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    Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    Jared Davis Joins Oates Associates as a Junior Engineer  COLLINSVILLE (November 13, 2017) – Oates Associates is happy to welcome Jared Davis to the firm’s Facilities Group.  As a junior engineer, Jared will assist with building site design, athletic facilities and drainage improvements.  He is a diligent worker with four years of experience working for local agencies.  Oates Associates is a ...read more
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    Sunday, November 05, 2017
    Anderson Hospital Foundation is preparing for their annual Gala to be held Saturday, January 20th at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Louis. In preparation, the Foundation is looking for Sponsors and Donors in support of the Gala.  There are 3 ways you can help:Become a SponsorDonate an item to our 5 auction packages or our silent auctionDonate cash to purchase items for our 5 auction packages or ...read more
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    Friday, November 03, 2017
    Living With Alzheimer’s Disease - Join State Rep. Katie Stuart for this free program! The presentation will include an overview of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, possible financial resources (veterans benefit; long-term care insurance; state programs), types of help available (in-home; adult day programs; meals; transportation), residential options and how they differ (senior housing; ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, November 02, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Local Artist and Author Market  Collinsville, IL – Meet and support local authors and artists who will be selling their books, artwork, jewelry, crafts, and more! These unique treasures will make for thoughtful gifts this holiday season.  The Local Artist and Author Market at the Collinsville Library will be open from 10 AM - 3 PM on Saturday December 9th.  For more ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, October 30, 2017
    SWIC to offer FREE CNA classes through SWIC'S Adult Education department in January! FREE Certified Nurse Assistant classes through SWIC’s Adult Education department begin again in January!To find out qualifying criteria for this FREE career training program, call the nearest SWIC campus:Belleville Campus 618-222-5521Sam Wolf Granite City Campus: 618-931-0600 x 7321East St. Louis ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
    Friday, October 20, 2017
    Collinsville Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Excellence Award is presented to Collinsville Hometown Heroes, Pat Reitz, at Community Awards Night (For immediate Release) October 18, 2017- The 2017 Collinsville Chamber Community Awards night awarded the Spirit of Excellence Award to Collinsville Hometown Heroes, Pat Reitz on Wednesday, October 18th at the Gateway Center.   Pat Reitz created the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Collinsville Chamber of Commerce Awards Night Honors Businesses & Community October 18th at Gateway Center(For Immediate Release)-  COLLINSVILLE – The Collinsville Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Community Awards Night, Wednesday, October 18th at the Gateway Center in Collinsville. The Awards honor community and business leaders in Collinsville. Award Recipients include Collinsville Teacher of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Collinsville Building and Loan Association 7th Annual Coats for the Community Drive Drop off Dates- November 1- November 30 Drop Off Locations- 701 Belt Line Road Collinsville, IL 62234 100 W. Market St. Troy, IL  Help Collinsville Building and Loan warm the lives and hearts of those in our communities by donating new or gently used coats for children and adults of all ages and sizes. ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
    SWIC Adult Education to offer free high school equivalency classes  If you left high school without earning a diploma and feel that now is the time to earn one, let Southwestern Illinois College help you get ready. The Adult Education and Literacy department will offer free high school equivalency preparation classes in St. Clair and  Madison counties in November.  Daytime classes will meet ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
    Mr. Michael Alexander, Collinsville Middle School Band Director, Named 2017 Teacher of the YearAward Presentation at the Community Awards Night October 18 at Gateway Center For Immediate Release- The Collinsville Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 2017 Teacher of the Year Award to Mr. Michael Alexander. Mr. Alexander will receive this award at the Collinsville Chamber Community Awards ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Friday, October 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 6, 2017  For media inquiries: Julie NinnisJulie.ninnis@swic.edu  Earn credits during winter break with SWIC online courses Don’t sit around all winter break – get ahead and fill your time with online courses! Southwestern Illinois College will offer 14 online courses that can be completed in six weeks during the semester break period, starting Nov. 27, 2017 and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, October 05, 2017
     For Immediate Release 10/05/17For More Information:Kerry SmithLouer Facility Planning, Inc.618.344.9610ksmith@louerplan.com    Louer Facility Planning Among Largest Women-Owned Businesses in 2017    COLLINSVILLE – Louer Facility Planning, Inc. has been named by the St. Louis Business Journal as one of the bi-state region’s largest women-owned businesses.  The publication’s list rankings ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    Collinsville School District Called “Exemplar for Public Schools in Illinois” ​Collinsville, Illinois – September 19, 2017 – Collinsville Community Unit School District #10 has been recognized as “an exemplar for public schools in Illinois” in a recent IFF publication. IFF named CUSD #10 a “Bright Spot for Future Investment” in their report: Raising Quality, Promoting Equity: An Analysis of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, September 04, 2017
    Festival of Trees - Wednesday, December 6th Gateway Center Collinsville 6:00pm ​Click Here for more info   The most anticipated Christmas Party of the year, the 24th Annual Festival of Trees Gala, returns to Gateway Center on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. For the last 24 years, Gateway Center’s Board of Directors has provided local, not-for-profit organizations an opportunity to raise ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    St. Louis Scott Gallagher TournamentsPartnership Initiatives    St. Louis Scott Gallagher Tournaments is excited to announce the second round of partnerships affiliated with our tournaments.  This program is still fluid, so we are still interested in trades as we want both parties to feel this a win/win for everyone.  For Southern Illinois businesses, four of our annual events are played in ...read more
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    Thursday, November 10, 2016
    CONTACT: COLLINSVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 618-344-2884  Email http://info@discovercollinsville.com   Collinsville Progress seeks to recognize exceptional business associates    COLLINSVILLE, IL — Collinsville Progress is accepting nominations for its Paul Miller Business Associate of the Month award. The monthly designation is awarded to a business  associate who provides outstanding ...read more
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