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L E A D | IN F LUENCE | IMPACT

25th Annual

UPDATE

CORPORATE CUP CHALLENGE GOLF OUTING

June 2020 | Volume V | No. 3

IN THIS ISSUE 4Leadership Springfield Application Deadline Approaching 4Guide to Reopening Your Business 4Personnel Changes


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IN THIS ISSUE

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Adams Hired as New Membership Rep

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General Assembly Approves Budget, Adjourns

9 COVID-19 Business Resources on Chamber Website

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Online Marketing Through The Chamber

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Update on Chamber Events & Programs

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Powerful People Skills Seminar - Goal Achievement & Sharing the Glory

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Corporate Cup Challenge Golf Outing Rescheduled for August

FEATURES 4

ON THE COVER

Message From the CEO

CORPORATE CUP CHALLENGE

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Owen to Retire

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Reopening Your Business Guide Published

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Leadership Springfield - Premier Leader Training Program

The Chamber’s 25th Annual Corporate Cup Challenge Golf Outing will be held over a two-day period. It is still one outing, but teams will have the choice of either playing on Thursday, August 13 or Friday, August 14 at Piper Glen Golf Club.

MEMBER RECOGNITION 5

Tiered Investors

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Welcome to Our New Members

INDUSTRY FOCUS

HEALTHCARE & SENIOR CARE 17

Category Listings

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce 501 E. Capitol Ave., Suite A | Springfield, Illinois 62701 217.525.1173 | www.gscc.org UPDATE (USPS 0703 630) is published six times a year by The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, 501 E. Capitol Ave., Suite A, Springfield, IL 62701. Periodical postage paid at Springfield, IL. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to UPDATE, 501 E. Capitol Ave., Suite A, Springfield, IL 62701.

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MESSAGE FROM THE CEO

Chris Hembrough President and CEO As we begin summer, it is typically a good time to evaluate the first half of the year and to look forward to what lies ahead. However, there is nothing typical about 2020. The year began with great hope and promise, driven by a strong economy and historically low unemployment. Today, we continue to deal with the greatest public health crisis in our lifetime and the resulting economic fallout. Nearly 41 million Americans filed for employment over the 12 weeks preceding Memorial Day, including over 1.3 million Illinoisans. Despite the surprising May jobs report released on June 5, the economic pain across our nation has been significant. Springfield and Sangamon County have certainly experienced the pain. Yet, many businesses and organizations have demonstrated amazing creativity and resilience, reopening in some capacity during phase 3 and continuing to prepare for phase 4 which is fast approaching.

NOTHING TYPICAL ABOUT 2020

Since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis the Chamber has represented the interests of our members and the community at-large by engaging local, state, and federal officials regarding COVID-19 legislation, stimulus packages, and reopening considerations and recommendations. The Chamber’s Business Relief Fund awarded grants to 37 Sangamon County businesses, providing a bridge, a lifeline to assist with the sustainability of the businesses applying for and receiving funding. We also created COVID-19 funding and resource pages which provide links to a variety of organizations for COVID-19 updates, available personal protective equipment and a Reopening Your Business resource guide created by The Chamber and available for download. We have and we continue to collaborate with many partners including the Illinois Chamber, Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, City of Springfield, Springfield Sangamon Growth Alliance, Illinois Small Business Development Center, U.S. Small Business Administration, Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau, Local First, Downtown Springfield Inc., regional chambers of commerce, and more, to provide up-to-date resources including guidance for relief funding, relevant professional development and educational opportunities, and ongoing reopening guidance.

We look forward to our community moving closer to a full reopening in phase 4 of the Governor’s Restore Illinois plan, and a return to a sense of normalcy regarding Chamber offerings. Our Corporate Cup Challenge Golf Outing will take place on August 13 and 14 (page 18). We will host Leadership Springfield, our community’s premier leadership program for emerging leaders, beginning in September (page 13). Last, we hope to host some of our key events, like the Small Business Awards luncheon, which were postponed earlier this year. In the meantime, as we all move forward with the appropriate safety protocols and procedures in place, if we can serve or assist you in any way, please do not hesitate to let us know. As always, we are grateful for our partnership and the privilege to serve you. Thank you for your investment in membership, the work of The Chamber, and the community at-large, especially in these challenging times.

Chamber Four Core Functions Advocacy

As the voice of business, we support legislative policies and practices conducive for a thriving business community and local economy, and oppose those that are not.

Business Resources & Support

We connect local businesses to resources that reduce barriers to growth and expansion.

Leadership & Professional Development

We offer opportunities for professional growth and leadership development to members and their employees.

Visibility & Connections That Matter

We provide marketing, programming and relationship-building opportunities to help members make strategic connections.

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TIERED INVESTORS Summit Level

2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Executive Committee Roger Austin........................................... Chair Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. Hon. Raylene Grischow...................Chair-Elect Circuit Court Judge Brady Smith.................................1st Vice Chair Zara’s Collision Center Lori Milosevich.................Secretary/Treasurer Estes, Bridgewater & Ogden

Leadership Level

HSHS Medical Group Foundation Level

Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc.

Jennifer Gill....................Immediate Past Chair Springfield Public School District 186

At-Large Directors Jennifer Boyer........................Springfield Clinic, LLP Mylas Copeland...................................... Green Toyota Volkswagen Audi Tyler Cormeny................................... O’Shea Builders

Visionary Level

Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. Express Employment Professionals Springfield Clinic

Dr. Ruby Davis.......................Ruby Funeral Services & Chapel, Inc. Mark Donovan............................................................INB Michelle Eccles........ The Horace Mann Companies Anna Evans.........................Memorial Health System

Premier Level

U.S. Bank Catalyst Level

Bank of Springfield PNC Bank

Dr. Susan J. Koch.......................University of Illinois Springfield Mike Murphy ............... Illinois State Representative 99th District Sharon Riechers..................................................BUNN Adam Solomon.........................Solomon Colors, Inc. John Staff...................................................Staff Carpet

Executive Level

BUNN Carrollton Bank CEFCU Security Bank, s.b. Warren-Boynton State Bank Tiered Investors receive recognition and enhanced benefits for an additional investment. To learn more, contact Chris Hembrough at (217) 525-1173 x205 or chembrough@gscc.org.

Sara Wojcicki Jimenez ..........HSHS Central Illinois Division

Appointed Members Jennifer Call....................................................TROXELL Kayla Edwards ........................Express Employment Professionals Josh Flanders........Buzz Bomb Brewing Company

GSCC STAFF Chris Hembrough................... ...President and CEO Lisa Schafer....................................VP - Operations David Earhart......................VP - Member Services

Chamber Mission: Enhance our members’ success and advocate on their behalf. ALWAYS BUY CHAMBER

Joshua Adams...........Membership Representative Bri Coons.....................................Director of Events Teri Hill........................Advertising Representative Tom Owen...................Membership Representative Heather Woomer..........................Events Assistant

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OWEN TO RETIRE

ADAMS HIRED AS NEW MEMBERSHIP REP

Tom Owen, The Chamber’s Membership Representative, is planning to retire this summer. Prior to joining the Chamber as an employee, he served on its Ambassador Committee for 8 years, one as its Chairperson in 2007. Tom earned the Ambassador of the Year in 2004 and he received the Spirit of the Ambassador Award three times in 2003, 2004 and 2007. He also served a three-year stint on the Chamber’s Board of Directors from 2006-2008. Tom’s career path has been as varied as his knowledge of the English language. He spent the first part of his professional life managing Photographic Service Corporation and PSC Digital providing commercial photography, photo lab services and multimedia presentations to the central Illinois community. He received many awards for advertising photography and presented at several seminars on industry topics. A career change in 2004 led him to becoming licensed in financial services. He worked for Prudential Financial and then opened a private agency, Owen & Owens Insurance and Financial Services (later changed to American Financial of Central Illinois), with his business partner, Bob Owens. The Chamber recruited him to serve as its first paid Membership Representative in 2010, proving to be one of its most engaged and valuable employees. Owen has recruited hundreds of businesses to invest in membership and the work of The Chamber during his 10-year tenure. His outstanding ability to connect members with the benefits and resources they need is reflected in the many accolades members have showered upon him over the years. His vast knowledge of the business community and his unwavering belief in The Chamber’s impact on the business community and community at-large will be sorely missed.

Joshua Adams was hired in early March to succeed Tom Owen as The Chamber’s new Membership Representative. Joshua comes to the position with over 10 years of management, sales and customer service experience in the restaurant and media industries. He most recently served as an Account Executive for Neuhoff Media. Joshua also served as a Chamber Ambassador for one year. Joshua attended Lincoln College in Lincoln, IL where he studied communications. He and his fiancé, Sara are expecting their first child in November.

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We wish Tom the best as he enjoys his well-earned retirement years with his significant other Deb, and his dog Roxy by his side.

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY APPROVES BUDGET, ADJOURNS Illinois lawmakers returned to Springfield on Wednesday, May 20 for the first time since March. Their return visit was brief, lasting only four days, with the Senate meeting at the Capitol and the House meeting at the BoS Center. Prior to adjourning on Saturday, May 23, lawmakers spent most of their time and energy focused on the budget and COVID-19 related legislation.

STATE BUDGET The General Assembly approved a $42.8 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21), which includes approximately $2 billion to repay short-term borrowing undertaken this year to deal with the FY20 projected revenue shortfall. The budget has a projected deficit of over $5 billion, but it is accompanied by companion legislation which authorizes the state to borrow $5 billion from the Federal Reserve’s new short-term borrowing program – the Municipal Liquidity Facility.

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION & UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE During the second week of April, Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission filed emergency rules creating an automatic presumption that the workplace was the cause of an employee’s COVID-19 infection. These rules made it nearly impossible for an employer to defend these workers’ compensation claims. The Illinois Manufacturers Association and the Illinois Retail Merchants Association filed a lawsuit challenging the ability of the IWCC to make substantive law changes by administrative rule. Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge John M. Madonia issued a Temporary Restraining Order to block the rules and they were subsequently withdrawn. As a result, HB 2455 passed the General Assembly representing an agreement between labor and business on changes to the worker’s compensation and unemployment insurance programs. All essential workers (outlined in the Governor’s Executive Order 2020-10) will still get the presumption while allowing employers to use only an ordinary level of evidence (lowest level) to rebut these claims. This means that an employer has to show “some evidence” that the employee could have contracted the virus elsewhere or that the employer was following, to the fullest extent possible, specific guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or Illinois Department of Public Health. The legislation specifically provides that an employee’s home or residence is not a workplace. The bill also included an agreement regarding unemployment insurance. Individual employers will not be charged for layoffs that occur between March 15, 2020 and December 31, 2020. Instead, the costs will be shared across the system.

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REOPENING YOUR BUSINESS GUIDE PUBLISHED REOPENING YOUR BUSINESS IN THE AGE OF COVID-19

A RESOURCE GUIDE PRESENTED BY THE GREATER SPRINGFIELD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PUBLISHED MAY 2020

As many of you know, The Chamber has created “Reopening Your Business”, a guide to assist members as they reopen. The guide is a compilation of guidance offered by many organizations and will help ensure the safety of our region, your customers, and your employees. It can be found on our website at www. gscc.org.

Many of you have already implemented a number of safety measures, but you or others may still be considering various safety protocols to put in place for your newly reopened business. Whether or not you fit into either of these categories, below are excerpts from the guide that we think are worth reviewing:

If a worker is suspected of having COVID-19: • Encourage workers to self-isolate and contact a healthcare provider. • Provide information to the employee on return-to-work policy. • Inform HR and employee’s supervisor. If a worker is confirmed to have COVID-19: • Employer should instruct employees to follow CDC Guidelines. • Employers should inform anyone they have come into contact with of their possible exposure in the workplace but should maintain confidentiality as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reintegration (bringing back) of exposed, asymptomatic employees and/or those testing positive for COVID-19 to onsite operations should follow CDC Guidelines.

PREPARE YOUR SPACE

COMMUNICATE WITH EMPLOYEES

It’s important to have your facility cleaned prior to and regularly during the pandemic. Seek resources for this via your janitorial service, the Guide to Reopening, or sources listed on The Chamber’s website.

Communication during this time is incredibly important, especially with your most valuable resource – the people who work for you. Remain available to, and transparent with, your employees. Have conversations with employees about their concerns. Some employees may be at higher risk for severe illness, such as older adults and those with chronic medical conditions. Your team’s health is of the utmost importance, so tell employees your COVID-19 strategy for moving forward. A written, clearly communicated policy may prove helpful while assuring employees that you’ve taken their safety seriously.

Consider providing personal protective equipment for your employees and/or visitors. Resources where you can purchase these items are also available at www.gscc.org. Review specific industry guidelines outlined by Governor Pritzker’s administration to ensure your businesses is meeting expected safety protocols. Additional guidance is available in The Chamber’s Reopening Your Business guide.

SCREEN YOUR EMPLOYEES Some options to screen employees prior to entering your facility could include: • Verbal screening of employee to determine if employee in the past 24 hours has experienced fever, coughing, chills, or difficulty breathing. • Temperature check of employee prior to start of shift. • Training screeners to use temperature monitors. • Wearing appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). • Posting signs that individuals who have a fever, cough or any sign of sickness should not enter.

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COMMUNICATE WITH CUSTOMERS With businesses reopening at various stages depending on the Governor’s Restore Illinois plan, your customers may be confused about whether or not you’re open, or open to full capacity. Don’t forget to communicate your status with them, as well as any special products or services you’re offering. The Chamber’s Member Information Center (MIC) offers several ways you can do that as part of your investment in The Chamber. See the box on page 10 for reminders on what you can do in the MIC. Feel free to call The Chamber if you need assistance with this effective marketing tool.

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COVID-19 BUSINESS RESOURCES ON

CHAMBER WEBSITE

The Chamber strives to connect you to reliable and accurate information, and significant resources to assist you during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. We have added many links to resources on our website (www.gscc.org) related to the pandemic.

Personal Protection Equipment links include: Masks Sanitizer & Disinfectants Gloves Face Shields Desktop/Counter Protective Shields Boot Covers Wipes Social Distancing Signs-Decals Touch Free Head Thermometers Protective Eyewear

The Funding Opportunities button provides information on various funding sources available to employers. The Resources & Information button provides links to a variety of organizations for COVID-19 updates, available personal protective equipment and a Reopening Your Business resource guide created by The Chamber and available for download. The box on the right shows the types of PPE links available on our website. All of this information will continue to be updated as changes occur.

Please call Jeff Holt today at

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ONLINE MARKETING THROUGH THE CHAMBER The Chamber can play an important role in your marketing plan and your membership creates a strategic partnership that links your business with the proven chamber of commerce brand. The Chamber’s website is a trusted source of business information and it’s a powerful advertising tool for your business. Each month, our site is visited by an average of 4,700 users during 5,800 sessions, with more than 13,000-page views.

GOOGLE LOVES CHAMBER WEBSITES Your listing on our website enhances your overall Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Google knows Chamber websites consist of credible business information and isn’t trying to cheat their system. Larger Chamber sites are often very powerful and robust, so a direct link back to the member’s website is an authoritative and trusted reference point for search engine relevancy. It tells Google your site is also important by association. Search engine optimization experts believe a unique advantage of being a chamber member is how it positively impacts your SEO.

MAXIMIZE YOUR VISIBILITY WITH BENEFITS THAT ARE PART OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP For maximum visibility through your membership, your business can offer a Hot Deal or submit a News Release or Calendar Event. If you have positions available and are looking to hire, submit the opening to our Job Board. Once any of these items are approved, they are published on our website and posted to The Chamber’s Facebook page.

Member Information Center (MIC) Exclusive online marketing tool

Members have their own web page on the Chamber’s website where they can: • • • • •

Submit News Releases, Events, Job Openings and Hot Deals Add links to member social media Include business description, website & map link Update member profile and representative info Access business resources

Experts believe a unique advantage of being a member is how your listing on The Chamber’s website positively impacts your Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Login at www.gscc.org. To obtain login credentials, click the link on the login page or call The Chamber at (217) 525-1173.

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LOOKING FOR MORE EXPOSURE? If you are looking for even more visibility, for an additional fee banner ads and enhanced listings offer additional exposure and ‘top of mind’ awareness to attract customers. Website marketing options include: BANNER / SQUARE ADS Website banner and square ad locations are available on various popular pages such as our home, event calendar, business directory search or business categories. ENHANCED LISTINGS An Enhanced Listing can help you stand out and be listed above your competition in our online directory! Receive priority placement, add search keywords, photos, your logo, business description and more! To learn more, contact Advertising Representative Teri Hill at (217) 525-1173 x208 or thill@gscc.org.

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Four Person Scramble - Each Day 11:00 am - Lunch provided 12:00 pm - Shotgun Start 5:30 pm - 19th Hole

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LEADERSHIP SPRINGFIELD - PREMIER LEADER TRAINING PROGRAM Application Deadline June 30

Here is what previous participants have said about Leadership Springfield:

The application for the Leadership Springfield Class of 2021 (beginning September 2020) is available on The Chamber’s website under the Member Services menu in the Leadership Springfield area. Leadership Springfield is the premier leadership training program in the Capitol City. During a 14 week series of half day programs, participants gain leadership skills and in-depth exposure to critical issues affecting the Springfield area. Participants interact with community leaders and decision makers who share diverse perspectives and wealth of knowledge on significant accomplishments and opportunities within the Springfield community. The program aims to develop, strengthen and equip local professionals to benefit their organizations and the Springfield area. Interactive professional development is a cornerstone of the program. In addition to Leadership Awareness & Development, curriculum topics for the program typically include Agriculture, Education, Emergency Management, Healthcare, State & Local Government, Strategic Planning, Team Building, Technology & Innovation, and Tourism. When clicking on the link to the online application, individuals will be prompted to create login credentials. This allows the applicant to access the application, save their progress and log out in order to return to either make edits or complete it. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on June 30, 2020. Applications will be reviewed in July and applicants will be notified of their selection status later that month.

The opportunity to interact with experienced leaders and thinkers from the Springfield community holds immense value, and Leadership Springfield provides those opportunities in spades. Sessions like the CEO Panel allowed me to pose big, daunting topics directly to the experts, and their brain trust responded with rare and insightful advice. Connor Lohse, Marketing Specialist/Copywriter BUNN

Leadership Springfield exceeded my expectations. Meeting with and hearing the thoughts/advice of some of the best business leaders in Springfield was incredibly valuable to me through the CEO panel discussions. I also enjoyed and benefited from the specific leadership training from which I learned (among other things) that influencing people is not a choice. We influence those around us all of the time. We do choose, however, whether we influence people in a positive or negative way. CHOOSE POSITIVE! Finally, it was great to interact on a consistent basis and build relationships with my fellow Leadership Springfield participants. William Lunt, Manager RSM US LLP

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Welcome To Our New Members March and April 2020 AgeLinc - Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland Bailey Hardwoods & Woodworking, Inc. Central Illinois Community Blood Center (Stephanie Kalabus) DADA Vending Helzberg Diamonds Nothing Bundt Cakes (The Spilman Group LLC) Plumbers, Steamfitters & HVACR Techs Local 137 River Birch Living Roberts’ Aviation Services SERVPRO of Springfield Volkert, Inc.

UPDATE ON CHAMBER EVENTS & PROGRAMS The Chamber will continue monitoring all developments related to the State’s reopening guidelines and the metrics for determining each reopening phase to decide when to hold our events with the appropriate safety protocols and procedures that need to be in place. Phase 4 of the Governor’s Restore Illinois Reopening Plan permits gatherings of up to 50 people. This would allow The Chamber to begin holding some of our typical programs and events including Leadership Springfield which is set to start in September. Other events will be held as guidelines are updated. We look forward to our community moving closer to a full reopening as we hope to host some of our key events that were postponed earlier this year like the Small Business Awards and the State of the City luncheon. The health of our members, employees, and the community at-large will continue to be our top priority.

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POWERFUL PEOPLE SKILLS WEBINAR

GOAL ACHIEVEMENT & SHARING THE GLORY

June 30, 2020, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm The Chamber, along with Dale Carnegie Training of Greater Illinois, Inc. will hold the final webinar of the “Powerful People Skills” three-part leadership development series on Tuesday, June 30. Steve Garland will present information on fundamental mindsets, principles and strategies for achieving goals, and how to best share the glory for goal achievement will be discussed. Sharing the glory is a powerful motivator that reinforces and rewards the most important outcomes people create for our organizations. Subway will once again provide a printable coupon for lunch for all attendees. The registration cost is $49 for members and $59 for non-members. Register online at www.gscc.org or contact Heather Woomer at (217) 525-1173 x201 or hwoomer@gscc.org.

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HEALTHCARE & SENIOR CARE

CATEGORY LISTINGS Make sure your business is listed in the categories that fit your products and services. Categories can be added for only $25 per year per listing. To locate a member in any of these categories, please visit our Business Directory at www.gscc.org.

Addiction Treatment, Psychiatric or Counseling Services Ambulances Assisted Living, Retirement & Life Care Communities Blood Banks Cardiac Care Chiropractic Physicians Dental Laboratories Dentists Dentists - Pediatric Dialysis Services Health & Nutrition Healthcare - Rehabilitation Services Healthcare - Sleep Disorders Healthcare - Urgent Care Healthcare Services Healthcare Systems Hearing Aids (Audiologists) Holistic / Alternative Medicine Home Care & Supplemental Staffing & Nursing Home Health Services Hospice Care Hospitals Medical Supplies

Mental Health Assisted Living for Men Mental Health Care Mobility Equipment Nursing Homes & Retirement Centers Opticians Optometrists Organ & Tissue Banks Orthodontists Pharmacies Physical or Occupational Therapy Physicians & Surgeons Physicians & Surgeons - Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Physicians & Surgeons - Anesthesiology Physicians & Surgeons - Endocrinology Physicians & Surgeons - Family Medicine Physicians & Surgeons - Internal Medicine Physicians & Surgeons - Neurology Physicians & Surgeons - Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Physicians & Surgeons - Pediatrics Physicians & Surgeons - Podiatrists Retirement & Life Care Communities Senior Citizens’ Services Weight Loss Adarsh A. Kumar, M.D., F.R.C.P., F.A.A.D. Dermatology • Dermatologic Surgery • Dermatopathology

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CORPORATE CUP CHALLENGE GOLF OUTING

RESCHEDULED FOR AUGUST

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce 25th Annual Corporate Cup Challenge Golf Outing will now be held over a two-day period. It will still be one outing, but teams will have the choice of either playing on Thursday, August 13 or Friday, August 14 at Piper Glen Golf Club. Each day the shotgun start will begin at 12:00 noon and be limited to the first 20 teams that register. The Corporate Cup Challenge features Springfield area businesses competing against one another in a shotgun start, scramble format. The outing provides a great opportunity to entertain clients and network with other business professionals. Hole sponsors can also choose to have a presence on the course during the outing. The Chamber’s Corporate Cup golf outing awards prizes in two scoring flights. The top three teams in each flight will walk away with fantastic prizes, but only the best of the best will win the right to display the Corporate Cup Challenge traveling trophy for the year! All players will receive a tee gift and a chance to win a door prize. HSHS Medical Group is serving as the Presenting Sponsor. Other major sponsors of the outing include CEFCU (Tee Gifts), CDS Office Technologies (Luncheon), Health Alliance (Golf Carts), U.S. Bank (Beverage Carts), Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. (Putting Green), and O’Shea Builders (Driving Range). For more information or to download a registration form, visit the Event Calendar on the Chamber website, www.gscc.org, or contact Heather Woomer at (217) 525-1173 ext. 201 or hwoomer@gscc.org.

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Virtual office visits allow you to talk to your specialist or primary care provider from home using a smartphone, tablet or computer.

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