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Wednesday, February 03 2016
Business Education Week, a program of The Business Education Partnership of Sangamon County (BEP), is designed to engage business professionals with Sangamon County schools. This week focuses on partnering business representatives with principals or teachers to participate in the Principal for a Day or Business Professionals in the Classroom programs. These programs help build relationships ...read more
Categories: Q5-Workforce and Education
Wednesday, February 03 2016
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful 2015 while also ushering in a new year at its 147th Annual Gala. Among the celebrations, 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 our members' success and advance our ...read more
Categories: Events, General
Wednesday, January 27 2016
Arthur “Hy” Bunn is President and CEO of Bunn-O-Matic Corporation that specializes in providing and supporting dispensed beverage equipment for a global customer base. Hy also dedicates time and interest to the governing boards of numerous community, education and business enterprises. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois. He and his wife Nancy are the parents of three ...read more
Thursday, January 07 2016
The Lincoln Land Community College Aviation Maintenance Program will be able to expand due to the generous financial contribution made by Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. This contribution of $850,000 will be invested in the construction of new and larger classrooms, a computer lab and administrative office facilities adjacent to the existing facility located at the airport. The facility’s ...read more
Categories: General
Wednesday, December 30 2015
When you're targeting the Sangamon County business market, the Chamber should play an important part in your marketing mix. Through our various business-to-business marketing opportunities, you can cost-effectively sell your products or services to a targeted audience of Chamber members or even to the greater Springfield community at large. For advertisers, members are both a business to ...read more
Categories: General
Monday, December 28 2015
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce works hand-in-hand with The Springfield Project (TSP) to provide community support through many different projects. One of those projects is The Meaningful Opportunities for Success and Achievement through Service Integration for Children (MOSAIC) Project, which is led by Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois. This project provides a framework and ...read more
Categories: Q5-Diversity
Wednesday, December 23 2015
Every year, a new class of emerging community leaders is recruited to participate in a series of seminars and experiences in Leadership Springfield, a program that prepares its participants to lead and serve in the Central Illinois area. Over the past twenty-nine years, Leadership Springfield has helped to prepare more than 800 individuals for leadership roles in our community. One of the most ...read more
Wednesday, December 16 2015
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Meeting December 8 at Lincoln Land Community College’s Trutter Center. The yearly event is an opportunity to thank those volunteers and board members who will be finishing their service to the Chamber this year, while welcoming those who will be coming onboard to accomplish our mission and vision in 2016. Our 2016 Board Chair, ...read more
Tuesday, November 17 2015
The Quantum Growth Partnership (Q5) is the economic development partnership led by The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce. Public, private, and nonprofit sectors have come together with the following goal: to grow Sangamon County by improving our ability to create jobs, attract talent and make capital investment. We have a shared vision for Springfield and Sangamon County, with the Quantum ...read more

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