- Rockford visitor spending jumps
- The misguided Cecil the lion debate
- State, union extend contract again
- Willow Creek left in the dust by development
- CUB helps residents find best deal
- What the Scott Walker fundraising controversy means for 2016
- Corn prices fade as supplies stay in surplus
- Cubs make history in an unfortunate way
- Pension battle headed for SCOTUS?
- Closed for Progress: downtown’s steady revival
Community news and notes
Jacqueline Gommel of Gommel Design fulfilled the requirements to become a LEED-accredited Professional for Commercial Interiors. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Commercial Interiors provides a set of standards to help create high-performance green interiors that are healthy, productive places to work, less costly to operate and maintain, and have a reduced impact on the environment. Gommel Design, based in Rockford, provides interior design services in northern and central Illinois. … Eric Holstein was named sales manager at Rj Link International Inc. He is responsible for planning and directing all aspects of the sales and marketing strategies to maximize growth and revenue. Rockford-based Rj Link is a precision manufacturer of gear boxes, including speed increasers, speed reducers, transfer cases and custom designs for major industrial original equipment manufacturers worldwide.
from the Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2009 issue