Cornerstone Credit Union Awards $5,000 of Founders’ Scholarships

FREEPORT, IL – Cornerstone Credit Union is proud to announce the outstanding recipients of their 2022 Founders’ Scholarships: Addison Gitz, Freeport High School; Lindsey Melancon, Freeport High School; Savannah Weinberg, South Beloit High School; and Cailyn Piercy, Fulton High School. Each deserving winner receives a $1,250 one-time award. “As part of our community outreach, we proudly recognize these excellent high … Read More

OSF HealthCare OB/GYN Offices Moving to Better Serve Community

Contact: Paul Arco | Media Relations Coordinator | (815) 395-5036 | (Rockford, Illinois/April 15, 2022) – Starting April 25, our providers from the OSF Medical Group – Obstetrics & Gynecology location on Garrett Lane will now be seeing patients at the new location of OSF Medical Group – Obstetrics & Gynecology (621 Roxbury Road, Rockford). The move to this … Read More

Mindy Lucchesi Joins First National Bank and Trust as Vice President, Trust Officer

Beloit, WI, April 14, 2022 – First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Mindy Lucchesi has joined the bank as Vice President and Trust Officer. Lucchesi comes to FNBT with over 25 years of banking experience, working most recently as a senior fiduciary officer for another area financial institution. In her new role at FNBT, she will serve as … Read More

Local Bankers Complete Advanced IRA Workshop

Beloit, WI, April 18, 2022 – First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce that three FNBT employee family members, Jacki Yagla, Michele Miller and LaMonica Sharp, have completed the Advanced IRA Workshop offered by the Wisconsin Bankers Association. The Advanced IRA Workshop builds on the attendees’ basic knowledge of individual retirement accounts (IRA) to address some of the more complex … Read More


BELOIT, WI. (May 19, 2022) — Beloit Health System’s Volunteers in Partnership (VIP’s) are happy to celebrate a multitude of accomplishments this past year. The annual Appreciation Luncheon is a tradition we were excited to host once more for our volunteers. It is our way of saying thank you to the volunteer organization from everyone at Beloit Health System. The … Read More

Forest City Gear Announces Appointment of New President, Kika Young

Roscoe, IL (April 8, 2022) – Forest City Gear, an industry-leading manufacturer of fine and medium pitch custom gears, is proud to announce the appointment of Kika Young as President of the company. Kika Young looks forward to building upon the legacy of her parents, Fred and Wendy Young. Wendy Young was president of the company from 2002 until 2012, when she … Read More

Brian Goeller Joins FNBT as Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Beloit, WI, April 25, 2022 – First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Brian Goeller has joined the bank as Senior Vice President (SVP), Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Goeller comes to FNBT with 17 years of experience in the financial services industry. Most recently, he co-founded Coherence, a company that helped banks grow accounts and deposits through an enhanced … Read More

Cornerstone Credit Union Announces 2022 Founders’ Scholarship Program

FREEPORT, IL – Cornerstone Credit Union is now accepting applications for their 2022 Founders’ Scholarship Program. Cornerstone will be awarding four (4) $1250 one-time scholarships, for a total of $5,000, to deserving high school seniors. The deadline for submission is March 28, 2022. Since the program’s inception in 1998, Cornerstone has awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships to youth in … Read More


BELOIT, WI. (March 21, 2022) — Effective April 4, 2022, Beloit Health Systems vaccine clinic is moving and will be located at the Beloit Clinic building, 1905 E Huebbe Pkwy, Beloit, WI. Vaccine appointments will be available Thursdays and Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Complete COVID-19 guidelines and information can be found on the Corona Virus Resource webpage: … Read More