- Goodwill’s free income tax sites open Jan. 30
- Rock Valley College hosts FAFSA Completion Night Feb. 4
- Stateline Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference Feb. 5
- Cardiology Millennium Conference Feb. 2
- Scammers lurking to trap last-minute Super Bowl ticket buyers
- Sharing memories of Ernie Banks
- EarthTalk: What fish can we eat?
- Rock Valley College hosts entrepreneurship event Jan. 30
- Tube Talk: ‘The Americans’ begins third season
- Conservatives join New Hampshire rally in support of campaign finance reform
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