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Member Announcements April 22, 2015

Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 8:55am

County Welcomes New Regional Planning Consultant

Posted: Monday, March 16, 2015 - 1:34pm



Danville, IL.  After over a year of planning and discussing how Vermilion Advantage could add a new resource to their roster that would work exclusively for the benefit of helping smaller county communities address their planning and infrastructure needs, the plans have now become a reality.  Bob Westover, formerly the Deputy Director of Business Development for the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity since 2004, has joined the Vermilion

Sleep Inn Plans Expansion & New Franchise

Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 10:17am

D118 Parent University Upcoming Classes

Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014 - 3:38pm

Verilion Advantage News & Views March 2015 Issue

Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 4:34pm
  • Honoring Those Who Have Given: 2015 Business Hall of Fame Honorees
  • Side By Side: Employees & Company Work to Keep KIK Going & Growing
  • Renovated Rooms Welcome Visitors at Holiday Inn Express
  • Improving Long-Term Care at North Logan Health Care Center
  • Welcome New Members
  • A note from Bell Credit Union President & CEO Tim George
  • Keeping Small Communities Alive & Growing - Meet Hoopeston Mayor Bill Cruisinberry
  • Welcome the Flints to Hoopeston
  • Shared Planning Resource Director on Board & Moving Forward
  • Three Long-Time Workers in the Career Lab Bid Farewell
  • Celebrating Cultures from Around the World
  • Internships
  • Opportunities Flying Sky High
  • Leadership Tomorrow Class 27 Project - St. Patrick's Day 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

Vermilion Advantage Newsletter February 2015 Issue

Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 2:45pm
  • What the Numbers are Saying
  • Welcome Home - Welcome Here
  • Bidding Farewell to a Good Friend of the Community: Don & Julie Mettler
  • Keeping Small Communities Alive & Growing
  • Living Their Mission at Aunt Martha's Health Center
  • Leadership Tomorrow - An Inside Perspective
  • Leadership Tomorrow - 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
  • A Visit to the Career Lab at DACC
  • Birthday Cards to Mr. Lincoln