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    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    At 10:00 am on Saturday, October 21, 2017 we will hold a ceremony to celebrate the completion of our latest project at 2012 Division St, Murphysboro Il. Through the generosity of our donors and the sweat of our volunteers, this project has transformed a vacant city lot donated by the City of Murphysboro into the home of Nina Alexander and her daughter Shekinah. Not only will this ceremony ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    The Carbondale Chamber of Commerce is soliciting nominations for the organizations annual awards to be presented at the organization's 101st Annual Banquet, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.   The Chamber will honor recipients in several categories, including:   Business of the Year which recognizes a Carbondale business which exemplifies excellence in growth, innovation, civic leadership, impact on ...read more
    Categories: Chamber of Commerce, Press Release, Community, Chamber, General News Article
    Monday, October 16, 2017
    HireLevel powered by Extra Help, a WBE and regional leader in contingent workforce management solutions, specializing in employment and payroll services, is among the 2017 “Largest Women-Owned Businesses” honored by the St. Louis Business Journal. The St. Louis Business Journal’s Largest Women-Owned Business list recognizes women owned businesses in the St. Louis area that have experienced ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, October 16, 2017
    Porch Fire brings its second Halloween show to The Varsity Center on Friday, Oct. 27. Special guests ‘Til the Morning Comes will get the show started.Tales from the Porch will feature a set list full of creepy covers and spooky surprises. Costumes are encouraged.Porch Fire is an Americana jam fusion band based out of Carbondale. The band combines different styles of music to create their unique ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, October 16, 2017
    Driving up route 51 into downtown Carbondale is a whole new experience since the completion of Phase One of the Illinois Avenue Streetscape Project.  At their October meeting, the board of Keep Carbondale Beautiful voted to recognize the improvements with a Bright Spot Award.  Overhead wires have been relocated, new curbs and sidewalks are varied with bumpouts and small gardens, all lit up at ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, October 12, 2017
    Celina Maniece is a proud double alumna of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, so she was quick to partner with the university’s Small Business Development Center for help in developing, testing and marketing a new app and business. Her BizClips project, which also involves SIU students and local businesses, seeks to connect businesses, professionals and consumers through video-based ...read more
    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
    Getting a flu shot not only protects you during the upcoming flu season, but it also stops the spread of flu to others. Flu shots are recommended for everyone over 6 months of age. Jackson County Health Department is now offering flu shots for all ages on a walk-in basis. During this year’s flu clinics, take-home colon cancer screening kits will be made available to those individuals who are ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
    The Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra presents an all-Russian 2017-18 season, with five concerts beginning October 24, 2017 and concluding April 24, 2018, all at Shryock Auditorium on the SIU campus. Titled, “The Russians are Coming!” the Symphony season includes two world renowned soloists in OrliShaham and Rachel Barton Pine, music by Borodin, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov and ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, October 05, 2017
    The City of Carbondale is excited to announce Mayor John “Mike” Henry has been elected to serve as a Vice President of the Illinois Municipal League (IML).Henry will serve a one-year term on the organization’s Board of Directors. “Through my role on the IML board, I will collaborate with mayors from around the state on issues that affect all of our communities,” said Henry. “I am excited to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, October 05, 2017
    Carbondale Community Arts is hosting a Halloween costume contest during the Carbondale Rotary's Great Carbondale Pumpkin Race on October 28th at the Mill Street underpass in downtown Carbondale, IL.   Join us for this family-friendly event in costume as the audience judges the most creative costumes! Fun prizes and trophies will be awarded in various spooky categories. Free registration starts ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 04, 2017
    In the wake of many natural disasters causing destruction to the United States in recent weeks, now more than ever there is a high importance for giving back to our communities, and those who need the help and assistance the most.  At HireLevel, one of the region’s largest women-owned employment, payroll, and workforce services companies, they love to own their impact by giving back monthly ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    Food Works, a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustainable food and farming, has hired Jennifer Paulson of Cobden as its new Program Coordinator.  Paulson will be managing the indoor winter farmers market, spearheading Food Works' food access program, and coordinating the Southern Illinois Farming Alliance, the organization’s network of sustainable small farmers.    Paulson brings to Food ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    Carbondale Fire Department Local 1961 will be selling t-shirts during the month of October to raise awareness for breast cancer. T-shirts are $20 each and are available in a variety of sizes.   Proceeds will support the SIH Cancer Institute Patient Support Fund for breast cancer patients. To order a t-shirt, stop by Fire Station #2 (401 N. Glenview Drive) or call (618) 457-3299. T-shirts will also ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, September 14, 2017
    Carbondale Mayor John “Mike” Henry is excited to announce trick-or-treat hours for Halloween.Kids can trick-or-treat throughout Carbondale on Tuesday, October 31 from 5-8 p.m. Residents wishing to hand out candy to “trick-or-treaters” should light up their porches and driveways. “Trick-or-treaters” are encouraged to wear reflective tape or clothing and have their parents check their candy for ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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