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    Thursday, May 25, 2017
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners and Winnebago 4-H are working with a group of youth ages 8-14 and helping them grow a pizza garden at the Extension office. Granted, they are not actually growing pizzas in the garden, but they are learning how to prepare and plant all the veggies and herbs that go on a pizza. U of I Extension Master Gardeners Jeff & Judy White of Winnebago ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, May 25, 2017
    Highland’s Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society for Nursing inducts new members Highland Community College’s Beta Delta Chapter of the Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society for Nursing inducted seven new members in a ceremony held on May 11, 2017. This year’s inductees are Desiree Holz of Freeport (president); Jackie Johnson of Argyle, WI; Rebecca Molander of Leaf River; Sara Sleeman of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, May 19, 2017
    Highland’s Royal Scots wow them at Eagle Ridge on May 4 Galena — The Eagle Ballroom at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa was the setting for an entertaining evening that included refreshing beverages, a delicious four-course meal, and engaging vocal and instrumental music, when Highland Community College’s Royal Scots entertained area residents on May 4 at a special fundraising ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, May 19, 2017
    Highland celebrates graduates at 54th Commencement Ceremony FREEPORT — On Saturday, May 13, Highland Community College celebrated its 54th annual Commencement in the courtyard between the Marvin-Burt Liberal Arts Center and Natural Science Center/Ray and Betty Stamm Health Science Nursing Wing. A large crowd of guests gathered to celebrate the achievements of 157 graduates participating in ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Friday, May 19, 2017
    FREEPORT — Highland Community College has named Chad Boudreau as the new Highland Cougar Men’s Basketball head coach. He replaces Tone Boyle, who accepted a position as assistant coach at Eastern Illinois University after leading the Highland program for the past three seasons, earning a berth to the NJCAA National Tournament this past March. Boudreau comes to the Cougars after ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Friday, May 19, 2017
    Special Saturday Mornings Coming to FHN Women’s Diagnostic Center FREEPORT, Ill., May 16, 2017 — Beginning May 27, FHN is offering women a chance to mix friends, fun and good health with Saturday Mornings for You, an opportunity for women to reserve a time at the Women’s Diagnostic Center for a morning of pampering, learning and taking care of an important screening. Up to 16 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Friday, May 19, 2017
    Cornerstone Credit Union Awards Scholarships to Local Students FREEPORT, IL – Cornerstone Credit Union proudly announces the recipients of their 2017 Founders’ Scholarships: Emily Diffenderfer, Orangeville High School; Heather Musser, Stockton High School; and Priscila Castillo, Sterling High School. Each will receive a $5,000 scholarship in graduated payments over four years ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, May 19, 2017
    FREEPORT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION Awards $64,678.21 in Grants FREEPORT, IL. – May 4, 2017 - The Freeport Community Foundation Board of Directors awarded eleven grants totaling $64,678.21 to area non-profit organizations that provide a variety of programs and services benefiting northwestern Illinois at a Grant Reception on May 4, 2017. Spring 2017 grants were awarded from the Freeport ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community
    Friday, May 19, 2017
    Firm receives two engineering awards for improved infrastructure in two Iowa cities FREEPORT, IL (May 18, 2017) - Fehr Graham , a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm headquartered in Freeport, announced it has received two Engineering Excellence Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Iowa. The firm was presented an Engineering Achievement Award in the ...read more
    Categories: Newsletter , Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, May 11, 2017
    FHN Expands Walk-In Wednesdays to Include Thursdays FHN’s Walk-In Wednesdays, a day set aside for no-appointment mammograms at the FHN Women’s Diagnostic Center, has been so popular it’s been expanded through Thursdays, too. Beginning May 11, no-appointment mammograms will be available from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays and from noon to 3 p.m. on Thursdays each week. Simply ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, May 05, 2017
    Brodeski Speaks at Barron’s and Forbes Events Following the successful acquisition and integration of five financial advisory firms during the past five years, Savant Capital Management CEO Brent Brodeski has become a recognized thought leader and sought-after speaker in the area of business succession planning and mergers and acquisitions for the RIA industry. Headquartered in Rockford, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Newsletter
    Thursday, May 04, 2017
    13 WREX named Outstanding News Operation by Illinois Associated Press URBANA (WREX) – 13 WREX has been named the Outstanding News Operation by the Illinois Associated Press for the second time in the last four years. The award was presented Saturday night in Urbana at the Illinois News Broadcasters Association Spring Convention. The Outstanding News Operation award is the top prize ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, May 04, 2017
    Students, faculty and staff recognized at Student Leadership Breakfast Highland Community College held a Student Leadership Breakfast on Friday, April 28, in the Student/Conference Center to recognize individuals for their leadership in a variety of roles on campus and in student clubs and organizations. Highland President Tim Hood recognized Isaac Asche (Freeport) and Hannah Fehr (Rock City) as ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    FREEPORT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION IS ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR THE JOHN M. DROGOSZ YOUTH SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION/TREATMENT MEMORIAL FUND FREEPORT, IL. - April 7, 2017 - The Freeport Community Foundation is taking applications for the John M. Drogosz Youth Substance Abuse Prevention/Treatment Memorial Fund. Grants made from this Fund will be directed to non-profit organizations with ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Education
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