Centerstone honors mental health Community Champions in Southern Illinois

Centerstone, a national provider of behavioral health care honored individual for promote mental health advocacy during its 15th annual Metro-East Community Champions Banquet on June 11 at Centerstone’s Alton facility. The 2019 Metro-East Centerstone Community Champions Award winners are Cory Davenport, formerly with The Riverbender.com, and state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton. The Community Champions Banquet…

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Memorial golf tourney raises $73,000 toward pain management unit

Memorial Foundation’s Third Annual Golf Tournament raised $73,000 to purchase to purchase a C-Arm unit for Memorial’s Pain Management Center. C-Arm technology provides imaging to assist the physician with precise needle placement critical in delivering pain relief to the patient. “Thank you to all of our sponsors and participants for making our first tournament a…

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Hopkins again named Illinois Leading Lawyer

Attorney John Hopkins, who works for Gori Julian & Associates, P.C., again has been named an Illinois Leading Lawyer. Law Bulletin Media compiled its 2019 list from surveys mailed to all Leading Lawyers in the state. Leading Lawyers are based upon survey nominations and approvals by an advisory board, with only the top lawyers being…

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New SIUE associate provost takes helm on July 1

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Denise Cobb, PhD, has named Elza Ibroscheva, PhD, as associate provost, effective July 1. Ibroscheva’s primary responsibilities in the associate provost role will include academic planning, assessment and accreditation. Her role with the university was developed during a previous, 13-year tenure as a faculty…

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Greensfelder attorney chosen for leadership academy

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. says attorney Jessica M. Mendez has been chosen as a member of the 2019 class of the Collaborative Bar Leadership Academy, a leadership training and professional development program designed to foster diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Taking place June 23 to 25 in Denver, the CBLA is a…

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Circuit Judge Andy Matoesian to step down

Circuit Judge A. Andreas “Andy” Matoesian, the longest-serving judge in the 3rd Judicial Circuit, will retire on July 1. Chief Judge William Mudge made the announcement Monday. Matoesian, 81, has been in ill health for several months and away from the job, according to recent news reports. He has been a judge since 1965, serving…

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