Chamber Job Fair to be held on Wednesday, March 29

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s spring job fair will feature dozens of employers ready to hire qualified candidates. A list of the participating employers can be found on the Event Calendar for The Chamber at Whether you’re looking to advance within your current industry or start a new career, there are plenty of [...]

By |March 3rd, 2023|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Amy Wolf to open Prompt Vet

Amy Wolf has operated her mobile veterinary service for more than a decade, but will soon add a brick-and-mortar location to focus on urgent care for cats and dogs.  Her first business, Wolf Veterinary Services, launched in 2011. “I work out of my SUV, seeing dogs and cats in a home setting, mostly for wellness [...]

By |March 3rd, 2023|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Building permits – Feb. 20-Feb. 26

Building permits – Feb. 20-Feb. 26 Don Curtis LLC received a commercial permit for 1601 S. Dirksen Parkway. Contractor is Capitol Builders Inc. and the project is valued at $485,000. Vegas Line Properties LLC received a commercial remodel permit for 215 S. Fifth St. Contractor is Cloyd Builders and the project is valued at $100,000. [...]

By |February 28th, 2023|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Major renovation project underway at Trustwell Living

Trustwell Living has begun an extensive remodel and renovation project at its 67-unit senior living community in Springfield. Trustwell Living acquired the property located at 2451 W. White Oaks Dr., which formerly operated as Bickford of Springfield, in May 2022.  Trustwell Living is a senior living operating company based in New York City that was [...]

By |February 28th, 2023|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

William “Bill” Bailey becomes CEO of Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.

Engineering and consulting firm Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. has announced William “Bill” Bailey as the company’s CEO, effective as of the firm’s annual meeting of shareholders, which took place Feb. 25. Over the course of his 34-year career with CMT, Bailey has taken on diverse and progressively responsible roles, including chief structural engineer, continuous [...]

By |February 28th, 2023|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Women-owned Business Showcase to take place March 8

The Women Entrepreneurs of Central Illinois (WECI) will hold the third annual Women-owned Business Showcase on Wednesday, March 8, from 4:30-7 p.m. This event coincides with International Women’s Day, whose goal is to raise awareness about the struggles of women the world over and honor their achievements. The event, which is free and open to [...]

By |February 28th, 2023|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Give input on new master plan for Downtown Springfield and the Mid-Illinois Medical District

A group of community partners are collaborating on a new Master Plan for Downtown Springfield and the Mid-Illinois Medical District. The plan is intended to create a set of policies and programs that direct future growth and development. Additionally, the creation of a master plan can lead to strategies that will help guide community leaders as [...]

By |February 22nd, 2023|Categories: Government, News|0 Comments

Taylor Brown joins Illinois Lieutenant Governor’s office

Taylor Brown began her new role as the communications manager in the office of the Illinois Lieutenant Governor's on Feb. 16. She most recently worked as the marketing and communications digital coordinator at Springfield Clinic. Prior to that, she was with Neuhoff Communications for nearly 10 years in multiple roles, including on-air talent, promotions director [...]

By |February 22nd, 2023|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Grab-A-Java opens third Springfield location

Springfield coffee shop Grab-A-Java has officially opened its third location at 300 Chatham Road. “We opened on Saturday and didn’t even tell anybody, because we wanted to work out any kinks,” said owner Bill Legge. “This was a new design, new layout, my first time building a new store. But we were very pleased; it [...]

By |February 21st, 2023|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments