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Area Agency on Aging changes name, location

The Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland has a new name, and soon, a new location. Now known as AgeLinc, the nonprofit organization is moving into a building that will more than double its square footage. “We’re out of space in our building,” said executive director Carolyn Austin, referring to the organization’s current location at [...]

By |February 24th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Memorial Health System to provide $6 million in funding for new nursing center at LLCC

Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) and Memorial Health System (MHS) have announced a nursing education partnership to address the regional nursing shortage. With support from MHS, LLCC will admit 90 additional students per year to the college’s associate degree nursing program, for a total of 215 new nursing students annually. MHS will provide approximately $6.1 [...]

By |February 20th, 2020|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

The Springfield Area Home Builders Association’s (SAHBA) annual Home Expo returns to the Bank of Springfield Center from Feb. 21-23.

The Home Expo highlights the latest trends in the home building and remodeling industry. Local vendors will be onsite to talk with attendees about a wide range of topics including new home construction, remodeling, flooring, roofing, siding, windows, garages, home furnishings and much more. Attendees can also take advantage of seminars featuring a wide variety [...]

By |February 19th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Feb. 10 – Feb. 16

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Feb. 10 and Feb. 16. Carol and Cheryl Lee obtained a commercial remodel permit for 3111 Chatham Road. Nadeem Aldhufri is the contractor and the project is valued at $1,000. Goley Properties, LLC obtained a commercial accessory structure permit for cell tower upgrades [...]

By |February 19th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Office Pride moves downtown

Chelana Snell describes her husband, Doug, as “an adventurous kind of guy” and says it was his idea to purchase a building in downtown Springfield as an investment property. The couple closed on the building at 221 S. Sixth St. at the end of last year and have now moved their commercial cleaning business, Office [...]

By |February 19th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

New construction planned for medical district

A zoning change to nearly two acres of land on North Grand Avenue that was recently approved by the Springfield City Council will allow for construction of an 11,900-square-foot office building in the Mid-Illinois Medical District. Stough Development Corporation, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, has built plasma centers in 17 states and has projects underway in [...]

By |February 17th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Leslie Barnett joins Sikich

Leslie Barnett recently joined Sikich as a director in the company’s tax practice, working out of the office at 3201 W. White Oaks Dr. in Springfield. Barnett has nearly 20 years of experience advising clients across industries on tax planning and compliance strategies. For the past decade, she has primarily supported organizations in the financial [...]

By |February 14th, 2020|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Nominations now being accepted for the Women of Influence recognition program

Springfield Business Journal and Security Bank are now accepting nominations for the annual Women of Influence recognition program. This annual program honors local women for their contributions to the Springfield area community. Selected by their peers through submitted nominations, all have made important contributions to the community at large. Nominations are not limited to the [...]

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Public Works to hold an open house

The City of Springfield’s Public Works department will hold a community open house on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 4-6 p.m. in the Carnegie Room of the Lincoln Library, 326 S. Seventh St. The public is invited to view and provide feedback on the proposed plans for downtown Springfield including traffic light upgrades, discussion of one-way [...]

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Feb. 3 – Feb. 9

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Feb. 3 and Feb. 9. West Side Christian Church obtained a commercial addition permit for 2850 W. Cider Mill Lane. O’Shea Builders is the contractor and the project is valued at $12,200,000. Boys and Girls Club obtained a commercial remodel permit for parking [...]

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments