If you’re interested in obtaining funding for a startup company, investing in one, or networking with other women who are engaged in startups, Innovate Springfield is hosting a program on Women in Startups and Investment from 4-5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20. Innovate Springfield will be facilitating a conversation with women who have started, scaled, [...]
Jon Austin, the executive director of Springfield Area Arts Council (SAAC), has stepped down in order to accept a position with the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA). In his new role, Austin will be working with FEMA to assist with museum restoration after disasters such as the recent hurricanes and wildfires. Austin joined the Arts [...]
LLCC's new Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. Aviation Center, located at 815 S. Airport Dr., Springfield.
Join Levi Ray & Shoup, Inc., Lincoln Land Community College, and elected officials for an open house event and ribbon cutting celebrating the new Levi, Ray & Shoup Aviation Center at LLCC. The event will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 25, with an open house from 4-5 p.m., and a ribbon cutting at 5:30 p.m., [...]
Kevin Seeley, new president and CEO of HSHS St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield.
On Wednesday, Aug. 18, HSHS St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield announced the appointment of Kevin G. Seely, PA, MBA-HA, MS-IHMP, as president and CEO. Seely is the replacement for past president and CEO Patti Fischer, who now serves as the chief operating officer at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. With more than 25 years of [...]
Fight for Air Climb
On Monday, Oct. 2, HSHS St. John’s Hospital began implementing the American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Quality Improvement Program. The program brings mobile CPR training carts to the hospital, which will help staff maintain skill competency through frequent CPR training. Instead of recertifying every two years, HSHS St. John’s Hospital staff will now be able to [...]
Gov. Bruce Rauner is expected to sign a bill next week which is touted by a coalition of business and immigration interests. Senate Bill 31, known as the Trust Act, would prohibit arrests based solely on a person's immigration status, among other provisions. The Illinois Business Immigration Coalition praised Rauner for saying he would sign [...]
Steven Warren. Photo courtesy of Hanson Professional Services Inc. Hanson Professional Services Inc. announced this week the hire of Steven Warren as land acquisition project manager. Warren fills the role vacated by Dennis Hollahan earlier this year, when Hollahan became the firm's internal legal counsel. A licensed professional land surveyor, Warren most recently [...]
The Springfield location of retailer Target is getting a rooftop solar installation. Located at 3445 Freedom Drive, the Target store obtained a permit from the City of Springfield on Aug. 14 to install a 420-kiloWatt solar system. EFS Energy Inc. of Springfield is the contractor for the project, valued at $649,101. Other permits approved by [...]