Dillard’s sale in AMH connector lobby June 9-10

ALTON – Alton Memorial Hospital’s White Cross Auxiliary will conduct a Dillard’s sale in the hospital’s Beeby Wing connector lobby from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 10. All proceeds benefit the White Cross Auxiliary. Dillard’s will have a wide variety of products for…

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Bank sponsoring trivia night for Oasis Women’s Center

Oasis Women’s Center will hold a trivia night Friday, June 5, at the Spaulding Club (the Alton Knights of Columbus), 405 E. Fourth St., Alton. The event begins at 7 p.m., with doors open at 6:30. Cost is $120 per table (maximum eight people). For more information and to reserve a table call (618) 465-1978…

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Congressman, SIUE, LCCC leaders to mark ‘bioeconomy’ partnership

From Illinois Business Journal news services EDWARDSVILLE – Congressman Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, will join Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Julie Furst-Bowe and Lewis and Clark Community College President Dale Chapman to celebrate the institutions’ ongoing partnership Building Illinois’ Bioeconomy at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, at the NCERC at SIUE. In October 2014, the Department…

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Partners for Pets’ new board will help guide expansion of shelter

From Illinois Business Journal news services TROY – Partners for Pets, a 501 (3) (c) no-kill animal shelter, has named several new board members who will help guide the organization as it pursues a new shelter. They are: Dr. Susan Schaberg, Darcie Cohn, Sandi Bruegger, Chris Byron, Breck Ahlers, Patricia Barney, Laura Reed, Beth Gori,…

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Mary Lamie selected as executive director of new regional freight district

From Illinois Business Journal news services Mary C. Lamie, of Millstadt, has been selected to lead the St. Louis region’s new freight district. The formal announcement came Wednesday, during the East-West Gateway Council of Governments regular Board meeting. Lamie will become the district’s first executive director on July 1. She brings more than 25 years…

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SIUE historian reflects on changing ways of steel industry

From Illinois Business Journal news services Today, United States Steel Corp.’s Granite City Works announced it will lay off approximately 80 workers, a number drastically reduced from the 2,080 figure the company had given in March when it announced plans to to temporarily idle the Granite City mill altogether. Considering the economic and industrial trends…

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Businesses, nonprofits invited to Ameren Illinois energy efficiency symposiums

From Illinois Business Journal news services COLLINSVILLE – Hundreds of business owners, nonprofit representatives, municipal officials and vendors are expected to participate in Ameren Illinois’ sixth annual ActOnEnergy Business Symposiums on Tuesday, June 2, in Collinsville and Wednesday, June 3, in East Peoria. The events are free to any Ameren Illinois business customer. The event…

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Gander Mountain opening store in O’Fallon on Thursday

The new store at 1230 Central Park Drive in O’Fallon. From Illinois Business Journal news services O’FALLON — Gander Mountain, the nation’s largest outdoor specialty retailer, is set to open its new location in O’Fallon, Ill., at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 28, with a host of celebrity appearances, multiple family activities and giveaways. The new…

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