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Diners can win gift cards for Savor Edwardsville/Glen Carbon restaurant week
Savor Edwardsville/Glen Carbon, the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber's new restaurant week initiative, will run from Sept. 16 to 25, with 21 local dining establishments participating.
The establishments and sponsors are shown here.
In the weekdays working up to restaurant week, one lucky winner per day will receive a $25 gift card to a participating restaurant. Go to SAVOR - Ed/Glen Restaurant Week on Facebook to sign up. Or click here.
Jewelry sale hosted by HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Auxiliary Volunteers on August 29
BELLEVILLE – The Auxiliary Volunteers at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital are hosting a jewelry sale on Monday, Aug. 29 in the Millennium Room.
Parking is available just outside the Prairie Heart Institute building at 340 W. Lincoln St. (the back of the hospital). Sale time is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Jewelry is provided through Lionne Designs and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to St. Elizabeth’s Auxiliary Volunteers Scholarship Fund. Additional funds will be shared on purchases made online, at www.lionnedesigns.com, when using promo code: StElizHospital now through Aug. 29.
Prices start at $12 with 75 percent of items priced under $100. Women and men styles are available. Payment options include cash, check and credit (Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express).
To learn more contact Donna Meyers at (618) 234-2120, ext. 2132 or visit steliz.org/Giving/Auxiliary-Volunteers.aspx.
SSM Health to stage its first virtual career fair
ST. LOUIS — SSM Health is planning its first virtual career fair.
Job seekers, regardless of where they’re located, will be able to connect directly in real-time – and on their own time – with SSM Health recruiters and hiring leaders from across the organization’s four-state system.
Scheduled from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Central Time Wednesday, Sept. 7, the 12-hour event will feature dozens of SSM Health HR professionals from Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin, who will address questions and provide information via instant messaging to job seekers about open positions across the system.
Those interested in attending should register in advance at www.ssmhealthcareers.com/virtual.
“Our virtual career fair was developed so anyone interested in a job at SSM Health could attend regardless of where they live, and find out how to join our exceptional team,” said Thomas Ahr, system vice president – talent management for SSM Health. “The event will bring together job seekers and our top recruiters, hiring leaders, and career experts under one digital umbrella.”
SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the health needs of communities across the Midwest through one of the largest integrated delivery systems in the nation. With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin, SSM Health includes 20 hospitals, more than 60 outpatient care sites, a pharmacy benefit company, an insurance company, two nursing homes, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a technology company and two Accountable Care Organizations. It has more than 8,500 physicians and more than 33,000 employees in four states.
— From the Illinois Business Journal
Korean Sword Martial Arts holds 'ribbon slicing'
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS — There was only one way to cut the ribbon recently at Korean Sword Martial Arts: The operator sliced it.
The business at 1931 West Highway 50, Fairview Heights was formally dedicated on Aug. 4 after celebrating one year in business.
The operator, Master Nam Lim, used his sword to slice the ribbon in a ceremony marked by the O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce.
Korean Sword Martial Arts is one of the largest martial arts facilities in the U.S. with approximately 4,500 square feet, including the training space and the lobby and waiting area.
HaeDong GumDo, a Korean sword martial art, has been practiced in South Korea for many years. Korean Sword is part of the World Haidong Gumdo Federation and the International Chung Mu Haidong Gumdo Federation and has a strong relationship with its affiliate gym in South Korea.
The operation will have many different opportunities to participate in competitions and tournaments in the states and in overseas. In addition, it is teaching Taekwondo, kickboxing, self-defense skills, ground fighting techniques, and break falls and rolling techniques throughout the regular class sessions. KSMA helps students to improve concentration, respecting others, learn self-discipline and more.
— From the Illinois Business Journal