Forty Under 40 nominations deadline

May 31 is the deadline to submit nominations for this year’s Forty Under 40 class. Springfield Business Journal, in partnership with Security Bank, University of Illinois Springfield, Mark Cortesi of State Farm and AmeriCall Communications, wants to recognize outstanding young professionals who live and work in Sangamon or Morgan County. Recipients will be profiled in [...]

By |May 15th, 2019|Categories: Article|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

Women of Influence 2019

Amanda Long Photo/ Terry Farmer Photgraphy, Inc. Amanda Long BY ROBERTA CODEMO Amanda Long truly believes in making a difference in someone’s life, and that passion shines through when she talks. “I love waking up every day and asking what can I do to make things better,” she said. She has always held [...]

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

PGA golf tournament returns to Springfield

Businesses and volunteers come together to support tournament BY CATHERINE O’CONNOR Kate Peters of Bruno Event Team, who is the executive director of the Lincoln Land Championship Presented by LRS, wants businesses of all sizes to think creatively about how they can leverage the power of relationships by supporting the only PGA-sanctioned golf tournament [...]

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

Making art accessible

SAA has a new building and new ways to engage the community ARTICLE AND PHOTOS BY DAVID BLANCHETTE It’s difficult for most nonprofits to survive year-to-year, so when an organization celebrates its 105th anniversary, you know it must be on to something. “I can tell you what season it is based on what fundraiser I’m [...]

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured Article|0 Comments

New health clinic serves Hope and city

BY ZACH ROTH For over 60 years, Hope has provided care for children with various disabilities. In Springfield, Hope has a residential campus and school on East Hazel Dell Lane, in addition to offering outpatient services at the Hope Pavilion in the former Doctors Hospital building on South Sixth Street. Working with these children requires [...]

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: Featured Article|0 Comments

Heritage Foundation announces winning bid for 312 E. Adams

BY CATHERINE O’CONNOR Exciting new plans will soon be taking shape at 312 E. Adams St., a three-story building that was donated to the Downtown Springfield Heritage Foundation late last year by the previous owner, Gerry Hughes. The Foundation has just announced that Martin Haxel and his wife, Laurie, were the winning bidders, responding to [...]

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured Article|0 Comments

Confidence soars during trades training

BY LINDSEY SALVATELLI Students at South Town Construction Training Center are in week six of the 12-week program, and have just received their OSHA cards, a necessary step to working in the electrical trade. The students who are part of the current class have left their mark on the training center, with a wall they’ve [...]

By |March 12th, 2019|Categories: Article|0 Comments
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