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Bill Pongracz joins Hanson Professional Services

Bill Pongracz, P.E., recently joined Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Springfield headquarters as a construction and asset management practice lead. He will oversee the coordination of employees who provide owner representation, surveying and data collection, construction observation, property management and asset management services. “I’ll make sure people are in the right places and make sure they [...]

By |May 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Decatur Memorial Hospital joining Memorial Health System

Decatur Memorial Hospital will become the second largest hospital in the Springfield-based Memorial Health System, pending regulatory approval. The boards of both nonprofit healthcare organizations reached an affiliation agreement in late April, with full affiliation set to occur on Oct. 1, 2019. “Remaining on the leading edge of health and patient care is critical to [...]

By |May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

Celebrating the horseshoe

Local historians and authors Carolyn Harmon and Tony Leone have written the history of the horseshoe in a book released on May 6, Springfield’s Celebrated Horseshoe Sandwich. The book highlights the various restaurants and chefs that have served horseshoes throughout the years, along with recipes for different versions of the iconic dish. On Wednesday, May [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

CherryBerry Springfield reopens

After closing last October, CherryBerry Springfield reopened on May 10 in the same location with the same ownership. However, owner Jeff Cash said the difference is that he has now moved to Illinois so that he will be able to personally manage the store, located at 2671 Chatham Road. “I’ve always owned it; my sister [...]

By |May 11th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Dr. Scott Boston appointed CEO of Passavant

Dr. Scott Boston, the chief medical officer of Passavant Area Hospital and an emergency medicine physician, has been approved by the hospital’s board of directors to serve as the next president and CEO of Passavant Area Hospital. He will assume his new role on June 3. Boston succeeds Harry Schmidt, who has served as Passavant’s [...]

By |May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

John Maxfield retired from INB

John Maxfield has retired as senior vice president of Illinois National Bank on April 30, capping a 40-year career in banking that began and ended at INB. Maxfield, a native of Mason City, graduated from Depauw University in 1977 and spent a year playing in a rock band before deciding he needed to find work. [...]

By |April 30th, 2019|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Show me a sign

ARTICLES AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVID BLANCHETTE Joe Bringuet may have married the boss’ daughter for what he jokingly calls “job security,” but after 69 years with the company, he makes sure the fourth-generation members of the family business know they have to begin the same way he did in 1950. “I started like everybody does [...]

By |April 24th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured Article|0 Comments
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