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Third time’s the charm?

The Cardologist, a long-time downtown business known for its selection of socks as much as cards and gifts, is facing the prospect of having to relocate again for the third time in just over three years. Owner Doug Mayol says his landlord has given him notice that his lease will not be renewed when it [...]

By |July 31st, 2019|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

Vernessa Glover leaving HSHS

Vernessa Glover, who was recently recognized as one of Security Bank's and Springfield Business Journal’s Women of Influence for 2019, is moving back to Atlanta, Georgia, after spending the past seven years in Springfield. Glover is currently the business manager of surgery at HSHS St. John’s Hospital, and her last day will be Aug. 2. [...]

By |July 30th, 2019|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Harry Schmidt joins O’Shea Builders

O’Shea Builders has hired Harry Schmidt as director of business strategies. Schmidt comes to O’Shea from Memorial Health System, where he worked for 12 years, most recently as CEO of Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville. During his career at Memorial, he was manager of information technology customer support and served as vice president of facilities [...]

By |July 29th, 2019|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Drew Early to become president and CEO of Decatur Memorial Hospital

Drew Early, vice president of operations for Memorial Medical Center, will become the next president and CEO of Decatur Memorial Hospital, pending the successful completion of its affiliation with the Springfield-based health system. The nonprofit hospital’s board of directors approved Early’s appointment at its meeting on July 23. He is expected to begin his new [...]

By |July 25th, 2019|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce job fair

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at the Crowne Plaza Springfield Convention Center from 4-6 p.m. Businesses can reserve a booth for $150 and recruit potential employees. Register here. In addition, the Chamber has a job board that members can use to connect with job seekers. [...]

By |July 24th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

100+ Who Care of Springfield

One fortunate local nonprofit will receive $10,000 next month, courtesy of 100+ Who Care of Springfield. The group is holding its third annual fundraising event on Thursday, Aug. 1, a grassroots effort that relies heavily on word-of-mouth and participation from community volunteers who want to lobby for a particular charity. On Aug. 1, 100 people [...]

By |July 24th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Coliseum renovations update

The Illinois State Fair begins on Aug. 8, and R.D. Lawrence Construction Co. is putting the finishing touches on the Coliseum, which has undergone extensive renovations over the past six months. Due to safety concerns brought about by the deteriorating conditions, the Coliseum has been closed since 2016, which has resulted in the loss of [...]

By |July 24th, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments
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