Mollie Ringer named manager for Old Capitol Farmers Market

Downtown Springfield, Inc. (DSI) has named Mollie Ringer as market manager for the 20th season of the Old Capitol Farmers Market. A lifelong resident of Springfield, Ringer’s nonprofit resume includes the Appalachia Service Project, Illinois Grape Growers and Vintner’s Association, and most recently, Hope. She has also been active as a volunteer for DSI events. [...]

By |April 1st, 2019|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Building board diversity

Learn how to diversify your nonprofit’s board of directors BY SARAH TAPSCOTT Sarah Tapscott, director of statewide partnerships at Forefront. Through my work as the director of statewide partnerships at Forefront, I’ve seen firsthand that a governing board with diverse perspectives is critically important for nonprofits in Springfield. Forefront is the nation’s only [...]

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

10th annual Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer

BY KAREN ACKERMAN WITTER  The Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer, sponsored by the Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine, inspires and celebrates while raising funds for cancer research. Nearly 500 people are expected to attend the 10th annual event on Friday, April 12 at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel in downtown Springfield. Courtney Clark, a [...]

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

Spinner Plastics closed

Spinner Plastics, a longtime local business known for making signs, badges, awards and specialty advertising products, closed its doors on March 29. Chris Spinner has owned the business since 1983, but says it’s been a struggle in recent years. “This building is eating me alive. For a long time it was a great building, the [...]

By |March 28th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Roger White joins Cordell & Cordell

Cordell & Cordell, a law firm that focuses on representing men in family law cases, has hired Roger White as a litigation attorney. White will be working out of the Springfield office located at 2815 Old Jacksonville Road, Suite 100. White earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Dayton School of Law. Prior to [...]

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Senior vice president and chief financial officer for Memorial Health System to retire

Bob Kay will retire this month after serving as the senior vice president and chief financial officer for Memorial Health System for 18 years. In his role at the health system, he was responsible for external reporting, tax, risk management, revenue cycle management, general accounting, financial planning, treasury and financial information management activities. Kay has [...]

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

2019 Women of Influence

Security Bank is partnering with Springfield Business Journal to recognize local women for their achievements. Women of Influence honors women from both the public and private sectors for their contributions to the Springfield area community. The recipients will be profiled in the May issue of the Business Journal and recognized at a special ceremony and [...]

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between March 18 and March 24, 2019.

Building permit roundup – March 27 BY STACIE LEWIS AT&T Mobility obtained a commercial building permit for 317 Chatham Rd.  The contractor is Fulton Technologies, Inc. of Roselle and the project is valued at $20,000. MBR Management Corp. obtained a commercial remodel permit for 560 W. Jefferson St. Joyner Construction Services, Inc. is the contractor [...]

By |March 26th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

President of Prairie Cardiovascular promoted to top physician spot at HSHS

Dr. Marc E. Shelton is slated to become the vice president and chief physician executive of Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS). HSHS has 15 hospitals and three physician practices with 230 clinics in Illinois and Wisconsin. Shelton joined Prairie Cardiovascular 25 years ago as an interventional cardiologist. He has been part of the HSHS family [...]

By |March 20th, 2019|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments
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