Citizens Club book group discussion Nov 29

The Citizens Club of Springfield has been encouraging community members to read The Coming Jobs War by Jim Clifton, CEO and chairman of Gallup. Clifton argues that leaders of cities and countries should focus on creating good jobs, which will lead to prosperity, peace and human development. The Citizens Club has made copies of the [...]

By |November 29th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

2018 – Best Places To Work

Do you love where you work? Nominate your company for Best Places to Work, sponsored by United Community Bank and Springfield Business Journal, for a chance to win a $100 gift card for yourself and recognition for your company. Everyone who makes a nomination before December 31 will be entered into a drawing for a [...]

By |November 21st, 2017|Categories: Events, Featured Article|0 Comments

ISA to host 11th annual Holiday Farmers Markets

Illinois Stewardship Alliance will host their eleventh annual Holiday Farmers Markets in Springfield this year on Saturday, Nov. 18 in the Expo Building and Saturday, Dec. 16 in the Orr Building on the State Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days.Illinois Stewardship Alliance will host their eleventh annual Holiday Farmers Markets in Springfield [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

2017 – 15 Under Fifteen

Each year, Springfield Business Journal and United Community Bank recognize 15 outstanding local businesses with 15 or fewer employees. The 2017 recipients cover the gamut from restaurants and retail to personal and professional services to entertainment. They each have a unique story to tell, and we hope you’ll take the time to not only read [...]

By |September 25th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Customer service and leadership seminar Oct. 3

Business leaders, marketing professionals, customer service representatives and front-line managers are invited to attend a customer service and leadership seminar and breakfast on Tuesday, Oct. 3, held from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., at the Dove Conference Center at Prairie Heart Institute. The seminar, titled “Vertical Lessons,” is part of an educational series hosted by [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Sept. 21 elected officials reception

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and presenting sponsor Hanson Professional Services, Inc., will host the second annual elected officials reception on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 5-7 p.m., at the Illinois Association of REALTORS, 522 S. Fifth St. This event is designed to provide Chamber members the opportunity to network and interact face-to-face with those [...]

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

Small Business Award winners announced

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and Hickory Point Bank announced the winners of the 2017 Small Business Awards at a luncheon on June 20. The winners are: Not-for-profit Business Director of the Year - Keith Wetherell of Illinois AMVETS New & Emerging Business Owner of the Year- Daren and Lisa Bohannan of Mosquito Squad [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Categories: Business News, Events, News|0 Comments

Brandt to sponsor Lincoln Land Charity Championship

Lincoln Land Charity Championship announced a new sponsor last week, followed this week by an announcement of two golfers joining the event. The charity golf event in Springfield is part of the Tour of the PGA. On May 26, Lincoln Land Charity Championship announced Springfield-based agricultural chemical company Brandt Consolidated, Inc. as a sponsor. [...]

By |May 31st, 2017|Categories: Business News, Events, News|0 Comments

What are those teal ribbons downtown for?

By Patrick Yeagle Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault is responsible for the appearance of teal ribbons in part of downtown Springfield this month. The ribbons, tied to light poles, trees and parking meters in a five-block area between the Old State Capitol and the current Illinois Statehouse, are meant to raise awareness of sexual assault [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Women of Influence 2017 awardees announced

Security Bank announced today the awardees for the 2017 Women of Influence program. Women of Influence honors local women for their contributions to the community in and around Springfield. The 2017 awardees are: Dr. Susan J. Koch, chancellor of University of Illinois Springfield Molly Berendt, executive director of Compass for Kids Margaret "Boony" Luparell, owner [...]

By |April 5th, 2017|Categories: Events, News|1 Comment
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