News for Community

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
GALESBURG, IL – Gordon Behrents Senior Center welcomes Jackie Jennings as the new director of Knox County’s only adult day service provider.    Jennings is a Galesburg native and completed the nursing program at Carl Sandburg College. A few years after completing her degree, she and her son moved to Texas where she was an RN. She left her nursing career in 2016 and served for one year as a ...read more
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Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Masha Lovejoy – Assurance Manager – Lovejoy joined RSM in June of 2016 and holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Western Illinois University and is a Certified Public Accountant.  In this role, Lovejoy will be responsible for managing multiple engagement teams and clients, providing a comprehensive review of audits, and recognizing opportunities to increase and improve client ...read more
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Thursday, July 25, 2019
The law firm of Barash & Everett, LLC is pleased to announce the return of attorney Thomas McIntire to its Galesburg Office with his focused practice of business law, corporate formation, and estate planning and administration. A native of Galva, Illinois, Tom worked for Barash & Everett for over six years before accepting a job as in-house counsel and director of operations for Mechanical ...read more
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Thursday, July 25, 2019
15 years and 30 million reasons to celebrate. In our 15 years, we surpassed $30 million in assets, and have granted nearly $8 million back into our communities across Knox and Warren Counties. This only happens because you choose to give generously to your community through the Community Foundation. Thank you for impacting the lives of your neighbors, and positively changing your community ...read more
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Thursday, July 25, 2019
Source: The Register Mail   A Galesburg eye doctor office is expanding into Monmouth. Kehoe Eye Care, 261 N. Broad St. Suite 35 in Galesburg, will be taking over the practice of Doctors Gary Distin and Daniel Doyle, at 67 Public Square in Monmouth. According to the website and an ad that has been appearing recently in the Monmouth Review-Atlas, Distin and Doyle retired last Friday, June 28, ...read more
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Thursday, July 25, 2019
Vlad Vizireanu has been chosen as the next music director of the KGS after a process which has lasted for more than two years. He is “thrilled to have been named the next music director” and is “looking forward to working with these wonderful musicians and board, and to be leading the orchestra into its next chapter.” The search process has joined together musicians, board members, and people ...read more
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Thursday, July 25, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Jessica Linder, Executive Director, of the Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce, has recently completed her third year at Institute for Organization Management, a four-year nonprofit leadership training program at University of ...read more
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Thursday, July 25, 2019
Peoria, IL – June 24, 2019 – Goodwill of Central Illinois has received a $2,000 grant from Ameren for GoodGuides, Goodwill’s youth mentoring program. GoodGuides is the only nationally accredited mentoring program in Central Illinois for youth ages 12-17. The goal of the program is to pair youth with a positive role model who can provide support and guidance, while also being someone who they can ...read more
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
MATTOON, IL — First Mid Bank & Trust was named the Central/Southern Illinois Community Lender of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Illinois District Office for the sixth consecutive year. This award is presented to the community bank with the best overall performance record for lending to small businesses in Central and Southern Illinois in 2018. Eric McRae, Chief Credit ...read more
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Thursday, April 25, 2019
This is a proud moment at F&M Bank as the bank celebrates the 150th anniversary of its founding.  The charter for The Farmers and Mechanics (F&M) Bank was granted on March 31, 1869. The bank’s founder, Chauncey S. Colton, established Galesburg’s first store and post office, built its first school, and devoted a considerable amount of time toward bringing the railroad through the growing city. ...read more
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