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Central Illinois Foodbank’s food rescue program kick-off

The Central Illinois Foodbank will officially launch its food rescue program after a kick-off event on Wednesday, Sept. 25. The Foodbank recently received a grant from the Walmart Foundation to develop a food rescue program locally. Donated food will be picked up by volunteers and delivered to local agencies that will use it to feed residents [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Planned move, expansion for Kennedy Sue

Rebecca Knobloch opened Kennedy Sue, a gift and home boutique, on the west side of Springfield in 2017. In less than two years, the store has gone from being open five days a week to seven, and branched out into online sales in addition to a retail location. The business currently occupies 1200 square feet [...]

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

A.C. Humko property goes up for auction

A former industrial complex in Jacksonville will be sold via online auction in October. Bids for the former A.C. Humko property, located at 1201 East Morton Ave., will be accepted beginning Oct. 3 and conclude on Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. CST. The 290,000-square-foot industrial complex sits on 61 acres east of Jacksonville. Three buildings [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Andrew Ricci joins Cordell & Cordell

Cordell & Cordell, the nation’s largest domestic litigation firm focusing on representing men in family law cases, recently hired Andrew Ricci as a senior litigation attorney. Ricci will be working out of the Springfield office, located at 2815 Old Jacksonville Road, Suite 100. Ricci earned his Juris Doctor from Northern Illinois University College of Law. [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Local First Springfield Awards

The second annual Local First Springfield Awards will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12 at Springfield Electric & Lighting Design, 700 N. Ninth St., co-hosted by Capital City Event Planning. Food will be provided by Cured Catering and drinks available to purchase from Just the Basics. There is no charge for members or non-members to [...]

By |September 11th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Sept. 2 – Sept. 8

BY STACIE LEWIS West Side Christian Church obtained a commercial permit for a parking lot expansion at 2850  W. Cider Mill Lane. O’Shea Builders is the contractor and the project is valued at $500,000. Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund obtained a commercial remodel permit for a solar project at 520 E. Capitol Ave. The contractor [...]

By |September 11th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Springfield Clinic names new CIO

Jack O’Hara is the new vice president and chief information officer for Springfield Clinic. Most recently, O’Hara served as an IT site director for the Manhattan downtown campus of the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. Previously, he held leadership positions at Allscripts Healthcare, NYU-Winthrop University Hospital and Siemens Healthcare. O’Hara received his [...]

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

Physician, heal thyself

Dr. Kemia Sarraf, CEO of Lodestar Physician and Professional Coaching. PHOTO COURTESY KEMIA SARRAF BY ASHLEY MEYER Over the last decade, many of America’s other first responders – doctors, teachers, nurses and social workers – have been slowly running out of oxygen. These dedicated individuals who have often sacrificed years of their lives, [...]

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments
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