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Michelle Graven has a new job with the Illinois Educators Credit Union, as of Feb. 22

Michelle Graven has started a new position as marketing representative for Illinois Educators Credit Union, as of Feb. 22. However, she will also continue working in a part-time capacity for her previous employer, United Way of Central Illinois, until the organization hires her replacement. “There’s a lot coming up, so I didn’t want to just [...]

By |February 24th, 2021|Categories: People on the Move|1 Comment

Luminary: Kitchen and Provisions, the newest restaurant by Jordan and Aurora Coffey, is opening for dine-in service on Friday

Luminary: Kitchen & Provisions, the latest restaurant venture for chefs Jordan and Aurora Coffey, will open for dine-in lunches beginning on Friday, Feb. 26. The space at 3121 Hedley Road also includes a retail store that offers baked goods and a variety of signature items from the restaurant, along with meat cuts that can be [...]

By |February 24th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Bill Prather closing down Prather Tucker Associates, takes job with BSA

William Prather is embarking on a new chapter in his career, wrapping up operations at his architecture firm, Prather Tucker Associates, and starting a new job with Bernes-Schober Associates (BSA) as of Feb. 22. After working together for several years at Wight & Company, Prather and Mark Tucker founded Prather Tucker Associates in Springfield in [...]

By |February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Sara Wojcicki Jimenez has started KIND Consulting

Sara Wojcicki Jimenez has started her own business, KIND Consulting. She most recently worked as director of marketing, communications and advocacy for HSHS Central Illinois Division but is best known for her work in state government and as a television reporter. “Living through this pandemic has given me some time to reflect,” she said. “I [...]

By |February 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Illinois Products Online Marketplace replaces this year’s Illinois Products Expo

The Illinois Department of Agriculture has launched Illinois Products Online Marketplace, an online platform that provides consumers the opportunity to purchase Illinois products. This online marketplace replaces the annual Illinois Product Expo, which was cancelled due to COVID-19. Now through March 3, 500 Illinois products from 55 vendors throughout the state will be available for [...]

By |February 17th, 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Sulit Spin Studio has opened on Yucan Drive

Crystal Falke says she never intended to start her own business, but now she’s turned her hobby into Sulit Spin Studio, 4311 Yucan Drive. “I started spinning about five years ago; it was the only exercise I really liked doing,” Falke said. “Everything else I got burned out on.” She used to frequent Spin Zone [...]

By |February 17th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Feb. 8-Feb. 14

Fallingbrook Condos obtained a commercial accessory structure permit for 39 S. Trailridge Lane. BPA Development Group, LLC is the contractor and the project is valued at $8,400. RGB Properties, LLC obtained a commercial remodel permit for 3000 Happy Landing Drive. Capitol Construction Solutions, Inc. is the contractor and the project is valued at $300,000. PRD [...]

By |February 16th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Club Car Wash opening two locations in Springfield

Despite the inclement weather, Club Car Wash moved forward with opening its first Springfield location on Feb. 16 at 1001 Lincolnshire Blvd., just north of the Sixth Street Walmart. A second location, the former Green Hyundai dealership at 2605 N. Dirksen Parkway, is currently undergoing renovations in anticipation of a May opening. Club Car Wash [...]

By |February 16th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments