Upcoming “Fundamentals of Legal” seminar

Are you thinking of starting a business but have questions about the legal framework you need to put in place? Or, perhaps you’re already running your own business but now issues are arising that you aren’t sure how to handle. Innovate Springfield and Declan Binninger, an attorney with Freeborn & Peters LLP are hosting a [...]

By |July 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Security Bank announces promotions

Security Bank has announced the promotions of Stephan Paul Antonacci to Chief Operating Officer and Morgan D. Beck, CPA to Chief Financial Officer effective July 1, 2018. “Both Paul and Morgan have demonstrated a high level of commitment and service to our customers, whether those customers are internal or external.  Both of them deliver on [...]

By |July 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Rock Shop makes a move

By Niko Robledo A for lease sign has recently appeared at the Rock Shop, but for anyone who fears that the 35-year-old business is closing, they are merely moving into the warehouse behind their current location. The owner, Todd Rushing, describes the move as a cost-saving measure. He is merging the space with his other [...]

By |June 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s 33rd annual Small Business Awards

  The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce held their 33rd annual Small Business Awards on Tuesday, June 19 at the Crowne Plaza Springfield.The Chamber's Small Business Awards, presented by Hickory Point Bank, recognizes area small business people for their outstanding achievement in five different business categories. Ed Clark Photography provided photography services for the event. This [...]

Springfield Business Journal announces staff additions

James Bengfort is the new associate publisher for Springfield Business Journal and Illinois Times, effective June 20. He served in a similar capacity with Illinois Times when he previously lived in Springfield from 2012-2015. Most recently, he has been associate publisher for Oklahoma Gazette, a weekly alternative newspaper in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In addition to [...]

By |June 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Systemax’s continuing social media seminar series

Local marketing firm Systemax is offering a workshop on “LinkedIn” the fifth of a series of six social media seminars designed to address questions that business owners may have about how to best promote their products and services. This session will help people understand an overview of the platform as well as recruitment building, advertising, [...]

By |June 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between June 11 and June 17, 2018.

Building permit roundup – June 20 BY STACIE LEWIS Springfield Clinic obtained a commercial demo permit for non-structural interior work on the 2nd floor at 900 N. 1st St.  O’Shea Builders is the contactor and the project if valued at $22,000.  Springfield Clinic also obtained a commercial demo permit for work in the first floor [...]

By |June 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

A family business changes families

Three Springfield McDonald’s stores sold BY MICHELLE OWNBEY When you think of a family business, McDonald’s probably isn’t what comes to mind. But for Steve and Karen Jeffers, they’ve built their careers and their families on more than four decades of working for McDonald’s. “We met when we were 15 years old, when we both [...]

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