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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
FREEPORT, IL – Cornerstone Credit Union announces the addition of Julianne Johnson as Human Resources Manager, and Melissa Rippy as Branch Manager, to their experienced Management Team. Johnson brings to Cornerstone excellent staff management skills, with over 20 years of experience in human resources for area healthcare and manufacturing companies. A Freeport native, Julianne currently resides ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Blenders and More! According to the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturer, 90 percent of households report owning at least one personal or full-sized blender. With blenders continuing to be a staple in many homes and the use of blenders becoming more frequent, many are wondering how to get the most out of their blender. If you enjoy pureed soups and smoothies, or are thinking about making ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Newsletter
Monday, April 22, 2019
The R. C. Miller Agriculture Scholarship Fund is seeking individuals interested in applying for a scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year. Funds are given to help college and university students who are, or will be, studying agriculture, natural resources, or related programs with an emphasis in conservation. Those chosen to receive the award will receive a $1000.00 scholarship.To be eligible ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, April 22, 2019
FREEPORT, Ill., April 22, 2019 — Knowing the signs of stroke and getting help fast can save a life. Learn more about stroke and FHN’s award-winning stroke care at a free May is Stroke Awareness Month speaker series event from FHN.   FHN Stroke Program Coordinator Tracy Love, RN, BSN will talk about how to recognize a stroke and what to do if one is happening to someone you love at this free ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, April 12, 2019
Monday, April 08, 2019
Growers and producers selling into the local food system via farmers markets, farm stands, orchards, and other channels are invited to attend a workshop on digital marketing this May in Rockford. The Deeper Roots: Digital Marketing in the Local Food System program will be held on Saturday, May 18th from 9:00AM to 12:00PM at the University of Illinois Extension Winnebago County Office (1040 North ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, April 08, 2019
FREEPORT, Ill., April 5, 2019 — With the planned closure of Shopko in Freeport, FHN is announcing that FHN FastCare, located at Shopko, will be closing permanently at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30. Until then, business hours at FastCare will continue as always:   Monday – Friday              8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Saturday                              8:30 a.m. – 5 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, April 08, 2019
FREEPORT, Ill., April 8, 2019 — The public is invited to a special hearing screening and demonstration event at the FHN Audiology Department April 22 – 26. The event is by appointment only, and is free to attend.   FHN Audiologist Anneliese Hartman, AuD and her staff will conduct free hearing screenings and consultations and will present a demonstration of the ReSound LiNX Quattro™, the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, April 01, 2019
Freeport, IL---The Mediterranean diet, or eating plan is influenced by the cultures, lifestyles and typical dietary patterns of those living within the Mediterranean region in the early 1960s. The Mediterranean eating plan, gained notoriety when Ancel Keys, a researcher from the University of Minnesota, noted a correlation between cardiovascular disease and diet. During Keys research, he noted a ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, March 29, 2019
Food, we all love of it and we all need it. After all, it is essential for our survival. However, with all things loved, there is a price. Whether you enjoy going out to dinner with friends or preparing your meals at home, one thing has remained consistent, the rising cost of food. Over the past twenty years, average retail-food prices have increased 2.1% yearly, according to a 2019 summary by the ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
FREEPORT, Ill., March 26, 2019 — The Stephenson County Health Department and FHN are collaborating again this year to present a series of free Community Health Forums.   The series will begin Tuesday, April 9 at the Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street in Freeport.   The program, What’s Safe to Eat These Days? will begin at 5 p.m. It is free to attend; refreshments will be served ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
ROCKFORD, Ill. (March 20, 2019) – 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 Loescher have been named to Forbes’ 2019 list of Best-in-State Wealth Advisors. The ranking includes 84 Illinois-based wealth management advisors, outside of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Newsletter
Monday, March 18, 2019
Freeport, IL – The 2019 Stephenson County Fair will take place Tuesday, July 9 – Saturday, July 13 and is excited to announce the FHN Grandstand line-up as follows:Tuesday, July 9: Youth Night with Pro Bulls n Barrels Rodeo starting at 6:00 p.m.Wednesday, July 10: FMX Motocross Thrill show with celebrity guest judges James Stratton (WREX-TV), Steve Shannon and MJ (97WZOK Radio), and our very own ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, March 11, 2019
FREEPORT -- A week at a beautiful resort could be yours if you win first prize in the Senior Resource Center’s May Day Giveaway Raffle.    The contest runs until May 1 and also includes a gift card “bouquet” and a catering package as prizes.You can select an Interval International resort in the eastern half of the United States based on availability.  The trip, which only includes accommodations, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release