MCT offering service to Rams games this season

  From Illinois Business Journal news services GRANITE CITY – The Madison County Transit Rams Express is again providing bus service to and from every Rams home pre-season, regular season and post-season game at the Edward Jones Dome. Madison County fans can park at one of 13 locations and save the expense and frustration of…

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Anheuser-Busch looks to cut carbon emissions with conversion of St. Louis fleet

  From Illinois Business Journal news services ST. LOUIS – Anheuser-Busch is replacing all 97 diesel-fueled tractors in its St. Louis fleet with new Compressed Natural Gas fueled tractors, a move that is predicted to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 2,500 tons per year. The St. Louis announcement this past week marks Anheuser-Busch’s second full…

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Kassly funeral directors serving roles on state association

  From Illinois Business Journal news services FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS – Two funeral directors at Kassly Mortuary of Fairview Heights also are serving their profession statewide through the Illinois Funeral Directors Association. Mark Sherfy, with 32 years of experience as a funeral director, serves as secretary-treasurer of the professional group, which offers continuing education and advocacy…

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Louer design director earns national certification

  From Illinois Business Journal news services COLLINSVILLE – Yvette Paris, design director for Louer Facility Planning, recently earned prestigious certification by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification. The certification signifies that Paris (left) has met the standards for education, experience and examination for interior designers in North America. A minimum of six years…

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Hoffman honored by retired steelworkers group

  BELOW: From left, Dean Webb, president of the Greater Madison County Federation of Labor; Jeff Rains, president S.O.A.R. Chapter 7-34-2; state Rep. Jay Hoffman; and Dennis Barker, vice president of the chapter. From Illinois Business Journal news services State Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, was honored as a champion for middle-class and working families in…

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Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd. adds associate to staff

  From Illinois Business Journal news services BELLEVILLE – Colin C. Clark has joined the law firm of Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd. as an associate. Clark (left) started the position on Aug. 3 and plans to focus his practice in transactional work. He graduated in 2012 from Saint Louis University School of Law, where…

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Fire departments invited to apply for water company grants

  From Illinois Business Journal news services BELLEVILLE – Illinois American Water is accepting applications for its 2015 Firefighter Grant Program, which provides financial assistance to fire and emergency organizations serving communities in its service areas. According to Bruce Hauk, president of Illinois American Water, the Firefighter Grant Program is another opportunity for Illinois American…

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Police units in pharmaceutical dropoff program grows, Illinois American Water says

  From Illinois Business Journal news services More Madison County and local police departments have partnered with Illinois American Water to implement pharmaceutical disposal programs across southern Illinois. Illinois American Water donated the pharmaceutical drop boxes, which can be accessed at: – East Alton Police Department at 211 North Shamrock in East Alton– Glen Carbon…

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