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 [...]
Gases fuel profits at ILMO Products – A family company pulling business out of thin air for 104 years
BY DAVID BLANCHETTE A Jacksonville-based family company has been pulling business out of thin air for 104 years. But they are not just sitting on their gases. They continue to add product lines and find new uses for existing ones. ILMO Products Company is a distributor of industrial, laboratory, medical, cryogenic and propane gases in [...]
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 [...]