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Kulek, Lynch each named partner-in-charge at Sikich

Two Springfield CPAs have been named partner-in-charge at professional services firm Sikich LLP. Joe Kulek The firm announced on July 19 that Joe Kulek has been named partner-in-charge of agribusiness services, which offers services like audits, accounting and investments to businesses in the agriculture industry. “At a time when the entire agriculture supply [...]

Instacart launches in Springfield as retail delivery grows

By Patrick Yeagle Delivery of groceries and other retail products is growing in Springfield, with San Francisco company Instacart the latest to launch delivery service here. Geared toward convenience, the nationwide trend is attracting both retailers and consumers. David Osborne, general manager of Instacart in Springfield, says the company started about five years ago when [...]

First high-volume fracking application filed in Illinois

By Patrick Yeagle It's been four years since Illinois adopted regulations on high-volume hydraulic fracturing, but it was only last month that the first application was filed with state regulators to actually use the controversial oil and gas extraction process. The company seeking the permit says its first well would be for research, part of [...]

By |June 27th, 2017|Categories: Business News, Government, News|0 Comments

Small Business Award winners announced

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and Hickory Point Bank announced the winners of the 2017 Small Business Awards at a luncheon on June 20. The winners are: Not-for-profit Business Director of the Year - Keith Wetherell of Illinois AMVETS New & Emerging Business Owner of the Year- Daren and Lisa Bohannan of Mosquito Squad [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Categories: Business News, Events, News|0 Comments

Handley joins Alignlife

Emily Handley has joined AlignLife of Springfield Chiropractic & Natural Health Center. Handley will serve as a massage therapist. “Having Emily on board is a great asset to our patients," said AlignLife of Springfield owner and chiropractor Dr. Bryne Willey. "With a combined approach, chiropractic and massage therapy, we are able to better offer a [...]

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