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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
All are invited to St. Clare Catholic School Open House on Sunday, January 27, 2019, from 1:30-3:00 p.m.  Take a tour of our school and find out what we have to offer.  Registration for all grades will be accepted.  Details for kindergarten requirements are listed below.   Children entering Kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2019.  Please bring your child’s certified ...read more
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Belleville, Ill. January 8, 2018 – Netflix has been urging people to stop doing the Bird Box Challenge. The challenge, stemming from the Netflix movie Bird Box, involves people navigating their daily life blindfolded like the characters in the movie. This has led to some risky and dangerous situations, as well as sending the wrong message of what it is like to experience blindness. As the ...read more
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
 (O’Fallon, IL)  – Winter is here and snow has already covered many regions of the United States. With the approaching snow event expected for the southwestern Illinois area, the doctors at Prairie Heart and Vascular Institute at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital recommend a few safety tips before you shovel snow to clear your sidewalks and driveways.According to the National Safety Council, snow ...read more
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Credit Union to Accommodate Growth With New Locationin Former Bank Building Near Belleville East High School   Scott Credit Union has announced plans to move its East Belleville Branch in 2019 to a new location that will allow for its continued growth in St. Clair County.   The credit union recently purchased the former Commerce Bank building at 2020 N. Belt East next to Belleville East High ...read more
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
O’FALLON, IL – MDsave and HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital are working together to help local residents without insurance save money and get more of the medical care they need. Through the MDsave marketplace, patients at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital will have access to a wide variety of medical procedures at upfront prices up to 60 percent off the average market cost, as well as simplified billing ...read more
Thursday, January 10, 2019
EXPERIENCE the POWER of the Morning Brief Everything Rises and Falls on Your Ability to Lead Yourself You must grow yourself BEFORE you can effectively lead others • Are you looking to change a key area of your life in 2019 & Beyond? • Is there something in your life that is emotionally painful? • Would you like to learn tried and true principles that will help you grow? • ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
O’FALLON-SHILOH—The O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce joined State Farm – Mike Morrill as he celebrated 43 years in business and the opening of his new location at 102 Ruth Drive in O’Fallon.  They celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on December 18th.    Mike Morrill and his team are committed to helping State Farm clients manage the unexpected and realize their dreams by protecting the ...read more
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
(O’Fallon, IL)  – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Women and Infants Center invites all moms-to-be and their support persons to join us for a variety of prenatal education classes in 2019.  Class topics include:  Early Pregnancy, Prepared Childbirth, Breastfeeding Fundamentals, as well as education for new fathers and siblings to help everyone prepare their family’s new addition.   All classes are taught ...read more
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Scott Credit Union is offering help to its members who will not be paid because of the government shutdown.  The local credit union will offer a six-month, 0% APR Government Shutdown Loan to members who are government and civil service employees working without pay during the government shutdown.  Members who receive the loan also will not have to make any payments for 30 days.  The ...read more
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
January 2, 2019– Members of Scott Credit Union now have more than 5,000 locations nationwide at which they can perform their banking transactions.  The credit union, with headquarters in Edwardsville, IL, recently joined the CO-OP Shared Branch Network that allows SCU members to go into any of the participating non-Scott Credit Union branches and perform their normal banking transactions, ...read more
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
(O’Fallon, IL)  – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital recently named Angela Nelson, BSN, RN, Stroke Coordinator for HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Teleneurology Stroke Program. Nelson, a resident of Okawville, Illinois, has experience as a critical care RN in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab and Emergency Department. Her leadership roles in the Cardiology as well as Physician and Outreach Services have allowed her ...read more
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
 January 8, 2019– Area residents can now earn 4.05% Annual Percentage Yield on their checking account balance up to $25,000 thanks to the new EPIC Checking Account launched recently by Scott Credit Union.  The unique checking account features no minimum balance and no fees, according to Scott Credit Union Chief Operating Officer Linda Fedrick.  “Plus, the account refunds up to $10 each month in ...read more
Monday, January 07, 2019
Caritas Family Solutions to hold Sixth Annual Gala   Belleville, Ill., (January 7, 2019) – The Heart & Soul Annual Gala to benefit Caritas Family Solutions will take place Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Four Points Sheraton, 319 Fountains Parkway, Fairview Heights, Ill. 62208. The fundraising event begins at 6:00 p.m. with cocktails and silent auction bidding, followed by a three-course ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, December 20, 2018
HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, and its parent company Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS), announced today that they have received approval from the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board (HFSRB) to lease space for a radiation oncology clinic near their new, state-of-the-art hospital along Interstate 64 and Green Mount Road in St. Clair County. President and CEO Patti Fischer ...read more
Thursday, December 20, 2018
On September 21st, 2018, hundreds of friends, family and long-time business associates gathered to celebrate Korte & Luitjohan’s 60th Anniversary. In a bittersweet moment before a champagne toast, Pete Korte handed Gregg Korte the ceremonial keys to the business. Pete will continue on as the CEO of the company and Gregg will take over the duties of President.  Korte & Luitjohan humbly began in ...read more
Thursday, December 20, 2018
    Photo Caption:  Congratulations to the RN residents who recently completed the HSHS Southern Illinois Division RN Residency Program. The RN residents include: (front row, left to right) Jenna Plantz, Meghan Solosabal, Renee Richter, Melanie Mensing, Katy Kosydor and Madisyn May. Middle Row: Cassy Lloyd, Amne Intissar, Cassidy Garland, Cassi Turner, Rachel Gleave, Zoe Swarm, Kayla Weiland and ...read more
Thursday, December 20, 2018
November Bonus Dividend, Loan Interest Rebate Are Benefits of Membership   Just in time for the holidays, area residents who have savings accounts or loans with Scott Credit Union are realizing the value of membership with a gift of extra money in their accounts.   Scott Credit Union declared a bonus dividend and loan interest rebate in November, giving over $570,000 back to members. The money ...read more
Thursday, December 20, 2018
O’FALLON-SHILOH—The O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce joined Neena’s Jewelry to celebrate the opening of their business at 1935 West Hwy 50, Fairview Heights.    They celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 28th.   Neena’s Jewelry is an endeavor of Neena & Raj who purchased ‘Dollars for Gold’ a popular gold, bullion and coins buying shop that was in existence for the last 9 years ...read more
Thursday, December 20, 2018
O’FALLON-SHILOH—The O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce joined in celebrating Darrell Shelton’s Commercial Property Investors, Inc. of O’Fallon and HMA (Hospitality Management Associates, LLC) of St. Louis in the ground breaking for their new Hampton Inn at 430 Regency Park Drive. The groundbreaking was held on November 8, 2018.                   The Hampton Inn will be a new 100 room hotel in ...read more
Thursday, December 20, 2018
(Shiloh, Ill.) “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” -Winston Churchill. The members of the REALTOR® Association of Southwestern Illinois, in conjunction with the Home Builders Association of Greater Southwest Illinois, know the joy of giving this holiday season. They collected toys, food, and money for two local non-profit organizations. The toys were donated to ...read more
Thursday, December 20, 2018
O’Fallon, Illinois – The City of O’Fallon has been informed that CSX Transportation received approval from the Federal Railroad Administration to use the rail lines in O’Fallon, Illinois on a short-term basis to transport a limited number of railcars from areas east of O’Fallon to the west.  CSX is giving preliminary indication that the movements through O’Fallon may not happen until after ...read more
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Local Credit Union Services Are Now Offered to Residents of 26 Counties in Illinois and in St. Louis County  December 13, 2018– People who live or work in nine Illinois counties are now eligible to open accounts with Scott Credit Union and take advantage of the value that it offers.  The credit union, with headquarters in Edwardsville, IL, recently received approval to add nine counties to its ...read more
Thursday, December 20, 2018
BELLEVILLE, IL) – HSHS Hospice Southern Illinois is pleased to announce that Michelle Kenny has accepted the position of their Hospice and Supportive Care manager.  She has been serving as the interim Hospice manager since August 2018.   In this role, Kenny leads from the HSHS Hospice office location in Belleville, assisting in the daily operations of the Hospice and Supportive Care Programs for ...read more