Scheffel Boyle CPAs donates $10,000 to area food pantries

EDWARDSVILLE – Scheffel Boyle Certified Public Accountants and Scheffel Financial Services recently made $10,000 in donations to area food pantries. As part of the firm’s Scheffel Boyle Shares program, teams from each office delivered checks to area food pantries in Alton, Edwardsville, Belleville, Highland, Jerseyville, Carrollton, and Columbia. “Scheffel Boyle strongly believes in giving back…

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Illinois American Water offers annual environmental grants

Deadline is March 29, 2021 Illinois American Water is accepting applications for the company’s 2021 Environmental Grant Program. The program provides funding of up to $10,000 to innovative, community-based projects. For over a decade, Illinois American Water has awarded environmental grants to diverse initiatives across Illinois. According to Illinois American Water President Justin Ladner, more…

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Baker Sterchi elects new members in St. Louis and Belleville

The law firm of Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice has elected two new members effective Jan. 1: Brandy Simpson (St. Louis), whose practice focuses primarily on medical malpractice defense.  She also defends premises liability, personal injury, and products liability matters.  Simpson earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Dayton, and is licensed to practice…

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Glen Carbon man named to board of contractors chapter

Alliance Technologies LLC. announced that Jared Peno, COO, a resident of Glen Carbon, has been named to the board of the Associated General Contractors of America Missouri chapter and will serve as chair of the Supplier/Service Provider Council. The AGC of Missouri represents approximately 550 construction and construction-related firms in the state that perform building,…

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State website now updating vaccine information

From Capitol News Illinois The state has added information about vaccine availability to its coronavirus.illinois.gov webpage. The portal now has information about vaccine sites, eligibility, appointments and more. On Jan. 25, the state entered Phase 1B of its vaccination plan, but Gov. JB Pritzker stressed at a visit to a vaccination site in Tinley Park…

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Smoothie King brings healthy lifestyles menu to Collinsville

Smoothie King, which encourages healthy, active lifestyles, has opened its newest location in Collinsville. The new store, located at 1104 Collinsville Crossing Blvd., offers in-store purchases, online ordering, delivery and curbside pickup. It is locally owned and operated by Nathan and Erica Davis who say they wanted to combine their love of health and wellness…

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Boy Scouts organization in bistate area has new CEO

Greater St. Louis Area Council, Boy Scouts of America has selected a new CEO. After a decade of leadership, Ronald S. Green’s previously announced retirement becomes effective March 1, 2021. His successor, Joseph D. Sadewasser, was named CEO after a nationwide search to succeed Green, the organization announced Monday. For nearly 40 years, since December 1980, Ronald S. Green has served the Boy Scouts of America in executive leadership positions in…

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