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Photography for Social Media seminar

Are you interested in learning the best techniques for getting great photos for social media?  Whether you own a restaurant, retail store or work in the service industry you can take images ready to post online on your phone that will help sell your business to your followers. Local First is partnering with Kate Spencer [...]

By |April 18th, 2018|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

Fact or Fiction: The fate of Bergner’s at White Oaks Mall

Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., the parent company of Bergner’s, announced late Tuesday that it has accepted a bid from liquidators that will close its stores nationwide. Several employees of the local Bergner’s store confirmed they were told yesterday that the Springfield location will close in 10-12 weeks. On February 4, 2018, Bon-Ton and its subsidiaries filed [...]

By |April 18th, 2018|Categories: News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Apr. 18

BY STACIE LEWIS Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Apr. 9, 2018 and Apr. 15, 2018. AT&T Mobility (a lessee) obtained a commercial building permit to upgrade the existing telecommunications facility at 1215 Bunn Ave.  Fulton Technologies, Inc. is the contractor and the project is valued at $20,000. Springfield [...]

By |April 17th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Allied Design Consultants moving to MacArthur Boulevard

Last fall, Springfield Business Journal reported that the boutique clothing and gift store District 23 would be moving into 830 South Grand, the location occupied for many years by The Wardrobe. Now architectural firm Allied Design Consultants, Inc. has moved into District 23’s former location at 1413 S. MacArthur Boulevard. Allied Design was previously located [...]

By |April 17th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Apr. 11

BY STACIE LEWIS Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Apr. 2, 2018 and Apr. 8, 2018. Rogers Supply Company obtained a commercial building permit for addition work at 1710 S. 9th St.  The contractor is Joyner Construction Services and the project is valued at $120,000. TJX Companies, Inc. obtained [...]

By |April 11th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

15th Annual Women of Influence Awards

Security Bank and Springfield Business Journal are proud to sponsor the 15th annual Women of Influence. This program honors local women for their contributions to the Springfield area community. This year’s recipients are Dr. Clarice Ford, Rev. Margaret Ann Jessup, Aruna Mathur, Polly Poskin, and Angela Sowle. Dr. Clarice Ford currently serves as the interim [...]

By |April 11th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors opening Springfield location

Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors originally opened for business 40 years ago in Chicago, and the original showroom in Evergreen Park still serves Chicago area residents. The company is now headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois and has expanded to include operations in Rockford and Peoria, along with three locations in Wisconsin and a new location [...]

Scott Dahl appointed director of Convention & Visitors Bureau

Mayor Jim Langfelder has announced Scott Dahl as his appointment to be the next director for the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau. Dahl has spent 25 years in association, lodging and tourism industries, generating record revenues in both lodging and association sectors.  Since 2002, Dahl has served as the Director of Membership for the Illinois [...]

By |April 9th, 2018|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments
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