Teamsters Local 916 job fair

Teamsters Local 916 will host its first annual job fair on Friday, June 4, from 1-6 p.m. and again on Saturday, June 5, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at 3361 Teamster Way, Springfield. The job fair is open to the public and companies that employ Teamster members will be represented, including Hospital Sisters Health System, Lincoln [...]

By |June 2nd, 2021|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Upcoming job fair

A job fair will be held on Thursday, May 27 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Salvation Army main campus, 1600 Clearlake Ave. People age 16 and older with all levels of experience are invited to attend. Multiple employers offering full-time, part-time and seasonal work will be present. Attendees will be able to speak directly [...]

By |May 26th, 2021|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Illinois Products Farmers’ Market

The Illinois Department of Agriculture’s Illinois Products Farmers’ Market will open for the season on Thursday, May 13 from 4-7 p.m. at The Shed on the Illinois State Fairgrounds. “If there is one silver lining to this past year, it is how aware we have become about where our food comes from,” said Jerry Costello [...]

By |May 12th, 2021|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Black-Owned Business Vendor Fair

The Springfield Park District and Springfield Black Chamber of Commerce are hosting a Black-Owned Business Vendor Fair on Sunday, May 2 from 1-4 p.m. at Erin’s Pavilion in Southwind Park. “One of the many challenges that Black businesses owners are faced with is lack of exposure,” said Dominic Watson, president of the Springfield Black Chamber [...]

By |April 28th, 2021|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Good as Gold nominations

Do you know a Springfield-area business that supports volunteerism, encourages their employees to serve in our community, organizes service efforts and/or financially support the efforts of nonprofits and charitable organizations? Nominate a business for the Good as Gold Business Honor Roll by March 1. The top business in each size category will be recognized with [...]

By |February 24th, 2021|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Tackling uncomfortable questions about diversity and inclusion in your communications

Do you want to ensure authenticity in your diversity, inclusion and equity initiatives but aren’t sure how? The Association for Women in Communications is hosting a free Zoom session on Thursday, Nov. 12 at noon entitled, "Tackling uncomfortable questions about diversity and inclusion in your communications." Our nation’s racial reckoning this summer rivaled even the [...]

By |November 4th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Managing remote employees and virtual sales

With many employees continuing to work from home for the foreseeable future, some business owners are struggling to manage virtual employees. In addition, the sales process has often transitioned to a virtual one. If you’re frustrated by navigating the nuances of this new virtual reality, join Bob Barber and his special guest, Michael Billington, for [...]

By |October 14th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Collaborative activism and Black economics webinar

Forefront, a nonprofit that provides resources, training and support for other nonprofit organizations, is offering a free webinar on “Collaborative activism and Black economics” on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. One of the long-standing effects of institutional racism in the United States has been a challenging economic outlook for the Black community. This [...]

By |October 7th, 2020|Categories: Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments