Guns and Drugs in the Workplace Chamber training

Two issues that employers are increasingly dealing with are concerns over drug use by employees as well as how to handle threats of violence or weapons in the workplace. As the opioid addiction crisis grows, employers are increasingly torn between wanting to help an employee who is struggling but minimize the risks to the company. [...]

By |December 4th, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Delivering Service with a Local Flare presentation

The Central Illinois Chapter of the National Customer Service Association (CIL-NCSA) will host a panel presentation on “Delivering Service with a Local Flare” on Thursday, Dec. 13. Representatives from Engrained Brewery, Sheedy Shores and the Springfield Running Center will share best practices on hiring tactics, employee retention and the promotion of a customer service culture [...]

By |December 4th, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Facebook’s Community Boost program

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Facebook to host a Community Boost program at the BOS Center in Springfield on Dec. 3 and 4. A series of free workshops will be held during the two day event. Topics will include:  Facebook for small business, Facebook for nonprofits, digital skills education, leveling the [...]

By |November 28th, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday may not be as well known as Black Friday, or even Cyber Monday, but it continues to gain traction both nationwide and in the Springfield community. In 2010, American Express launched a Small Business Saturday campaign to encourage shoppers to patronize small, local businesses rather than the big box chains that tend [...]

By |November 21st, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Free classes to explore health care careers

Memorial Medical Center has announced its winter sessions for a program designed to help students and community members learn more about health care careers. The free program, Hands-On Healthcare, launched in September 2017 and is offered in partnership with Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Hands-On HealthCare meets at least monthly. Sessions for the winter [...]

By |November 21st, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

“How To Gain Customers Through Well Planned Events”

Local First and Capital City Event Planning are hosting a workshop, “How To Gain Customers Through Well Planned Events.” It will be held on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 9-10:30 a.m. at Café Moxo, located at 411 East Adams in downtown Springfield. Sarah Croft and Veronica of Capital City Event Planning will discuss how great events [...]

By |November 14th, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Springfield ICON to host an event

Springfield ICON (Inner City Older Neighborhoods) will host an event on Thursday, Nov. 15 featuring Bernice Radle, a developer from Buffalo, New York, who will address the topic of small scale economic development in neighborhoods. ICON will also present the fifth annual Good Neighbor Awards at the annual dinner, held at the Inn at 835 [...]

By |November 7th, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

“Beneath Scandals, Beyond Policies: Men and Women at Work Together” seminar

Whether you are a supervisor, manager, or simply a business professional who wants to improve communication in your workplace, an upcoming seminar entitled “Beneath Scandals, Beyond Policies: Men and Women at Work Together” may prove helpful. The presenters will be Bill and Lori McKenzie, two Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors in Springfield, who will offer participants the [...]

By |October 24th, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Final BankNotes seminar coming up

Marine Bank will be hosting the final BankNotes seminar of 2018 on Oct. 23 at Panther Creek Country Club. “Will Your Business Survive: Planning for the Future” will be presented by Pamela Hart, partner at Scott & Scott P.C. Hart will discuss how to plan a successful transition for your business. Lunch will begin at 11:30 [...]

By |October 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments
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