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Building permit roundup – Nov. 16-Nov. 22

Kathleen Knox Hoogland Living Trust obtained a commercial remodel permit for at build out at 1614 S. MacArthur Blvd. Larry Pedigo is the contractor and the project is valued at $150,000. 2222 South, LLC obtained a commercial remodel permit for 2234 S. Sixth St. The owner is the contractor and the project is valued at [...]

By |December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Nov. 9-Nov. 15

John Link, trustee of the JRL Trust obtained a commercial remodel permit for a non-structural interior demo at 1905 W. Montana Drive. The contractor is Tindall Construction, Inc. and the project is valued at $16,424. Illinois Municipal League Building Corp. obtained a commercial accessory permit for a rooftop solar panel at 500 E. Capitol Ave. [...]

By |November 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Funds are still available through the Business Interruption Grant program to assist businesses and nonprofits that have experienced losses due to COVID-19.

The state of Illinois’ Business Interruption Grant (BIG) application remains open as funds are still available to assist businesses and nonprofits that have experienced losses due to COVID-19. The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Aly Grady from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s (DCEO) Team RED to bring a technical assistance [...]

By |October 21st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Collaborative activism and Black economics webinar

Forefront, a nonprofit that provides resources, training and support for other nonprofit organizations, is offering a free webinar on “Collaborative activism and Black economics” on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. One of the long-standing effects of institutional racism in the United States has been a challenging economic outlook for the Black community. This [...]

By |October 7th, 2020|Categories: Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Haley Fitzgerald joins Security Bank

Security Bank has hired Haley Fitzgerald as a consumer and mortgage lender. She will be working at the main branch, 510 E. Monroe in downtown Springfield. Fitzgerald is a Springfield native who graduated in May with a bachelor’s in business administration from Illinois State University. She is also a graduate of the Sangamon CEO program. [...]

By |September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Amber Kaylor is the new CEO for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois

The board of directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois (RMHCCI) has hired Amber Kaylor as the new CEO of the nonprofit organization, which spans 29 counties across central Illinois. Kaylor, who currently serves as CEO of Children’s Museum of Illinois, brings nearly 10 years of nonprofit experience to RMHCCI, including her background [...]

By |August 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments