The Science of Charisma

If you’re interested in finding out how your business can make a good first impression, Thaddeus Rex, the founder of “The Science of Charisma,” will be giving a keynote presentation on Thursday, March 28 at the Crowne Plaza Springfield from 8-9:30 a.m. The Central Illinois Chapter - National Customer Service Association is hosting the event, [...]

By |March 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

DeAnn Martin Cummins has joined Hanson Professional Services

DeAnn Martin Cummins has joined Hanson Professional Services as a talent acquisition specialist. She will work out of the Springfield headquarters to support Hanson’s workforce planning and staffing needs. Prior to joining Hanson, Cummins worked for Express Employment Professionals in Springfield for 18 years, most recently as a senior staffing consultant. She has a bachelor’s [...]

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Steri-Clean to open in Springfield

Steri-Clean of Illinois, a biohazard remediation and hoarding clean up company, plans to open a location in Springfield in April. This unique business was established in 1995 by Cory Chalmers, who now hosts the television show “Hoarders” on A&E. Local franchisee Tony Moser has owned Steri-Clean of Chicago for five years and is opening a [...]

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Niche business success stories

These small businesses are surviving, despite competition from online sales Article and photos by DAVID BLANCHETTE Eighty percent survive the first year. Seventy percent are left after two years, 50 percent after five years, and only 30 percent are still around after 10 years. Those 30 percent are the small businesses in the United States [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|Categories: Featured Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

BankNotes – Business Enhancement Seminar

The commercial lending team at Marine Bank is hosting a BankNotes - Business Enhancement Seminar on Tuesday, March 19 at Illini Country Club. Networking begins at 4 p.m., followed by a program at 4:30 p.m. and cocktails at 5:30 p.m. Todd Smith, managing broker at Todd P. Smith Commercial Real Estate, and Bill Ward, executive vice [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Local First social event

Local First is holding a social event on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Engrained Brewery & Restaurant. This will kick off the first of six after work socials throughout the year to allow local businesses the chance to network and learn more about how to support other locally owned businesses. There is no [...]

By |February 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Feb. 4 and Feb. 10, 2019.

Building permit roundup – Feb. 13 BY STACIE LEWIS Walmart obtained a commercial remodel permit for 1100 Lejune Dr.  The contractor is Place Services, Inc. and the project is valued at $60,000. First Baptist Church obtained a commercial remodel permit for 301 South Grand Ave. West.  Zinn Construction, LLC is the contractor and the project [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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