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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
It was our pleasure at NAI True to have Mr. Chris Hembrough, President and CEO of The Chamber visit our office on November 15th 2017 to draw our winner of the NAI True $1000 Gift Card Campaign. We’d like to congratulate Mr. John Champaign, Owner of Springfield Learning Center and fellow chamber member as the winner of the $1000 gift card.  Thank you to everyone that entered our contest, we truly ...read more
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Monday, November 20, 2017
The Central Illinois Chapter of the National Customer Service Association (CIL-NCSA) will host an educational panel presentation by representatives from SCHEELS, Chick-fil-A, and Hy-Vee about “Cultivating Culture”. The event will be moderated by Brian Reardon, Vice President of External Relations with HSHS & CIL-NCSA Board Member. Panel members will share best practices on hiring tactics, employee ...read more
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Friday, November 17, 2017
Time Medical’s High Tech MRIs Now Available Through ZG Worldwide   ZG Worldwide is proud to announce we’re now assisting Time Medical in bringing their new advanced MRI systems to the Midwest, East Coast, West Coast and entire United States.   If you’ve ever had an MRI, you know how rough it can be, laying still, trapped in a 25-inch metal tube (often more time than you’d like). As a ...read more
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Friday, November 17, 2017
ProHub Joins The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce   ProHub, a software company for connecting a qualified workforce with employers’ open positions, announced today that they proudly joined The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce to help the community develop and recruit talent.   ProHub’s mission is to reduce the rising costs in both time and money employers spend for recruitment ...read more
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The Survey Research Office at the University of Illinois Springfield has released the Fall 2017 Sangamon County Economic Outlook Survey. The study examines the economic perceptions, expectations, and evaluations of Sangamon County employers. The Fall 2017 Sangamon County Economic Outlook Survey is sponsored by the UIS Chancellor’s Office, the UIS Center for State Policy and Leadership, and The ...read more
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Monday, November 13, 2017
Tired of the recorded Christmas music in the stores as you shop? Need a break from the crowds, hustle and bustle and the lists of things "still to do"? Join the Capital Area Concert Band (CACB) as they gift to the Springfield community a free Christmas concert. This intergenerational band of 60+ volunteer members, ranging in age from 18-80, will perform a concert filled with holiday favorites ...read more
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Friday, October 27, 2017
     Hope Veterinary Care Achieves High Level of Veterinary Excellence  Springfield, Illinois’s Hope Veterinary Care has achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). [Hospital Name] earned AAHA accreditation after a rigorous review of the hospital’s practice protocols, medical equipment, facility and ...read more
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Thursday, October 26, 2017
Houston, Texas - EmberClear Corp. announced Monday a partnership with Siemens USA, who will be providing technical and financial assistance for a proposed $1 billion, natural gas power plant in Pawnee, Illinois. This 1,100 megawatt natural gas plant is estimated to create more than 500 construction jobs and 30 – 40 permanent positions for the area.  “The partnership with Siemens USA is the ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County Inviting Women to Join 1000 Women Strong-Habitat Sangamon  Women Coming Together to Build Habitat House in Spring 2018           When Lisa Reeves was seeking a decent, affordable home for her family, she turned to Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County (HFHSC). For the last 10 years, Lisa has been a proud homeowner and continues to be a partner, friend, ...read more
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Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Turnkey drone solution delivers 75% faster turbine inspections & thousands of dollars in improved asset productivity annually   Measure, the largest U.S. provider of drone services to enterprise customers, announced the addition of turnkey wind farm inspection capabilities to its portfolio of aerial data collection solutions. Wind farm operators can now outsource preventive maintenance ...read more
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Monday, September 11, 2017
This month, Leadership Springfield, a program of The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, begins its 32nd class, which will graduate in May of 2018.   The purpose of Leadership Springfield is to identify, motivate and professionally develop emerging leaders from a cross-section of the community and to help them develop their potential for community leadership by exposing them to the ...read more
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Thursday, September 07, 2017
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce commissioned the Center for Governmental Studies at Northern Illinois University to prepare an economic impact analysis of the proposed EmberClear power plant.  The capital investment is expected to be $1 billion and would create between 500 – 800 construction jobs during the construction period.  Operations of the power plant will create 30 – 40 jobs ...read more
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Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Leadership Springfield, a program that prepares leaders to serve our community, is proud to announce the participants selected for the 2018 Class.  Through an eight-month series of seminars, Leadership Springfield offers a diverse group of individuals the hands-on opportunities to enhance their leadership skills and provides them with in-depth exposure to critical issues affecting the area.  One ...read more
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Tuesday, February 07, 2017
At its 148th Annual Gala, The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful 2016 and plans to build on the momentum for larger accomplishments in 2017. As part of the celebration, The Chamber recognized those who have helped lead our business sector and the community at large. Three awards were given to Chamber leaders who went above and beyond their positions to help enhance ...read more
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, The Springfield Project (TSP) and Economic Growth Corporation have formed a Limited Liability Company (LLC), for the purposes of redeveloping the former First United Methodist Church at the corner of Fifth and Capitol in downtown Springfield.  The prominent but vacant downtown property will be redeveloped into a mixed-use facility with commercial and ...read more
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