Chamber recognized for support of Guard and Reserve

O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Debbie Arell-Martinez holds the Seven Seals Award, presented by the Illinois Committee of Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an office of the U.S. Department of Defense, recently presented the Seven Seals Award to O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce for meritorious leadership…

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Caritas receives grant to fund virtual reality therapy system

An interior image of St. John Bosco Children’s Center, where the virtual therapy system will be used. Belleville-based Caritas Family Solutions’ has received a $25,000 grant from the Tracy Family Foundation to purchase and install a virtual reality therapy system at St. John Bosco Children’s Center, a residential treatment facility for children who have experienced…

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Company completes work on new Amazon distribution facility

Wiegmann Associates has completed work on Amazon’s new distribution facility in Missouri. The new, $15 million Amazon Distribution Center is located in the Aviator Business Park in Hazelwood. Wiegmann Associates was the installing mechanical contractor and Kadean Construction was the general contractor. Richard L. Bowen & Associates Inc. was the architect. Wiegmann Associates furnished and installed all…

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Holland begins work on luxury apartment project

Swansea-based Holland Construction Services has begun work on the new Mill Creek Flats Luxury Apartments in historic Midtown St. Louis. The $25 million project is the third and final phase of the Steelcote Square development by Pier Property Group. The site is northeast of the intersection of Grand and Chouteau avenues. The six-story apartment building…

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1st MidAmerica Credit Union scholarship applications available

1st MidAmerica Credit Union will award five $1,000 scholarships to area high school seniors in May. Applications are available at any 1st MidAmerica Credit Union branch location, in area high school guidance departments, or online at www.1stMidAmerica.org. Applications are due Wednesday, March 31. At least 57 area youth have benefited from the 1st MidAmerica Credit…

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Two chosen to associate judgeships in 3rd Judicial Circuit

Chief Judge William A. Mudge announced Friday that attorneys Angela P. Donohoo and Ronald S. Motil were elected to fill the associate judge vacancies in the 3rd Judicial Circuit. These associate judge vacancies were created by the election of Associate Judge Stephen A. Stobbs to the Circuit Court and the resignation of Associate Judge John…

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SIUE’s Sasso named as inaugural fellow at Penn State research center

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Pietro Sasso, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership’s College Student Personnel Administration program, has been named the inaugural faculty research fellow for the Timothy J. Piazza Center for Fraternity and Sorority Research and Reform at Penn State University. Sasso’s research exploring the fraternity/sorority experience spans more than a…

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McKendree gets behind vaccination campaign

McKendree University’s Division of Nursing has pledged its support to accelerate the engagement of nursing schools in efforts to vaccinate the public against the COVID-19 virus. A new national campaign launched by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) elevates academic nursing’s role in administering the COVID-19 vaccine. “Since the earliest days of the…

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LCCC nursing students partner to provide vaccines

GODFREY – The Commons at Lewis and Clark Community College on Tuesday was transformed into a multi-station COVID-19 vaccine clinic, serving as many as 120 health-care students and staff. The clinic, managed in partnership with the Madison County Health Department, was staffed by LCCC nursing students. Vaccines were given to health sciences faculty and students, as…

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Longtime media man enters Alton city race

Steve Potter, who is semiretired after a career on local radio airwaves and other media, says he’s running for alderman in Alton’s 2nd Ward because he wants to be a voice at City Hall. “I will be the one who always calls you back and will do my best to figure out and resolve whatever…

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