Change in ownership for State House Inn

The State House Inn, located at 101 E. Adams in Springfield, is undergoing a rebranding as part of a recent ownership change. General manager Jerald Harris stated that the prior owners sold the hotel on November 8, 2017. “We’re now owned by Red Roof, but we are going to be branded as The State House [...]

Sikich promotes Richard Lynch to partner-in-charge in Springfield.

Professional services firm Sikich recently promoted Richard Lynch, CPA, to partner-in-charge of its Springfield office. With 18 years of experience providing audit, tax, accounting and consulting services to clients, Lynch also leads the firm’s not-for-profit and higher education practices. “Sikich has been a key part of the Springfield community for more than 35 years, and [...]

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Engrained Brewery & Restaurant promotes Gabi Turley to General Manager.

Engrained Brewery & Restaurant has promoted Gabi Turley to General Manager. Gabi has been with the local company since 2016 and was formerly the Restaurant and Events Manager. The Springfield native and mom of two said she was excited about the new role. “Working for Engrained has been the highlight of my career. Being a [...]

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Author of ‘Just Medicine’ to speak on racial bias in health care

Implicit bias is the single most important determinant of health and health care disparities, argues author and lawyer Dayna Bowen Matthew. She will address questions of race, inequality and health care at the 2nd Annual Alonzo Homer Kenniebrew, MD, Presentation on Health Inequities and Disparities. The address is part of an annual discussion of health [...]

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ATHENA Leadership Award

Nominations for this year’s ATHENA Leadership Award are open. Nominations must be submitted online at by February 28. The ATHENA Leadership Award honors an exemplary leader who has achieved excellence in their business or profession, served the community in a meaningful way and, most importantly, actively assisted women to achieve their full leadership potential. [...]

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Building Permit Roundup – Feb. 14

BY NAN KORDING Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Feb. 5, 2018, and Feb. 11, 2018. County Market has obtained a commercial building permit for 1903 W. Monroe St. The permit is for a 20 x 40 tent for the garden center from Mar. 20, 2018, to Jun 25, [...]

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Brahler now a Mortgage Lender with Hickory Point Bank

Ella Brahler is now a mortgage lender with Hickory Point Bank in Springfield. She started with the bank in October 2016 as a dealer services representative. “Ella has been a great addition to our Springfield team,” said Bob Mizeur, senior vice president and market manager. “Her strong work ethic and dedication to service will be [...]

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Weatherholt Joins Hanson Professional Services

Aaron Weatherholt, P.E., recently joined Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Springfield headquarters as a senior project manager. He will take a leading role in the advancement of Hanson’s Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and local government transportation engineering endeavors and serve as a project manager for transportation engineering project.  Before joining Hanson, Weatherholt worked for IDOT [...]

Freedom Real Estate and Coldwell Banker Springfield Merge

The Coldwell Banker Springfield team is growing after a merger with Freedom Real Estate. Coldwell Banker Springfield, which previously had 35 agents, has now added an additional nine real estate agents: Diane Davenport, Julie McCormick, Hero Tameling, Jodi Moscardelli, Kerris Osborn, Becky Jo Carver, Andrew Kinney, Jim Wall and Freda Wall. “Coldwell approached us about [...]

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Springfield Hospitals, County Health Department Collaborate on Project to Assess Sangamon County’s Health Needs

Memorial Medical Center, HSHS St. John’s Hospital and the Sangamon County Department of Public Health are once again collaborating on a project to assess the health needs of the residents of Sangamon county.  As part of the assessment process, the two Springfield nonprofit hospitals and the county health department will ask all county residents to [...]

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