Midwest Cyber Center changes name to CyberUp

An organization formed three years ago to introduce young people to the world of cybersecurity has changed its name. Midwest Cyber Center now is known as CyberUp, said its Executive Director Tony Bryan, and now bases its operations in the T-Rex building in downtown St. Louis. The organization still works closely with interests in Southwestern…

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E-waste collection to take place in Collinsville

Madison County is set to hold a free electronic waste recycling event for all residents next month in Collinsville. Planning and Development is partnering with the City of Collinsville and CJD-Ecycling, an Edwardsville recycling company, to hold the event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 18, at the Collinsville Activity Center, 10 Gateway Drive.…

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Small Business Day event to highlight upcoming week

National Small Business Week will be marked next week with one day’s events specifically designed to help businesses in Southern Illinois. Hosted by the Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center, the Fourth Annual Small Business Day will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, at Hofbrauhaus, 123 St. Eugene Drive,…

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Columbia quilting shop is Illinois Family-Owned Small Business of Year

Warm N Cozy Quilting, a family business based in Columbia, Ill., has won the 2019 “Illinois Family-Owned Small Business of the Year” award from the Small Business Administration. The SBA annually honors small businesses and small business advocates nationally, who are creating 21st-century jobs, driving innovation and increasing America’s global competitiveness. Warm N Cozy Quilting…

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Law firm to sponsor Edwardsville High School Sports Complex

Gori Julian & Associates, P.C. recently signed on as sponsors for the Edwardsville Sports Complex’s Tom Pile Varsity and Junior Varsity Turf Fields. 2019 marks the inaugural year for sponsorship opportunities being available. Gori Julian will be sponsoring the high school fields for the next three years. The total commitment for this sponsorship is $4,500.…

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RE/MAX offices join forces in St. Louis

RE/MAX Comfort in Hazelwood, Mo., has merged with RE/MAX Results in St. Louis. Bonnie and Robert Audrain, who previously owned and operated RE/MAX Comfort made the decision to join forces with RE/MAX Results and Sandra Hancock, broker-owner, which they said will full advantage of the RE/MAX brand. “We’re excited about the opportunity to expand our…

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Cass Commercial Bank recruits Hoeffner to lead new equipment finance division

Cass Commercial Bank has formed a new division focused on financing equipment purchases for businesses, not-for-profit organizations and municipalities through capital and municipal leases. Recruited to lead the new division is George Hoeffner, senior vice president. Consistently ranked among the top-performing banks in the country, Cass Commercial Bank is a subsidiary of Cass Information Systems…

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Centerstone to host free training for disordered eating

Behavioral health-care provider Centerstore is teaming up with McCallum Place, an eating disorders center, to provide a free training for health professionals on May 15, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at its location, 2615 Edwards St., Alton The training will be presented by Katelyn Viscuso, director of intake and admissions at McCallum Place. The training…

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Goodwin joins Scott Credit Union as VP of commercial lending

Ryan Goodwin recently joined Edwardsville-based Scott Credit Union as vice president of commercial lending. Goodwin, who brings many years of experience to the post, will focus on meeting the needs of real estate investors as well as established businesses. He will work on growing SCU’s commercial real estate loans and lines of credit. Prior to…

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