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Monica Reed is the new owner of Wild Rose

Monica Reed has gone from being an artist selling her creations at Wild Rose to being the new owner of the downtown shop, located at 115 N. Sixth St. in Springfield. “I absolutely love the store,” said Reed, who explained that she had been helping with social media and other promotions for the store when [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Business After Hours

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Business After Hours on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the State House Inn, 101 E. Adams St. Each month, Business After Hours provides a casual atmosphere conducive to connecting with other professionals at a member host business. Refreshments will be provided by 5Flavors [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Jan. 6 – Jan. 12

By Stacie Lewis Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Jan. 6 and Jan. 12. Hidden Acres Apartment Homes, LLC obtained a commercial remodel permit for 2305 S. Cherry Hills Dr. The contractor is Repair Masters and the project is valued at $48,500. William Tinsley IV and Debra Fry obtained [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Will Norris joins SBJ as creative director

Springfield Business Journal has hired Will Norris as creative director and digital media coordinator, effective Jan. 14. Norris had a long career at the State Journal-Register, most recently as creative director of Springfield’s Own Magazine until it ceased publication last year. He also teaches drawing classes for Springfield Art Association. In addition, Rachel Otwell of [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Two firms merge to form LifeMap Wealth Management

ClearWay Wealth Management of Springfield and Reiss Financial Group of Decatur have merged, effective Jan. 1. The combined entity will operate under the new name of LifeMap Wealth Management and the current offices, located at 1124 Rickard Road in Springfield and 147 N. Water St. in Decatur, will remain the same. Jake Gronewold and Jerry [...]

By |January 8th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Three Twigs Bakery plans to open a cafe

Three Twigs Bakery reopened Jan. 7 after a week-long holiday break which also allowed time for remodeling the interior of the store. It’s been a whirlwind year for Emily Lewis, who relocated to the former Free Press Coffee space at 1370 Toronto Road last January after previously occupying part of Custom Cup Coffee’s space downtown. [...]

By |January 7th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Tiffany Mathis named new CEO of The Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Illinois

Tiffany Mathis has been chosen as the new CEO and executive director for The Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Illinois, leveraging more than two decades of experience serving area youth and their families. Mathis has worked at the Club since 2015, most recently as director of fund development and community engagement. She previously served [...]

By |January 6th, 2020|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments