• News for Press Release

    Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Legence Bank introduces Legence Investment Services a new division aimed at providing its customers and communities with the financial planning and investment services they need at a hometown institution they trust.  Financial Advisor Hank Skaggs has joined our new investment services division.Legence Investment Services is ready to assist its clients with individual retirement accounts, ...read more
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    Monday, December 10, 2018
    Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, recently announced that Vice President of Quality Improvement Cathy Moehring, of Du Quoin, was awarded the Frank Anselmo Lifetime Achievement Award from the Community Behavioral Health Association (CBHA).   CBHA Board of Directors initiated the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1993 to recognize individuals for their dedication and lifelong ...read more
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    Monday, December 10, 2018
    The City of Carbondale is giving the gift of free parking this holiday season. Beginning Monday, December 10, visitors will be able to park in the following locations at no cost for up to two hours:On-Street Metered Parking Lot 4 - South Illinois Avenue and Lincoln DriveLot 6 - South Illinois Avenue and West Walnut Street SouthLot 7 - North Illinois Avenue and West Jackson Street (Town Square ...read more
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    Monday, December 10, 2018
    HireLevel strives to extend their support and gratitude to local charitable organizations throughout the year as part of their mission to encourage their employees to give back to their communities. The #HireLevelDifference campaign challenges HireLevel team members to donate their time and resources to give back to women’s centers, pet shelters, and more each month. With November being a month ...read more
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    Thursday, December 06, 2018
    On Thursday, November 29th the Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale hosted their 7th Family Awards Night and Dinner to bring families together and announce the winners of the Mother, Father, Grandparent and Family of the Year Awards. One Hundred and three people were in attendance.   The following were nominated for these awards by Boys and Girls Club staff:  Jeleania Fields (daughter Abigail ...read more
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    Thursday, December 06, 2018
    Peggy and Andy Polovich’s home at 304 South Oakland has earned a Bright Spot Award from the Keep Carbondale Beautiful board.  Directly in front of the house is a Japanese-style rock garden, inspired by Andy’s two tours of duty in Japan.  Sculptures include one large and several small pagoda statues, plus two cranes and a fish around the pond, shaded by a Japanese maple tree. A Gold Mop Cypress ...read more
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    Thursday, December 06, 2018
    Carbondale, IL – Vogler, Boys & Girls Clubs of Carbondale and members of the local community helped raise $1820.00 for the Boys & Girls Clubs’ mentoring and programs for youth at a recent test-drive event, as part of Ford Motor Company’s Drive 4 UR Community program. Nearly 100 people in the Carbondale area drove a Ford vehicle at Vogler Ford on October 6th. Vogler and Ford and Ford Motor Company ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
    As a part of the Lights Fantastic festivities, again this year Carbondale Community Arts and Carbondale Main Street co-sponsored a storefront decorating contest among local businesses. This year’s theme was “Gingerbread.”   Participants included: Carbondale Park District LIFE Center, Carbondale Tourism, Carbondale Trophy, Castle Perilous Games, Cristaudo's Bakery and Cafe, Dona Camilla, Evolve ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
    Bald Knob Cross of Peace will be hosting a Blue Christmas service, sometimes called The Longest Night Service, on Friday, December 21, 2:00 p.m., at the Welcome Center.December 21 is the shortest day, and the longest night, of the year.  Christmas is a time of joy and celebration.  But for those who are hurting from the loss of a loved one, or a difficult change in their lives, or any number of ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
    “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” returns to The Varsity this year on Friday, Dec. 21. The third National Lampoon Vacation movie reunites Chevy Chase (Clark Griswold) and Beverly D’Angelo (Ellen Griswold) with director John Hughes. This time, Clark attempts to give the Griswolds "the most fun-filled old-fashioned family Christmas ever." He’s gone a bit overboard with a trip to the woods for ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 28, 2018
    Every month, HireLevel volunteers their time and resources to help the greater good. The company aims to diversify its giving through their #HireLevelDifference program, seeking local charities and organizations that have a unique impact in their communities. For the month of October, HireLevel partnered with an organization that is genuinely unlike any other. The Veterans Honor Flight of ...read more
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    Monday, November 26, 2018
    The City of Carbondale is excited to launch its first holiday lights display contest. Share photos of your holiday lights display with us on Facebook @ExploreCarbondale now through December 17. Our team of reindeer will choose the best and brightest display. The winner will receive a special holiday yard sign and $50 gift card to Ace Hardware.   For more information about the contest, call ...read more
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    Monday, November 26, 2018
    At their November meeting, the Carbondale Sustainability Commission hosted a presentation by Keep Carbondale Beautiful  on “The Future of Recycling in Carbondale.”  Some information is not well understood:  plastic bags should never go into a recycling bin (material should be loose), but they can be recycled at grocery stores, along with other kinds of clean, dry plastic film: bags from newspaper, ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    The Marine Corps League and Shawnee Detachment #812 are excited to have a new home for Toys for Tots distribution, thanks to the City of Carbondale. The City leased its old Public Works facility, located at 606 1/2 E. College Street, to Toys for Tots. The site will be used as a hub for toy distribution for the next 10 years.  "The City of Carbondale welcomes the opportunity to assist the Toys ...read more
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    Monday, November 19, 2018
    Gabriella walked into the For Kids' Sake Art Workshop bright-eyed and eager to help. After carefully selecting and gluing down glass pieces, she proudly showed off her finished piece titled "Pink Sky." Gabriella, pictured below, submitted her artwork to the 19th Annual For Kids’ Sake Art Auction in support of kids her age who live in Bangladesh.  All student artists are invited to submit their ...read more
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