Hall in Rockton was a packed house. The committee comprised of Anabel Toye, Natalie Wilson, Branda LaBuy, Kelsi Getty, Tami Kellerman, and Kelly Maier spent countless hours over the months leading up to it making sure […]

Jingle Bell ROCKton

The 3rd annual “Jingle Bell ROCKton” takes place Friday and Saturday, November 2nd and 3rd from 10 to 5! This collective Christmas Open House is the biggest one yet, featuring 19 downtown Rockton shops and restaurants! Almost all businesses are within two blocks! The stores will be decked out with a huge variety of shopping […]

Savant to Host Year-End Tax Planning Program Tied to New Tax Law

With most of the changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act going into effect this year, Savant Capital Management is hosting an informative program to help individuals become familiar with the changes and how to minimize taxes. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 fundamentally changes the individual income, business, and estate tax landscape. In […]

Rockford Listed as One of the “15 Best Places to Move to in the U.S.” by Prominent Consumer Magazine

According to prominent consumer magazine Reader’s Digest, Rockford has been recognized as one of the “15 best places to move to in the U.S.” The recently published article highlights small cities and big towns across the United States that are flying under the radar and touts these places as “the perfect destinations to set-up house […]

SwedishAmerican VP of Operations Earns Top Award From American College of Healthcare Executives

Jedediah Cantrell, VP of Operations at SwedishAmerican a Division of UW Health in Rockford Illinois, received the American College of Healthcare Executives Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award on Friday, October 12, 2018 at the chapter’s fall conference in Normal Illinois. The Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award recognizes ACHE members who are experienced in the field […]

Savant Capital Management Recognized as RIA Leader by Barron’s and Forbes

Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized, fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, has been ranked by Barron’s in its list of Top 40 Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) Firms and recognized by Forbes, naming Brent Brodeski, CEO of Savant, as one of America’s top wealth advisors. Savant earned the No. 35 spot on the list of the Top 40 RIA Firms by Barron’s, a […]