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State of the City

The annual State of the City event will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., sponsored by the Commercial Real Estate Network of Capital Area REALTORS and the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce. Mayor Jim Langfelder will review the accomplishments and challenges of the past year, outline priorities for the upcoming months [...]

By |September 9th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

15 Under Fifteen awards program nominations being accepted

Springfield Business Journal is now accepting nominations for the 2020 15 Under Fifteen awards program. Each year, Springfield Business Journal partners with United Community Bank to recognize 15 outstanding small businesses in the local area. To qualify, a business must be located in Sangamon or Morgan county, have been open for at least two years and have 15 [...]

By |August 26th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Springfield Chamber hosting job fair

Looking for a new job? The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce will host its annual fall job fair on Thursday, Aug. 20 from 4-6 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Springfield Convention Center. Employers from a variety of industries will be onsite to interview for full, part-time and seasonal positions. For a full list of participating [...]

By |August 19th, 2020|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

DSI launches Virtual Cash Mob events

Downtown Springfield Inc. and its Momentum on Main Street committee are launching a series of online shopping experiences, known as “cash mobs,” to encourage local shoppers to visit downtown retail shops and purchase featured items via Facebook Live.  A “cash mob” is a group of people coordinated to meet and spend money at a local, [...]

By |August 12th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

The Greater Springfield Job Fair

Is your company seeking qualified candidates for full-time, part-time or seasonal employment? The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce will host its annual fall job fair on Thursday, Aug. 20 from 4-6 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Springfield Convention Center. Hundreds of job seekers of all ages, including high school students, college students and professionals, attend [...]

By |July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

City seeks public comment on $799,000 in funds for COVID-19 relief

Community Development Block Grant funds (CDBG) totaling $799,000 have been allocated for Springfield COVID-19 relief, and a city commission has recommended financially assisting small businesses and providing rental assistance to low-income residents. The Springfield Community and Economic Development Commission, comprised of business owners and nonprofit organizations, is working with the city’s Office of Planning and [...]

By |May 7th, 2020|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Winter Farmers Market will take place on April 25

The Winter Farmers Market scheduled for April is still on -- to provide access to locally produced, nutritious food products -- but with many changes to ensure patrons and vendors comply with national, state and local social distancing restrictions. Illinois Farmers Markets have been deemed an essential business by the State of Illinois during the [...]

By |April 17th, 2020|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

The Springfield Area Home Builders Association’s (SAHBA) annual Home Expo returns to the Bank of Springfield Center from Feb. 21-23.

The Home Expo highlights the latest trends in the home building and remodeling industry. Local vendors will be onsite to talk with attendees about a wide range of topics including new home construction, remodeling, flooring, roofing, siding, windows, garages, home furnishings and much more. Attendees can also take advantage of seminars featuring a wide variety [...]

By |February 19th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Nominations now being accepted for the Women of Influence recognition program

Springfield Business Journal and Security Bank are now accepting nominations for the annual Women of Influence recognition program. This annual program honors local women for their contributions to the Springfield area community. Selected by their peers through submitted nominations, all have made important contributions to the community at large. Nominations are not limited to the [...]

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Public Works to hold an open house

The City of Springfield’s Public Works department will hold a community open house on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 4-6 p.m. in the Carnegie Room of the Lincoln Library, 326 S. Seventh St. The public is invited to view and provide feedback on the proposed plans for downtown Springfield including traffic light upgrades, discussion of one-way [...]

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments