Business Recommendations by WWP

Embroidery Business

Thread Magic Designs, Linda Osthus, is an incredible business.  Her art of embroidery is incredible.  No job too big or too small.  She can digitize any logo or can assist you create something unique.  Prices are extremely reasonable.  Market your business with embroidery.  Contact Linda at:  (815) 228-7637.  Tell her Sally told you to call.  Linda’s website is

Mary Sheahen – Sheahen Group Coaching

Mary Sheahan is an experienced health care executive with extensive senior leadership and board leadership.  She is by far the expert in the leadership field.  Contact Mary at (708)421-0084 or

Promotional Products, Wearables

HALO Branded Solutions, Julie Reimer.  I have not only used Julie, but worked with her on various projects.  She is dedicated to her clients/customers and will go the extra mile to make sure you get what you ordered.  I would not hesitate to use her services again and again.  Contact Julie at  Tell her Sally sent you!

Chiropractic Care

HealthSource, Dr. Oki Villarreal, has “magic hands”!  Dr. Oki’s style is open, honest, and healing of the entire body, mind and spirit from head to toe.  Dr. Oki will also help you decide which nutrient supplements are best for your health.  I highly recommend Dr. Oki.  I trust her explicitly.  (630) 898-6111.

Speaker, Web Design

Brian Basilico, B2B Interactive Marketing is a social media guru!  Brian has been my go-to expert for over 6 years.  Whether you are looking for someone to speak on social media or train you and your staff, Brian is the man!  He is also an accomplished web designer.  Contact Brian at, (630) 692-1431 or Text to (630) 248-6232.


Starved Rock Harley Davidson in Ottawa, Illinois is by far one of the best dealers in the Midwest.  Located just off Route I-80, SR Harley has a full selection of Harley wearables including gloves, hats, helmets, coats, shirts, gifts, and other accessories.  They have a full line of motorcycles and the expert staff to assist you with any question.  Their parts department is highly trained and their service is impeccable.  (815) 431-1900.

Business Lawyer

Traci Ellis, Esq., based out of Elgin, Illinois, is an Attorney at Law who will assist you with your every business legal issue.  Concentrating her practice in women-owned business legal issues, Traci will guide you through every step to make sure your business is set-up the correct way.  Read more about Traci Ellis at

Business Coaching & Start Up

As a woman in business, Darlene Ziebell, Center For Women Owned Businesses, can help you not only start a business, but take your business to an entirely new level. The purpose of this center is to provide women with a powerful and affordable way to get coaching, support, education and networking on how to grow a business to 7+ figures and beyond.  Giving women business owners the opportunity to join others from around the world and begin a journey to business prosperity.  Darlene Ziebell –;

Interior Design

JL Design Group, LLC, Jodi DiVietro, is a very talented interior designer.  From big to small, Jodi and her team can do anything!  Contact Jodi at or (630) 452-3940.

Not-For-Profit Organization

Angel Bears of Hope, founded by Maralee Halterman, is a charitable organization that delivers angel bears, hope and love to children and women with cancer.  For over 20 years, Angel Bears of Hope has delivered hundreds of bears to hospitals and individuals in need of a special hug.

Moving & Storage – Logistics

Stevenson Transfer has it’s headquarters in Ottawa, Illinois, but can move you anywhere.  From business to industrial to your home or vehicle, Stevenson will treat your possessions like their own.  I have used Stevenson Transfer and highly recommend their services.  Why pay the burden of moving yourself when Stevenson can do it for you at reasonable rates.  Fully insured.  Contact Angie Stevenson at (815) 433-0970.

Fine Art, Murals & Decorate Faux Finishes

Laurie Ragan, Ottawa, IL.  Subdued earth-tones and an exemplary attention to detail, Laurie’s fondness for old world architecture, romantic medieval castles, have become her trademark.  She has several series sought after by collectors, including “Seasons of the Moon”, four seasons set; The Halloween Collection; Winter Magic Collection; and the “Once Upon A Time” Collection.  (815) 325-4320  Work available at: Déjà vu, Ottawa, IL and Artworks Gallery, The Willows, Utica, IL.  Whether you travel or simply have an appreciation for far-away places, you will certainly enjoy the magnificent original works by Laurie Ragan.  Portraying the true beauty of Italy, England, Ireland, France, and Scandinavia, what one might capture through the lens of a camera is far surpassed by what Laurie brings to life with a stroke of her brush.


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