Original Women’s Conference Inspires Women, Helps Neighbors

Now in its 10th year, this remarkable conference at a Rockford church inspires women around the world to make a difference through their faith in God.

Success Story: LawnCare by Walter, Inc.

The grass truly is greener after 30 years in business. Meet the Walter family and learn how they’ve creatively turned setbacks into opportunities through their Cherry Valley-based lawn care company.

Meet Amy Ott: Boylan Catholic High School’s First President

Amy Ott is giving back to her alma mater by embracing a new leadership position at Boylan Catholic High School. Learn how she’s made an impact on students, staff and the community this past year.

Smart Living Weekly – September 7, 2016

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Surgery: Ancient Art, Modern Miracles

Surgery still can be scary for a patient, but with the major advancements that have happened over the past half-century, operations are now safer than ever before.

Starlight Theater Celebrates 50th Season

Starlight’s 50th season promises to be as enchanting as the theater housing it. Reminisce with director Mike Webb as he recounts the best and worst moments of the theater’s eventful history.

Franchesco’s Ristorante: Three Generations Celebrate Italian Dining

The Salamone family has spent the past 30 years serving impeccable food at Francesco’s Ristorante. Discover how these Sicilian natives took their business from a pizzeria to a fine dining establishment.

10 Pro Tips for Mastering Your Golf Game

Whether you’re a seasoned player or new to the game, keep your golf season strong with these tips from our region’s pros.

Allen Pang: ‘The Last Pearl Harbor Veteran’

It took a world war and a special wife to transplant this native Hawaiian to Rockford. After surviving 68 bombing missions, Dr. Allen Pang used all he learned to overcome obstacles and savor a beautiful, meaningful life.

Case Study: To Manage Discord, Empower Your Team

From its earliest days as a two-man team, Crimson Valley Landscaping endured bous of uncertainty – until it became clear that a new paradigm was needed. The result is a company culture that puts a premium on improvement.