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“How to Strategically Grow Your Business” seminar

Marine Bank will be hosting a BankNotes seminar, “How to Strategically Grow Your Business,” on Wednesday, July 25 at Illini Country Club, presented by Bob Barber, owner of Sandler Training in Springfield. The program will begin at 4:30 p.m., followed by a cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m. Barber will discuss processes that create sustainable and [...]

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

HomeGoods opening soon

HomeGoods, a discount home décor store, will open a 23,945 square foot store in Springfield on Sunday, July 22. The store is located in White Oaks Plaza at 2951 West Iles Avenue in the building that formerly housed Office Max. This will be the first Springfield location for HomeGoods, which already has locations in the [...]

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

American Hospital Association Honors HSHS St. John’s Hospital, Memorial Medical Center with National Award

The American Hospital Association is recognizing Springfield’s two nonprofit hospitals for their collaborative effort to improve community health in Enos Park, a low-income neighborhood located between the hospitals. HSHS St. John’s Hospital and Memorial Medical Center will receive the NOVA Award at the AHA’s Leadership Summit in San Diego, California, on July 28. The hospitals [...]

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between July 9 and July 15, 2018.

Building permit roundup – July 18 BY STACIE LEWIS Tadpole Point, LLC obtained a commercial building permit for the Goddard School facility at 3411 Hedley.  The contractor is Joyner Construction Services and the project is valued at $1,800,000. Walmart obtained a commercial remodel permit for 2760 N. Dirksen Pkwy.  The project will include interior painting, [...]

By |July 17th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Eric Berglund selected as first CEO of LLEDC

The newly formed Land of Lincoln Economic Development Corporation (LLEDC) has selected Eric Berglund as their first CEO. His selection was announced at a press conference held on July 16 at Innovate Springfield. In introducing Berglund, Hy Bunn, who serves as chair of the LLEDC board, said, “I think it’s fitting we’re meeting in Innovate [...]

By |July 16th, 2018|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

New cardiovascular intensive care unit to open

The Prairie Heart Institute at HSHS St. John’s Hospital will open its new cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU) on Monday, July 16. At a blessing ceremony on July 9, colleagues and visitors were given tours of the new space that will be dedicated to helping cardiac patients recover after open heart, cardiovascular, vascular and thoracic [...]

By |July 11th, 2018|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Sangamon CEO has new leadership

The board of directors for the Sangamon CEO program has unanimously approved new leadership. Nabih Elhajj, Sangamon CEO lead facilitator, has assumed the responsibility of program coordinator. Elhajj has been with the Sangamon CEO program since 2015. He has served on the curriculum committee and mentor committee and is the founding member of the CEO [...]

By |July 11th, 2018|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Another Rainstorm is coming to Springfield

Both the former Denny’s locations in Springfield have been given new life, while the building at 2599 W. Wabash Ave. will be refurbished into a Pasta House restaurant, the building at 2905 Adlai Stevenson Drive in Springfield will soon be the site of a Rainstorm Car Wash. Tim Hooker, owner Rainstorm Car Wash, opened his [...]

By |July 11th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments
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