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Best Places to Work awards ceremony

Join Springfield Business Journal and United Community Bank in recognizing the 2020 Best Places to Work: B&B Electric; Brown, Hay & Stephens; Dan Deweese Panting & Woodfinishing and Springfield Clinic. A reception and awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, March 18 from 5-7:30 United Community Bank, 1900 W. Iles Ave. There is no [...]

By |March 4th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Cocktails for a Cause

United Way's Cocktails for a Cause, benefiting local summer learning programs, will take place on Wednesday, March 4 at Crows Mill Pub, 1220 Toronto Rd. in Springfield. From 5-7 p.m., volunteer bartenders will be serving drinks and all tips will go toward United Way’s programs to help children in the community learn, achieve and succeed. [...]

Oak Terrace available for purchase

The former Oak Terrace property at 1750 W. Washington in Springfield has gone up for auction, and the listing agent describes it as a great redevelopment opportunity, despite the deferred maintenance. “Where it’s positioned between Fairhills Mall and Hickory Glen Senior Living and being across from SHG, it’s prime for some type of multi-family use, [...]

By |March 4th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Terra Ferment opens downtown

The building at 206 S. Sixth St. in Springfield that formerly housed the Andiamo coffee shop is now home to Terra Ferment, the newest addition to the downtown beer scene. Terra Ferment officially opened to the public on Feb. 29, and owner William Tubbs described the weekend as a “steady and sometimes frightening stream of [...]

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Taylorville Memorial Hospital to expand

A new two-story building scheduled to open March 11 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital will offer state-of-the-art inpatient rooms on the upper level and convenient outpatient services on the ground floor. Completion of the 97,000-square-foot building marks the first portion of a two-phase, $60 million renovation underway at the nonprofit hospital at 201 E. Pleasant St. [...]

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Feb. 17 – Feb. 23

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Feb. 17 and Feb. 23. JJ4 Properties obtained a commercial remodel permit for 501 W. Monroe St. JJ4 Properties is the contractor and the project is valued at $8,000. Link Media Outdoor obtained a commercial demolition permit for a billboard demo at 1720 [...]

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Stephanie Barton joins SIU School of Medicine

Stephanie Barton has joined SIU School of Medicine as senior associate general counsel, effective March 2. Barton most recently worked as general counsel at the Hope Institute for Children and Families. She has also worked for the city of Springfield, State of Illinois Central Management Services and Illinois Department of Corrections. Barton graduated from Eastern [...]

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments