Articles by Northwest Quarterly - 20
Business Milestone: Bryden Motors

A longtime face in the region’s car dealing business is making his debut in Beloit. See how George Shaffner landed his latest gig, and why it’s a perfect fit to be with a family-owned company that separates itself from the competition.

Lifting the Spirits of Young Adults with Cancer

Since its inception nearly six years ago, the Nikolas Ritschel Foundation has fulfilled the wishes of 75 young adults from 17 states. Read about Nikolas Ritschel’s story and find out how to get involved.

A Second First Start

When First Presbyterian and Second Congregational UCC in Rockford banded together, members discovered just what it means when two are better than one.

Country Church/City Church

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to influence the culture of our region. We enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city, in each issue.

Success Stories: Event Floral

The right combination of creativity and business savvy are driving this Rockford-area florist to play an ever-larger role in event planning. See how it’s grown and what it’s taken to make this rare bloom.