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Cathy Molchin joins Heyl Royster's Peoria office

Cathy A. Molchin recently joined Heyl Royster law firm's Peoria office.

Jeff Griffin named as CEO of the Greater Peoria Business Alliance, Chamber of Commerce

The Board of Directors for the Greater Peoria Business Alliance (GPBA) recently named Jeff Griffin as the new CEO of the organization.

Chicago architects receive fellowships

American Institute of Architects (AIA) fellowships recently were awarded to several Chicago AIA members across five category distinctions and announced and published on and Chicago Architect Magazine.

Springfield chamber says changes in unemployment law may benefit employers

The Unemployment Insurance Act recently underwent changes that may benefit employers, the  Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce said recently.  

R. R. Donnelley names leaders of proposed spinoff companies

R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD), headquartered in Chicago, recently named the leadership for the three divisions it plans to spin off later this year.

Sears Holdings has new chief administrative officer

James Andrew has joined Sears Holdings as the Hoffman Estates-based company's chief administrative officer.

Springfield chamber purchases software to analyze labor market data

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce said it recently purchased Jobs EQ software to help analyze and access data about the local labor market to share with new and existing businesses.

Product Development Technologies engineer to be panelist at Social Impact Summit

Stephen Lingle, director of electrical engineering for Product Development Technologies headquartered in Lake Zurich, will join a panel of Chicago technology leaders April 8 at the fourth annual Social Impact Summit hosted by the Collegiate Association of Unreasonable Social Entrepreneurs (CAUSE) at Northern Illinois University (NIU).

Hometown Community Bancorp to acquire Illini Corporation banks

Hometown Community Bancorp Inc., parent company of Morton Community Bank, said Monday it plans to acquire Illini Corporation, parent company of Springfield-based Illini Bank and Farmers State Bank of Camp Point.

Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago announces two recipients of Community First Awards

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLB) named two organizations this week that will benefit from its 2016 Community First Awards, which recognize the bank's member institutions and their partners that work together to strengthen their communities.

Heart Association seeks speakers for upcoming Chicago workplace wellness event

The American Heart Association is seeking speakers for educational sessions at its annual Chicago Workplace Wellness Symposium on June 8 at the UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road.

Schaumburg-based Sparton Corporation, Ultra Electronics joint venture receives Navy contract

Ultra Electronics Holdings and Schaumburg-based Sparton Corporation have awarded subcontracts valued at $53.7 million to their ERAPSCO joint venture to manufacture sonobuoys for the U.S. Navy.

Pekin, Progressive Health Systems break ground on new ProHealth medical building

Progressive Health Systems and the city of Pekin hosted a groundbreaking ceremony recently for the $16 million ProHealth medical office building, a Griffin Avenue and Veterans Drive in Pekin.

Italy's prime minister visits i3 Forum in Chicago

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi made his first official visit to Chicago on Wednesday for the Italian Trade Agency's i3 Forum=Impact. Innovate. Integrate. at the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center.

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