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    Tuesday, October 22, 2019
    Furthering Southwestern Illinois College’s tree diversification efforts and sustainability goals, Homefield Energy is donating 20 trees to the school to assist with replacing trees lost due to the spread of the emerald ash borer and Dutch elm disease. SWIC President Nick Mance, along with college staff and students, local officials, and representatives from Homefield Energy will commemorate the ...read more
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    Friday, October 18, 2019
    From September 22, 2019 to October 1, 2019 students and parents from Collinsville’s own McArther’s Taekwondo & Fitness traveled to South Korea for martial arts training and cultural education. The trip was organized by the United States National Taekwondo Federation (USNTF) and its director, Grandmaster Duk Gun Kwon, 9th Dan Kukkiwon. In total, 41 masters, instructors and students made up the ...read more
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    Thursday, October 17, 2019
     (October 17, 2019) – Each year the flu vaccination is updated to fight the most common influenza viruses of the season. SIHF Healthcare is discussing updates to the flu vaccination and what to expect the 2019 – 2020 flu season.  With it being the start of influenza (flu) season, now is the time to discuss the importance of flu shots with your healthcare provider. According to Dr. Anne Nash, “The ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    GCS EMPLOYEES DONATE $1,055 TO BELLEVILLE AREA HUMANE SOCIETY O’Fallon, IL - GCS Credit Union employees joined together to raise $1,055 in the month of October to benefit Belleville Area Humane Society. In an ongoing effort to support the local community, GCS employees participate in Jeans Days each month. In exchange for a donation of $15 or more, employees are allowed to wear jeans on ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 11, 2019
    BUILDINGONTRADITION AND VALUESFirst WaterlooBancshares,Inc. to AcquireBestHometownBancorp,Inc. Collinsville,Illinois   Gary D. Hemmer,President & CEO,FirstNationalBank of Waterlooand its parentcompany,FirstWaterlooBancshares,Inc.,and Ron Shambaugh,President & CEO, Best HometownBankand its parentcompany, Best HometownBancorp,Inc., are pleasedtoannouncethesigning of an Agreement and Plan of ...read more
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    Thursday, September 26, 2019
    Event Venueto Open This Winter  Edwardsville, IL. – The latest investment in the entertainment, food and beverage offerings of Edwardsville is The Outlet at Edison’s, a multi-purpose event center being added on to the north side of Edison’s existing building.    The Outlet will be owned and operated by the same Edison’s management team and designed specifically to host special events, parties, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Madison County, Ill., Nov. 15, 2018 -- For the fifth year in a row, TorHoerman Law will distribute turkeys on a first-come, first-served basis to residents of Alton, IL.  Thanks to the joint efforts of generous local families and businesses, THL can provide 500 turkeys to the Alton community.Residents interested in obtaining a turkey should plan to arrive at the Salvation ...read more
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