Job expansion continues at the Chicago Rockford International airport with Pinnacle Logistics hiring both permanent and seasonal workers. Amazon’s Prime Air cargo fleet and USP are growing. A $9 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation was announced by Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth and Representative Cheri Bustos.
The N-TRAK Group of Loves Park donated its demolition services to take down the former Maid-Rite at 1116 Auburn St. The restaurant was there from the early 1960s through 1999. Source: Rockford Register Star, May 11, 2019
“Your Advance Fuel Oil Ration” letter, May 15, 1943, from the Office of Price Administration, Rationing Division, Seattle, Washington. When received, the letter would have included Fuel Oil Coupons, which would have been used to heat the home. The letter included tips for conserving as much fuel oil as possible. Found in a 1943 East High School Yearbook; no ration coupons found, as they would have been used.
Eric Anderberg is following in his father’s footsteps. Malcolm Anderberg started Dial Machine, a large precision shop in Rockford, over 50 years ago. in 1966. After graduating from Augustana Colllege, Eric joined the family business. He is vice president and co-owner; his brother Jeff Anderberg is president. Eric learned his job from the ground up.
Source: North West Quarterly Magazine, Annual Guide 2019
Dr. Sandra Martell is the director of the Winnebago County Health Department. The department works with many other agencies, and is concerned with public safety, education, job training, transportation, access to healthy foods, sources of clean water, exposure to crime and violence, and access to health care services. Source: Northwest Quarterly Magazine, Annual Guide 2019
Carolyn Bailey, along with others, founded Rockford Dance Company. The permanent home is now located in Rockford’s Riverfront Museum Park. They also have a dance school, summer classes and workshops. Source: Northwest Quarterly Magazine, Annual Guide 2019
Laura Furman was curator at Tinker Swiss Cottage beginning in 1997. She became chief curator at Midway Village in 2006. There are 150,000 items in the archives. Source: Northwest Quarterly Magazine, Annual Guide 2019
Jean Crosby and her husband DIck own Crosby Stark Real Estate. In 2002, she was appointed Illinois’ real estate director. In 2015 she received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Realtors. She currently serves on the Winnebago County Board. Source: Northwest Quarterly Magazine, Annual Guide 2019