Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Feb. 11 and Feb. 17, 2019.

Building permit roundup – Feb. 20 BY STACIE LEWIS J. C. Penney Co. Inc. Property Tax Office obtained a commercial permit for 1351 S. Dirksen Pkwy. The contractor is K. P. Sullivan Builders and the project is valued at $620,000. Paul and Lynne Carlson obtained a commercial remodel permit to refurbish space for Turbo Fire [...]

By |February 18th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Don Cave moves to Care Realty

Don Cave, who most recently worked as the managing broker for Coldwell Banker Springfield, said he was told in January the company was planning to go in a different direction. “It gave me a chance to reflect and decide what I wanted to do,” he said. “I had always had this business idea for an [...]

By |February 18th, 2019|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

2019 Best Places to Work event

A reception and awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the United Community Bank located at 1900 W. Iles in Springfield. The public is welcome to attend, although RSVPs are requested by emailing The 2019 recipients of the Best Places to Work award, sponsored by United Community Bank [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

“Protect Your Business from Downtime” webinar

Cyber threats are an unfortunate reality for businesses these days. For business owners interested in learning how to protect business data and prepare for security threats and unavoidable disruptions, LRS Network Support is offering a learning session on Wednesday, Feb. 20. This free online seminar will help companies ensure normal business operations for customers and [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Custom Cup has an expanded menu and a new resident baker

Custom Cup Coffee has expanded both their drink offerings and their menu, with the addition of a custom-built espresso machine and hiring Ashley Meyer, formerly of RealCuisine Catering, as their resident baker. Co-owner Kendra Boesdorfer said customers have requested espresso drinks since the coffee shop first opened four years ago at 319 E. Monroe. “We [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Michael Pence named president of BOS

Michael J. Pence has been named president of Bank of Springfield, (BOS) by the Spring Bancorp, Inc. board of directors. The former president, Michael McGlasson, retired at the end of 2018. Pence has also been appointed to the board of directors of BOS and Spring Bancorp, Inc. Pence began his banking career in 1986 in [...]

By |February 7th, 2019|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Springfield Clinic opens new rehabilitation services clinic

Springfield Clinic has opened a new location for rehabilitation services named Springfield Clinic West Wabash. It is located at 4525 Wabash Avenue in Suites D and E in the YellowStone complex, which formerly housed Anytime Fitness and a physical therapy office. O’Shea Builders recently completed a $650,000 renovation of the 6400 square foot space. The [...]

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

LIVE2LEAD leadership event

The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with PNC, is once again bringing the rebroadcast of the John Maxwell LIVE2LEAD leadership event to Springfield. LIVE2LEAD, a half-day leadership development experience offering practical tools and takeaways, will be held at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation on Tuesday, Feb. 26. CEOs, business owners and [...]

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Hair of the Dog Bar/bershop expands to Chatham

Hair of the Dog Bar/bershop opened at 323 E. Monroe in downtown Springfield in July 2018 with a business model that blends classic barbering and alcohol. Owner Jeremy Bredemeyer is now expanding to Chatham, although the new location won’t be tied to a bar. Instead, Damm’s Barbershop, located at 206 W. Mulberry Street in Chatham, [...]

By |February 4th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments
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