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Land of Lincoln Economic Development Corporation seeking input

The Land of Lincoln Economic Development Corporation (LLEDC) is seeking to engage the community in a meaningful way to create an economic development plan for strategic action.  Community members are invited to complete an online survey or by providing input at one of three open houses: Thursday, Sept. 27, 5-6:30 p.m. at the University of [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Business News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Greater Springfield Chamber Job Fair

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce will host The Greater Springfield Chamber Job Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 28 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. This event provides a convenient and cost-effective way for employers across central Illinois to connect with job-seekers of all ages, as well as individuals interested in new or advanced careers. For job-seekers, [...]

By |August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

Innovate Springfield to host technology workshop

Innovate Springfield will hold a workshop on "Deep Dive: Maximizing Technology for Your Business" on Thursday, August 16 at 5:15 p.m. Ryan Cannon, business account manager with Verizon Wireless  will help attendees learn all about the current tools and technologies available, what their uses are and how their specific functionalities support higher productivity for you [...]

By |August 15th, 2018|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

Local First

If you are interested in starting or expanding a small business, join Local First Springfield for an upcoming training and networking event. Did you know that a whole spectrum of resources exist to help you start, expand and grow your business? Even better, you can access them right here in Springfield. Jess Weitzel of LISC [...]

By |August 1st, 2018|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

Rutherford Law office merges with FeldmanWasser

Rutherford Law Office in Springfield has announced a merger with the law offices of FeldmanWasser, effective July 1, 2018. Roger Rutherford will become a partner within FeldmanWasser and will continue his practice concentrating in estate planning, real estate, legal entity formations and municipal law. “Roger’s forty plus years as a practicing attorney in central Illinois, [...]

By |June 27th, 2018|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s 33rd annual Small Business Awards

  The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce held their 33rd annual Small Business Awards on Tuesday, June 19 at the Crowne Plaza Springfield.The Chamber's Small Business Awards, presented by Hickory Point Bank, recognizes area small business people for their outstanding achievement in five different business categories. Ed Clark Photography provided photography services for the event. This [...]

Upcoming Local First Workshop

Local First is hosting a workshop for small business owners, How to Succeed at the Hardest Part of Business: Employees. It will be held on Friday, July 13 at 9 a.m. at Engrained Brewery & Restaurant, located at 1120 W. Lincolnshire Boulevard in Springfield. One of the most challenging things about entrepreneurship is finding - [...]

By |June 13th, 2018|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

The Show Must Go On: Donnie B’s Reopens

Donnie B’s Comedy Club and the adjacent restaurant, Westside Pub and Grill, closed on June 9 and owner Don Bassford had originally announced the business would not be able to continue to operate. “We officially closed on Saturday night, I gave glasses away and when I walked out of the bar at 1:15 on Sunday [...]

By |June 12th, 2018|Categories: Business News|0 Comments
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