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Member Announcements July 21, 2016


Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 9:43am

Vermilion Advantage News & Views June 2016


Posted: Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 10:03am
  • Events: Vermilion County Fair - Something For Everyone
  • Member Profiles - BEAMSCO-15th Anniversary & New Ownership; Family Healthcare of Hoopeston-Family Healthcare Close to Home; Hoopeston Chrysler Ford; Kelly Services-Celebrating 70 Years; Justin & Carla Little - New Youth Directors at St. James UMC.  
  • Career Corner: Charlie Jeffers, AutoZone; Brian Hensgen, Vermilion County Works
  • New Members: Andrew Daily, Slumberland Furniture
  • County Connections: Salt Fork School District
  • Welcome Home, Welcome Here: Mike Cline, Flex-N-Gate Plastics; Debbie Remblence, International Greenhouse Company
  • All A's: Drew Edwards, Sunset Funeral Homes; Brandon Pettigrew, Sunset Memorial Park; Vicki Crawford, Sunset Funeral Home; Aaron Alyea, Trigard Memorials; President Jim Shields, First Savings Bank; Farnsworth Group, Inc.; Vermilion County McDonalds, May Employees of the Month
  • A Fond Farewell: Donnie Robinson, thyssenkrupp Presta
  • Slumberland Grand Opening
  • Leadership Tomorrow Graduating Class

Vermilion Advantage News & Views May 2016 Issue


Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 2:55pm
  • It's The Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Vicki Haugen
  • Member Profiles - John Spezia's Reach 1 Coach 1; International Greenhouse Company; Deb Borgwald, Danville Area Board of Realtors, Aaron Troglia, Troglia Realty
  • Career Corner: thyssenkrupp Presta Apprenticeship Program; Connie Ohl, VA Illiana Healthcare System; Sonna Lee, International Greenhouse Company
  • New Members: First Institute Training & Management, Inc.; Midwest Print & Sign Specialists, LLC; Morgan Stanley; John Spezia's Reach 1 Coach 1; Todd Lee, Retired Individual; Jim Picillo, Individual Professional
  • County Connections: Catlin: A vermilion County Treasure
  • Events: Vermilion County Conservation District 50th Anniversary; Second Annual Kickapoo Rail Trail Duathlon; Vermilion Advantage Golf Outing
  • Welcome Home, Welcome Here: MIke Potter, Vermilion Regional Airport
  • All A's: Steve Autor, Danville Bell Credit Union; James Darby, Trigard; Danville District #118 - 2016 Outstanding Teacher Awards & Golden Ruler Awards; MidWest Federal Credit Union; Five From Vermilion County complete U of I MBA.