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Monica Reed is the new owner of Wild Rose

Monica Reed has gone from being an artist selling her creations at Wild Rose to being the new owner of the downtown shop, located at 115 N. Sixth St. in Springfield. “I absolutely love the store,” said Reed, who explained that she had been helping with social media and other promotions for the store when [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Chiro One opening its first Springfield location

Chiro One, a company that provides chiropractic care at more than 50 offices in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin, is opening its first Springfield location. Based in Oak Park, Illinois, Chiro One operates multiple “wellness centers” in the Chicago area and also has locations in Peoria and Bloomington. Founded in 2007 by chiropractor Stuart Bernsen, the [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Business After Hours

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Business After Hours on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the State House Inn, 101 E. Adams St. Each month, Business After Hours provides a casual atmosphere conducive to connecting with other professionals at a member host business. Refreshments will be provided by 5Flavors [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Jan. 6 – Jan. 12

By Stacie Lewis Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Jan. 6 and Jan. 12. Hidden Acres Apartment Homes, LLC obtained a commercial remodel permit for 2305 S. Cherry Hills Dr. The contractor is Repair Masters and the project is valued at $48,500. William Tinsley IV and Debra Fry obtained [...]

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Will Norris joins SBJ as creative director

Springfield Business Journal has hired Will Norris as creative director and digital media coordinator, effective Jan. 14. Norris had a long career at the State Journal-Register, most recently as creative director of Springfield’s Own Magazine until it ceased publication last year. He also teaches drawing classes for Springfield Art Association. In addition, Rachel Otwell of [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Two firms merge to form LifeMap Wealth Management

ClearWay Wealth Management of Springfield and Reiss Financial Group of Decatur have merged, effective Jan. 1. The combined entity will operate under the new name of LifeMap Wealth Management and the current offices, located at 1124 Rickard Road in Springfield and 147 N. Water St. in Decatur, will remain the same. Jake Gronewold and Jerry [...]

By |January 8th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

DSI’s 27th Annual Awards Dinner

Downtown Springfield, Inc. is going back to the 1920s for its annual awards dinner on Thursday, Jan. 16 at the Wyndham Springfield City Centre. A networking time will take place from 5-6:30 p.m., followed by the dinner and program, including the 2019 Downtown Awards for Excellence and the Mayor’s annual state of the downtown address. [...]

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