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Small business grant program ends, less than 20% of applicants received money

By Sarah Mansur, Capitol News Illinois smansur@capitolnewsillinois.com The grant program for small businesses owners in Illinois who suffered losses during the pandemic has run out of money. Illinois’ Business Interruption Grant program was the largest state program of its kind, but only about 20%, or 8,974 applicants, received a grant. The Illinois General Assembly created [...]

By |January 11th, 2021|Categories: Business News, News|0 Comments

Lincoln Land Community College changed its training facility name

Lincoln Land Community College has changed the name of its training facility at 130 W. Mason, located in the Mid-Illinois Medical District and blocks away from two major hospitals, to LLCC-Medical District. The facility opened in 1999 as the Capital City Center and initially focused on workforce development for technology. However, the training opportunities have [...]

By |January 6th, 2021|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Bailey Family Insurance moves, expands

Bailey Family Insurance has relocated to 1625 S. Sixth St. as of Dec. 28. “We were renting previously; this is our first purchase,” said Christine Bailey, who owns the independent agency along with her husband, Mark. Bailey said the business just celebrated its four-year anniversary and previously operated out of two different rented locations. “Now [...]

By |January 5th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments