Momentum on Main Street workshop

Downtown Springfield, Inc. is holding a workshop on Wednesday, June 26 entitled “Momentum on Main Street: What to Know Before You Buy” from 4-5:30 p.m. at The Incubator, 11 W. Old State Capitol Plaza. Have you thought about purchasing a downtown building or investing in a downtown property? In this how-to session produced by DSI’s [...]

By |June 12th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Celebrating the horseshoe

Local historians and authors Carolyn Harmon and Tony Leone have written the history of the horseshoe in a book released on May 6, Springfield’s Celebrated Horseshoe Sandwich. The book highlights the various restaurants and chefs that have served horseshoes throughout the years, along with recipes for different versions of the iconic dish. On Wednesday, May [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Illinois Innovation Network and the UIS Innovation Hub

The Citizens Club of Springfield will hold a policy breakfast on Friday, May 10, on the topic “Illinois Innovation Network and the UIS Innovation Hub.” Speakers include Dr. Susan Koch, chancellor of UIS; Bruce Sommer, UIS director of economic development and innovation; Dr. Kenneith Kriz, UIS distinguished professor of public administration; Dr. Keenan Dungey, UIS [...]

By |May 1st, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

2019 State of the City Luncheon

The 2019 State of the City Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, May 15 from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at the President Abraham Lincoln Springfield, 701 E. Adams St. Local leaders will gather for a City of Springfield status report at the annual State of the City Luncheon. Mayor Jim Langfelder will review accomplishments and challenges [...]

By |April 10th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Greater Springfield Chamber Spring Job Fair

The Greater Springfield Chamber Job Fair will be held on Tuesday, April 9 from 4-7 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Springfield, located at 3000 S. Dirksen Pkwy. The Job Fair, sponsored by Lincoln Land Community College and the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, offers local employers the opportunity to screen quality candidates for openings in [...]

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

2019 Women of Influence

Security Bank is partnering with Springfield Business Journal to recognize local women for their achievements. Women of Influence honors women from both the public and private sectors for their contributions to the Springfield area community. The recipients will be profiled in the May issue of the Business Journal and recognized at a special ceremony and [...]

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Downtown builds momentum

BY KAREN ACKERMAN WITTER If you care about the future of downtown Springfield and want to help make a difference, come to the “Momentum on Main Street” event on Thursday, March 21 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Arlington’s. This is an initiative of the Downtown Springfield, Inc. (DSI) economic vitality committee, which is looking for the [...]

By |March 13th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

2019 WE-CI Women’s Showcase

Women Entrepreneurs of Central Illinois (WE-CI) is holding an event to celebrate women business owners and their contributions to the community. The 2019 WE-CI Women’s Showcase will be held on Wednesday, March 13 from 4-7 p.m. at Erin’s Pavilion. There is no cost to attend, but registration is recommended and all advance ticket holders will [...]

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

2019 Best Places to Work event

A reception and awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the United Community Bank located at 1900 W. Iles in Springfield. The public is welcome to attend, although RSVPs are requested by emailing The 2019 recipients of the Best Places to Work award, sponsored by United Community Bank [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

“Protect Your Business from Downtime” webinar

Cyber threats are an unfortunate reality for businesses these days. For business owners interested in learning how to protect business data and prepare for security threats and unavoidable disruptions, LRS Network Support is offering a learning session on Wednesday, Feb. 20. This free online seminar will help companies ensure normal business operations for customers and [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments
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