Abbey Resort renovations near completion

The Abbey Resort announced today the completion of its meeting and convention room renovations; the latest in a 12-month, multi-project and strategic initiative, which included extensive changes to the Geneva Lakes Meeting Rooms, resort hallways and lobby. Michael Lucero, general manager of the Abbey Resort, hired Milwaukee-based design and architecture group, Kahler Slater. The renovations began […]

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New quality assurance manager joins Forest City Gear

Forest City Gear has hired Bob McClain as Quality Assurance Manager to oversee the activities of the company’s quality lab and manage all its company-wide quality systems for aerospace, medical and other precision gearing applications. Mr. McClain brings a wealth of quality program management experience and a deep familiarity with precision parts manufacturing for the […]

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Karin Loewenkamp oromoted to Senior Credit Analyst and Officer

First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Karin Loewenkamp has been promoted to senior credit analyst, agricultural specialist and officer. In this role, she is responsible for underwriting commercial loans and assessing credit worthiness for agricultural banking clients. Loewenkamp is based at FNBT’s Beloit – Grand Avenue branch located at 345 […]

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Laurie Miller wins 2019 Power Broker of the Year Award

Laurie S. Miller,  president of 2 HB Human Resources and Benefits Solutions was named 2019 National Risk and Insurance Magazine Power Broker. This is the fourth-time Miller’s work has been recognized nationally. Risk & Insurance Magazine Power Broker Awards are an annual selection of the most effective and influential insurance brokers. Brokers are judged primarily […]

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Local American Family Insurance agency owner earns top honor for customer service

Shannon Ahrens, an American Family Insurance agency owner in Beloit, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. The service excellence distinction was determined through an evaluation process conducted under guidelines established through the company’s American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. The […]

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Rosecrance director accepts Women of Achievements Award at YWCA Leader Luncheon

Kristin Hamblock, Rosecrance director of compensation and benefits, recently accepted a Women of Achievements award at the YWCA Leader Luncheon in the 2019 Promise Award category. The Promise Award is given to young women between the ages of 18 and 35. The award celebrates an individual with sufficient community service and professional success to indicate […]

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First National Bank and Trust earns 5-star rating

First National Bank and Trust earned BauerFinancial’s highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability. First National Bank and Trust has earned and maintained Bauer’s recommendation (5-Stars or 4-Stars) for 69 consecutive quarters. Earning Bauer’s recommendation indicates the bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability and asset quality.

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Tri-Cor Mechanical establishes plumbing dvision

Tri-Cor Mechanical announced that the Company now offers commercial plumbing services to the Janesville area. Tri-Cor Mechanical, a division of Total Mechanical of Pewaukee, WI, has been providing high quality commercial HVAC services since 1977. “Plumbing is a natural addition to Tri-Cor’s existing Commercial HVAC, Controls and Environmental Services offerings. We are planning to add […]

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KMK Media develops marketing for medical device invented by local physician

KMK Media Group, a Rockford based marketing communications firm, developed and launched a new website and related marketing materials for a medical device called the E-Z Catch System, used for urine collection in laboratories and physician offices. The new invention is the brainchild of Rockford physician Dr. Charles Washington.

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Beloit Health System awarded hospital accreditation from the Joint Commission

Beloit Health System recently announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital, Home Health and Hospice Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. Beloit Health […]

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