A reception and awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the United Community Bank located at 1900 W. Iles in Springfield. The public is welcome to attend, although RSVPs are requested by emailing info@springfieldbusinessjournal.com.

The 2019 recipients of the Best Places to Work award, sponsored by United Community Bank and Springfield Business Journal, are America Ambulance, Country Lane Memory Care, Illinois Real Estate Title Center and Sacred Heart-Griffin High School.

To be eligible to be considered for the award, a company must have been in business for at least two years, be located in Sangamon or Morgan county and have 16 or more employees (those with 15 or fewer employees are eligible for the small business awards program, 15 Under Fifteen). A record number of employees nominated their companies this year.

Read the profiles of this year’s recipients here.