It's no secret that the pandemic and economic shut down has been hard on everyone. But it hit our local small businesses especially hard. As many major retailers and large companies stayed open, our local small businesses were forced to

Halo Cupcake Address: 7969 Forest Hills Rd, Loves Park Business Phone: 815-282-1225 Hours of Operation: Monday 10-4, Tuesday through Friday 10-5, Saturday 10-2 Business Email: Year Established: 2012 Brief Description of your Business: Bakery specializing in cupcakes, cakes, wedding cakes How do you collaborate with other

ALPINE BODY SHOP, INC. Address: 4804 HYDRAULIC ROAD, ROCKFORD, IL. 61109 Business Phone: 815-874-4424 Hours of Operation: 7:30 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M. MONDAY THRU FRIDAY Business Email: Year Established: 1977 Brief Description of your Business: Established in 1977, Alpine Body Shop is one of the

The Event Boutique Address: 1422 20th St., Rockford Business Phone: 779-770-0852 Hours of Operation: By appointment Business Email: Year Established: 2015 Brief Description of your Business: A private event space designed exclusively  for intimate engagements. What is the best advice anyone has ever given you about

Pampered Pet Grooming Address: 3702B N. Main St. Rockford, IL. 61103 Business Phone: 815-282-9663 Hours of Operation: Monday through Saturday 9-4 Business Email: Year Established:1984     Description: We are a full service grooming salon and carry pet food,treats and boutique items for your pets, we also have

Your Business Name: Eickman's Processing Address: 3226 S Pecatonica Rd., Seward, IL 61077 Business Phone: 815-247-8451 Hours of Operation: M - F 7:00am - 5:30pm, Sat 7:00am - noon Business Email: Year Established: 1953   Brief Description of your Business: Our family-owned business specializes in custom

Ground Floor Skateboards 333 E State Street, Rockford Monday and Tuesday: Closed Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: 2:00 - 8:00 PM Saturday: Noon - 8:00 PM Sunday: Noon - 5:00 PM Email: Established in 2016 Brief Description: We are a skateboard shop offering independent brands made by skateboarders for skateboarders. What

Get your tickets to our inaugural SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE: #SOCIALROCK happening Monday, May 23 at Midway Village Museum from 9am-4pm. Tickets are $40 for WBL Members, and $55 for non-members and includes lots of amazing add-ons. Read about the speakers

AnJan's Eats Rockford,  Il. Email: Established 2011 Description: We are a mobile food stand that grills our food on site on charcoal and apple wood. We cook chops, chicken, burgers, and pulled pork with a delicious bourbon glaze, We offer many other choices and styles

Ads or Tails Phone: 800-248-0118 Website: Email: Description: AdsOrTails allows Rockford-area consumers the chance to win gift cards and earn unique coupons in exchange for learning about and providing feedback to Rockford-owned businesses. What do you love about Winnebago County OR why did you choose Winnebago

Peak Medical Home Care Phone: (815) 398-1333 Website: Description: PEAK Medical Home Care provides a full range of healthcare services for any age right in the comfort of home: Companionship/homemaker, certified nursing assistant, nurses and physician. Our services are available from a single hour to 24 hours

Your Business Name: Laynie Bug's Bows Business Phone: 815-222-4828 Hours of Operation: All Hours Business Email: Year Established: 2010 Brief Description of your Business: Laynie Bug's Bows (named after my daughter) originally started with hair accessories, head bands, bows and some clothing. Over the