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Podiatrist joins lineup at OSF Medical Group

OSF Medical Group-Podiatric Surgery has welcomed Dr. Kyle Wilmes, doctor of podiatric medicine, to its staff. Wilmes specializes in general podiatric services including bunions, foot and ankle surgery, fracture care, hammer toes, diabetic foot care, sports medicine and sports related injuries, plantar fasciitis and wound care. Additionally, he has specialized training in forefoot and mid-foot…

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HSHS Medical Group adds doctor to Greenville office

HSHS Medical Group announced that Bavithira Deva, MD, has joined its medical team. Specializing in family medicine, Deva is now accepting patients at HSHS Holy Family Health Center – managed by HSHS Medical Group. The office is located at 101 Healthcare Drive in Greenville. As a primary care provider, Deva tends to patients of all…

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Scheffel Boyle CPAs announces 25 promotions throughout offices

Scheffel Boyle CPAs has promoted 25 professionals throughout its seven offices. The positions are: Principal Josh Andres, CPA Manager Crystal Bock, CPA (shown) Supervisor Jason Grunlund, CPA Christopher Sobrino, CPA Senior Accountant Patrick Meyer, CPA Taylor Jarvis, CPA Andrew Patterson Nick Hoff, CPA Kayla Ervin Katelin Feldman Travis Wellen, CPA Noah Feldmeier, CPA Chad Frerichs,…

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Maryland administrator named to head SIUE athletics

Tim Hall has been named the director of athletics at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Chancellor Randy Pembrook made the introduction Thursday in the Lukas Annex Cougar Pavilion. Hall arrives on campus after serving as director of athletics at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. “We are so excited that Tim Hall and his family have joined…

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Newspaperman chairing effort calling for state funerals for WWII veterans

Central Illinois newspaper owner and community leader John Galer has been named Illinois state chairman of an effort to provide state funerals for World War II veterans. Galer will lead local efforts for the nonprofit association called, State Funeral for World War II Veterans. The bipartisan efforts call for a request of the president of…

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United Way announces 2019 Southwest Illinois Division campaign chair

Dr. Aaron Omotola of BJCMG Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, has been named campaign chair for the Southwest Illinois Division of United Way of Greater St. Louis. “Because of its longstanding history and expertise, United Way is uniquely positioned to identify and address the needs of our region,” said Dr. Omotola. “I am proud to serve…

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Pin Oak Agency joins Valley Insurance Agency Alliance

Pin Oak Agency in Maryville recently joined Valley Insurance Agency Alliance, a group of more than 120 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Illinois. Pin Oak Agency was created by owner Andrew Calloway, who has more than 15 years of financial industry experience.  The full-service agency specializes in personal and commercial insurance including home, automobile…

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Business owner gets new term on airport board

Shirley Kleeman, the owner of CR Systems in East Alton, has been appointed to serve a second five-year term on the Board of Commissioners for St. Louis Regional Airport. She was appointed by Mayor Joe Silkwood to represent the village of East Alton. “We are delighted to have Shirley remain on the board,” said David…

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Bergfeld joins Holland as director of business development

Alan Bergfeld has joined Holland Construction Services as director of business development, company President Mike Marchal announced. Bergfeld comes to Holland with more than 10 years of experience, most recently with a national design-build firm where he was responsible for a multi-state region ranging from Missouri to Wyoming to Texas. “Between the fantastic reputation and…

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O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber head completes third year of leader training program

Debbie Arell-Martinez, executive director of the O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce, recently completed her third year at Institute for Organization Management, a four-year nonprofit leadership training program at Villanova University, Pa. She is also a recipient of a National Institute Scholarship, given to professionals across the country, the National Institute Scholarships recognize each recipient for their…

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