Building permit roundup – May 17-May 23

Springcar Company, LLC in care of Carnegie Center obtained a commercial remodel permit for 900 E. Linton Ave.  The contractor is R. L Lawrence Co. Ltd. and the project is valued at $750,000. Quasivi and Patricia Sessi obtained a commercial remodel permit for 621 s. Ninth St. The owner is the contractor and the project [...]

By |May 26th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Club Car Wash to open

Club Car Wash is opening its second Springfield location on June 3 at 2605 N. Dirksen Parkway. The company purchased the former Green Hyundai dealership in December 2020 for $2.2 million and it has been undergoing renovations. The company has partnered with WILD Canine Rescue and will provide free MVP car washes, a $25 value, [...]

By |May 26th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|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

Springfield Clinic Radiology expands significantly

Springfield Clinic Radiology is expanding to include 26 radiologists and two advanced practice providers who will provide services to Springfield Clinic patients as well as patients of Memorial Medical Center, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Taylorville Memorial Hospital and Passavant Area Hospital. The new providers will offer services in diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology and neurointerventional radiology [...]

By |May 26th, 2021|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Mockingbird Bakery opens in Rochester

Kathryn Elder is combining her love of baking and books into Mockingbird Bakery, a new business in Rochester. Elder attended Le Cordon Bleu Texas Culinary Academy and completed an internship at Colette’s Cakes in New York City, then later worked at a bakery in Chicago before moving to Rochester in 2010. She was then a [...]

By |May 24th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Applications now open for free tech skills training course

Applications are now being accepted for a unique tech training program that aims to build a more inclusive tech workforce in Central Illinois. Illinois Reboot is a free, live virtual course created and presented by the University of Illinois Research Park, with sponsorship support from American Family Insurance. It provides participants with a foundation in [...]

By |May 19th, 2021|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

Creative Reuse Marketplace store opens June 2

By Karen Ackerman Witter The Creative Reuse Marketplace (CRM) store, opening June 2 in downtown Springfield, is not your typical store.  If you’re an artist, teacher, scrapbooker, hobbyist, creative individual or enjoy making things with your kids or grandkids, this place is for you.  Yarn, fabric, colorful plastic pieces, metal parts, ribbon, jewelry, cards, bottle [...]

By |May 19th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – May 10-May 16

Wal-Mart Real Estate Business Trust obtained a commercial remodel permit for work at 3401 S. Freedom Drive. That project is valued at 1,700,000. A commercial remodel permit was also obtained for 2760 N. Dirksen Parkway. That project is valued at $990,000. Poettker Construction Company is the contractor for both projects. St. John’s Hospital of Hospital [...]

By |May 19th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments