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Toby Dean opens new Farmers Insurance agency on Springfield’s west side

On Dec. 1, Toby Dean opened a new Farmers Insurance agency at 3330 Ginger Creek Dr., Suite B, in Springfield. The office is located in same building as Denmar Builders and SCORE. Farmers Insurance, one of the largest personal line insurers in the U.S., offers a full line of products for both businesses and consumers. [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Innovate Springfield to host a “Deep Dive Strategic Planning” session Jan 18

Want your business to start off the new year on the right foot? Innovate Springfield is holding a “Deep Dive Strategic Planning” session on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 5:15-6:15 p.m. The session will be led by Nikki Baker, founder of Recycled Cottage. Aimed at helping you plan for the future and learning to expect the [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

O’Shea Builders recognized for service and commitment to small, rural hospitals

O’Shea Builders was granted the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network’s highest award for service and commitment to the betterment of small and rural hospitals and their communities during ceremonies held at ICAHN’s annual conference, Nov. 14-15, at the I Hotel and Conference Center, in Champaign. ICAHN is a network of 55 small, rural hospitals dedicated [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Stacey Vincent named assistant VP for mortgage lending at Town and Country Bank

Stacey Vincent, who has been working with area homebuyers for the past 20 years, recently became an assistant vice president for mortgage lending at Town and Country Bank. Vincent previously held similar positions with Hickory Point Bank & Trust and Illinois National Bank. “Town and Country Bank has a good reputation in the community and [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Jim Kent named new general manager of Evandy’s Boatel

Jim Kent is the new general manager of Evandy’s Boatel in Naples. “It’s a stunning place on the Illinois River,” he said. “A good friend of mine, Eric Van Gundy, is the owner and I agreed to help him out with the place. My background is in business consulting, and I decided to take him [...]

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Building permit roundup — Dec 13

The following building and zoning permits were approved by the city of Springfield between Dec. 4, 2017 and Dec. 10, 2017: US Bank Real Estate Corp has obtained a commercial demolition permit for 205 S. Fifth St. The permit covers the interior demolition of existing walls, ceiling and flooring on the ninth and tenth floors. [...]

By |December 11th, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Dec. 6

The following building and zoning permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Nov. 27, 2017 and Dec. 3, 2017: St. John’s Hospital has obtained a commercial foundation permit for 500 N. Ninth St. The permit covers the Madison Street parking ramp at St. John’s Hospital. The contractor is Springfield-based O’Shea Builders, and the [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

James A. Lesniak & Co. to close after 36 years of business

On Dec. 1, local title company James A. Lesniak & Co. announced that they would be closing at the end of this year. An announcement was emailed to clients: “After 36 years of helping Springfield to buy, sell and refinance real estate, we have made the difficult decision to close the business. We will cease [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Local manufacturing company donates to Simmons Cancer Institute

Springfield Plastics launched its Fourth Annual Drain for the Cure campaign in October, which has resulted in a donation of $73,236 for the Simmons Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University in Springfield. “When we first started four years ago, we had a couple of employees and a couple more family members close to the company [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

HSHS St. John’s Hospital offers new assisted total knee replacement procedures

HSHS St. John’s Hospital is the first hospital in Sangamon County to offer Stryker’s Mako Robotic-Arm assisted total knee replacement procedures. This latest advancement in joint replacement surgery is transforming the way joint replacement procedures are performed. Robotic-arm assisted surgery is a new approach to joint replacement that offers the potential for a higher level [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments
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