Restaurants push back as 10th region placed under mitigation

By Peter Hancock, Capitol News Illinois Illinois restaurant owners are asking Gov. JB Pritzker to rethink the state’s efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 as yet another region was placed under enhanced mitigation measures on Friday. “We want to collaborate with the state of Illinois on a different path, one that addresses the [...]

By |October 30th, 2020|Categories: Business News, News|0 Comments

Memorial Health System has joined Building Board Diversity as both the first business and the first nonprofit organization.

“Memorial Health System has always believed that high-quality health care should be accessible to everyone. We must establish a culture where everyone’s voice can be heard,” said Mitch Rogers, vice president and chief EDI officer for Memorial Health System. “To that end, the work of Building Board Diversity to increase nonprofit board diversity aligns with [...]

By |October 28th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Dan Kepner has joined the law firm of Brown, Hay & Stephens, effective Nov. 1.

Dan Kepner has joined the law firm of Brown, Hay & Stephens, LLP as an of counsel attorney, effective Nov. 1. Kepner concentrates his practice on the representation of injured parties in personal injury actions. He also maintains a general practice, including civil litigation, family law, real estate, insurance and probate matters, and represents clients [...]

By |October 28th, 2020|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

2020 15 Under Fifteen

This is the 18th year that Springfield Business Journal has partnered with United Community Bank to recognize 15 outstanding small businesses in the local area. To qualify, a business must be located in Sangamon or Morgan county, have been open for at least two years and have 15 or fewer full-time employees. A business is [...]

Building permit roundup – Oct. 19-Oct. 25

Eid Kattom obtained a commercial remodel permit for work at 100 W. Ash St. The owner is the contractor and the project is valued at $27,500. PFA Real Estate, LLC obtained a commercial remodel permit for 3201 S Pleasant Run. The contractor is Mabus Building and Home Improvements and the project is valued at $100,000. [...]

By |October 27th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Springfield Clinic opens drive-up lab downtown

Taking winter weather into account, Springfield Clinic’s drive-up lab has relocated to the former U.S. Bank building at 701 S. Sixth St., effective Oct. 26. “Springfield Clinic set up drive-up lab services to help reduce the number of times patients would need to enter the buildings for routine lab visits,” Tom Fitch, senior director of [...]

By |October 26th, 2020|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

Springfield Chamber announces Small Business Award winners

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce hosted the 35th Annual Small Business Awards on Oct. 21 at the Crowne Plaza Springfield Convention Center. The 28 nominees attended the event in person while nearly 200 people viewed the event virtually. The event recognized four outstanding community entrepreneurs in the following categories: Jordan Powell of Illinois Primary [...]

By |October 21st, 2020|Categories: Business News, News|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Oct. 12-Oct. 18

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865 obtained a commercial building permit for 503 S. Walnut St. The contractor is Michael Von Behren Builder, Inc. and the project is valued at $28,000. Kau Sukhjinder and G. and S. Randhawa, LLC obtained a commercial remodel permit for 2200 South Grand Ave. East. Troy Boy [...]

By |October 21st, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments