Vermilion Advantage, through membership value, provides strategic leadership on critical business issues - leading economic & workforce development, anticipating and responding to members’ needs, addressing quality of life issues and providing a network of information & business contacts – advocating the pursuit of opportunities to strengthen the local economy and business environment.

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Member Announcements August 24, 2016


Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 9:13am

Vermilion Advantage News & Views July 2016


Posted: Monday, August 1, 2016 - 10:25am
  • Events: Illinois Talent Pipeline Summit; Danville Library Foundation From Page to Stage; Vermilion Advantage Golf Outing & TGIF Island Escape Lunch
  • Member Profiles: Lou Mervis Honored; County Market Niemann Foods; Servpro; Resh Frame Shop; Sunset New Center
  • Career Corner: thyssenkrupp Apprenticeships
  • New Members: Resh Frame Shop; Gibson Teldata, Inc.; HRW Inc.; Duncan Farms; State Representative Tom Bennett; Redimere Surface Solutions; Dick McMurray, CLU; Village of Sidell
  • County Connections: Potomac
  • Welcome Home, Welcome Here: Mike Zamarripa
  • All A's: Justin Levingston, Sunset Funeral Homes; Jennifer O'Brien, Trigard Memorials; Troy Henk, Trigard Memorials; Sheryl Baumeister, Greenwood, Inc.; Danville Rotary Club Scholarships; EnvirOx Healthy School Campaign; Vermilion County McDonalds 
  • Member Benefit: APPI Energy 
  • Staff Profile: Machelle Dykes 

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