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Piero Taico hired as new assistant director for Downtown Springfield Inc.

Piero Taico is the new assistant director for Downtown Springfield Inc (DSI). Taico will be responsible for all aspects of the Old Capitol Farmers Market and building relationships with DSI’s membership and volunteer groups. He has worked and volunteered for years with DSI partners and members. Taico became familiar with the needs of the downtown [...]

By |September 24th, 2021|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Maryann Walker is the new executive director of Illinois Presbyterian Home Communities

Maryann Walker is the new executive director of the Illinois Presbyterian Home Communities, located at 2005 W. Lawrence Ave. in Springfield. She started her new role on Sept. 7. Walker most recently served in a similar role for Heritage Health of Springfield and has more than three decades of experience in senior living and health [...]

By |September 22nd, 2021|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Caroline Suhadolnik has opened Solstice Acupuncture & Apothecary

Caroline Suhadolnik has opened Solstice Acupuncture & Apothecary, a business that she hopes “will bring more awareness around different modalities of medicine, more natural ways for the body to heal.” Suhadolnik, a Springfield native, recently moved back after five years in Phoenix, Arizona. While there, she completed a master’s degree at the Phoenix Institute of [...]

By |September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Jeff Olson has joined Hanson Professional Services

Jeffrey Olson, P.E., recently joined Hanson Professional Services Inc. as its aviation discipline manager. Working at the Springfield headquarters, 1525 S. Sixth St., he will manage aviation staff and work directly with clients on their airfield projects. Olson has 12 years of engineering experience, most recently as the head of airport development and a transportation [...]

By |September 22nd, 2021|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Sept. 13-19, 2021

Solon, LLC obtained a commercial remodel permit for renovation work at 3330 W. Hedley Road. The contractor is Joyner Construction Services, Inc. and the project is valued at $132,000. H & I Real Estate, LP obtained a commercial remodel permit for 3631 S. Sixth St. Frontage Road West. Kate Lesley, Inc. is the contractor and [...]

By |September 21st, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Kim Dixon sells The Wardrobe to Sami McElwee

By Karen Ackerman Witter The Wardrobe has served many generations of women since 1963. On Sept. 30, Sami McElwee will turn 29 and become the fourth owner of this Springfield establishment featuring women’s clothing and accessories. Kim Dixon has owned The Wardrobe for nearly 20 years. She couldn’t be happier about the upcoming sale and [...]

By |September 20th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

MJ Kellner to hold open house community event

In honor of the business’ 100-year anniversary, MJ Kellner Foodservice, 5700 International Parkway, is inviting the community to tour the 90,000 square-foot facility and enjoy food from three of their local food truck customers: Leo’s Pizza, Casa Real and Gilly’s BBQ.  This open house event is free of charge and open to the public. The [...]

By |September 15th, 2021|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

This or That Boutique and Naukhaas Makeup Studio to open on West White Oaks Drive

Kekti Arya is a real estate agent with The Real Estate Group, but despite having a very busy year in 2020, she still decided to move forward with plans for launching her own retail business. When businesses began opening back up following the COVID-related shutdowns, she noticed that boutiques were doing well. “It seemed like [...]

By |September 15th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments