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Recent News

Member Announcements July 1, 2015

Posted: Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 8:47am

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

Vermilion Advantage News & Views June 2015 Issue

Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 12:27pm
  • A Place To Be
  • Member Profiles: Sully Schultz Nursery; International Greenhouse; Bowman Estates; Escape - An Aveda Hair & Body Spa
  • County Connections: Village President Greg Lewis, Bismarck
  • Welcome Home, Welcome Here: Ryan Anderson, Vermilion County Government; Jerry & Cindy Connolly, Venture Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
  • Career Corner
  • Leading Tomorrow's Leaders Today
  • I Sing the Body Electric
  • Members in Good Standing

Vermilion Advantage News & Views May 2015 Issue

Posted: Monday, June 1, 2015 - 11:16am
  • Reflections on Leadership Tomorrow Program
  • Member Profiles: Alcoa; CovingtonFoods/County Markets; McDowell Builders; Berry's Garden Center
  • Welcome Home, Welcome Here: Danville School District 118 Superintendent, Dr. Alicia Geddis
  • County Connections: Mayor Richard Queen of Rossville
  • Education & Careers: GED Program; DACC's Wind Technician Program; Project Lead the Way & Gateway to Technology programs
  • Vermilion Advantage Member Roundtable Meetings
  • Danville Farmer's Market
  • Summer Fun Every Friday in Downtown Danville
  • Vermilion Advantage Annual Golf Outing August 21
  • Energy Tips from APPI Energy