Business Spotlight

June 2022
Our June Business Spotlight is NorthStar Graphics. NorthStar Graphics was founded in 2001 and has had the same goal since they opened,

“To provide the finest custom printed apparel for
schools, businesses and organizations.”
In 2021 they added a disc golf pro shop to their store front. The
name is Outta Bounds Disc Golf. Here you can find all your disc golf needs including, discs and related equipment as well as custom tags and awards for disc golf clubs and tournaments. And of course, custom disc golf apparel.
For those interested in getting involved in disc golf, there are a couple local clubs. Durand Disc Golf Club, Forest City Flight Club, Freeport Disc Golf Club and Rockford Disc Golf Club all put on tournaments locally.
Pecatonica will also have a course very soon; it should have baskets installed by mid-June.
NorthStar Graphics will be hosting their own tournaments and leagues soon. For the latest updates on when those will start you can follow their group at
NorthStar Graphics
424 Main St.
Pecatonica, IL 61063
(815) 239-2299


May 2022
Our May Business Spotlight is Aaron’s Greenscape.

Aaron’s Greenscape, Inc. is a locally owned and operated professional high-quality lawn care provider. Aaron’s has been in business for 20 years. During that time they have received “What Rocks In Rockford” awards and have an A+ B.B.B. rating.
They specialize in quality Lawn care treatment services like Organic Base Granular Fertilization, Guaranteed Weed Control and Insects/Mosquito Bite StopDisease control/prevention as well as Green-Keeper programs. Aaron’s can also treat Trees and Shrubs Disease, insects and also nutrient needs with our Tree and shrub programs. Aaron’s also have Injection / Banding treatments and even have Fruit Tree programs.
Aaron’s is active in many community organizations. As a testament to their commitment they decided to be proactive ” we visited local businesses, parks, and community centers, we often wonder how much more inviting they would be with just a couple treatments of our service each year. So, we formed project Green Town. Also Military discounts through Project EverGreen to Lawn treatments for Fire stations to community fun spots like Little Cubs FieldWinnebago County 9/11 Emergency Responders Memorial and Seward community Center. We really enjoy giving what we can to our area that we call home and anyone can request help on our green town web page.”
New Customer Discount Available- $50 OFF your first treatment 🌟 DO IT ALL ONLINE -or- GIVE US A CALL. Estimate 👆
$50 for each new customer you refer-you can stack them as credits, customer or not.
Aaron’s Greenscape
16255 Grant St.
Pecatonica, IL 61063

April 2022
Business: The Scoop

Our April Business Spotlight is The Scoop. The Scoop opened April 4, 2020 and has made an impact in the community quickly becoming a “must visit” to locals and out of town visitors. They had their Grand Opening for the 2022 season April 1. Known for their extensive ice cream menu they have multiple offerings for everyone even non-dairy options including Soy options and Italian Ice. Their “THIS $&@! JUST GOT SERIOUS” flavor won 1st place at the 2021 World Dairy Expo.

The Scoop has been very involved in the community sponsoring youth sports teams, participating in holiday events and supporting scout troops. They have a “Donate a Cone” program that allows all children access to the fun treats regardless of their ability to pay. Donations can be made at the register.
The Scoop offers an outdoor pavilion space that is available to use to host special events like birthday parties or Girls Nights.

Current hours are 3pm-7pm Friday-Sunday
The Scoop is hiring if you or someone you know is looking for a fun summer job.

“Where Memories are Made”

The Scoop
101 S Benton St
Winnebago IL, 61088

The Scoop-Facebook

March 2022
Business: New Life Bible Church

Our March Business Spotlight is New Life Bible Church. New Life Bible Church was founded by Gary Turner in 1997 and currently is in its 3rd generation of ministry staff. Services are led by Lead Pastor Tim Spickler

New Life Bible Church has services every Sunday at 8:30am and 10:15 am.
Daycare is available during both services for children in grades pre-school through 5th.
The 8:30am service is available for streaming on the church Facebook page and the website.

In addition to Sunday services the church offers other groups and bible study classes including Next Level Youth that meets Sundays at 5pm and KidZone that meets Wednesdays at 6pm

New Life Bible Church is expanding to a 2nd location in Rockford and is excited to be involved in the community and looks forward to ministering to the members of that community as well.

“Bringing Christ to families and families to Christ”

New Life Bible Church
2285 N.Hoisington Rd.
Pecatonica, IL 61063
New Life Bible Church | Facebook

February 2022
Business: International Cultural Exchange Services

Our February Business Spotlight is International Cultural Exchange Services. Founded in 1991 by John J. Crist, ICES serves over 1500 students annually Nationwide. ICES is an International non-profit study abroad program that serves high school students wishing to expand their education to include a cross cultural experience. Programs vary in length from a few months to a year to fit a multitude of
student needs. International Cultural Exchange Services is accredited thru the U.S.
Department of State.

If you are interested in being a host family or have a student that would be interested in applying to participate as an exchange student visit their website or Facebook page.

International Cultural Exchange
International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES) | Facebook