Small Business Owners Realize Big Savings By John Beintema, Market Segment Manager, Ameren Illinois

Small business owners across the state have been utilizing the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program to save energy and money. Through this program, we provide a quick and simple way to reduce energy costs for years to come. Qualifying small business customers can receive a free Lighting Assessment of their facility. Ameren Illinois works with … Continue reading Small Business Owners Realize Big Savings By John Beintema, Market Segment Manager, Ameren Illinois

Andrew Conton Named The 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s 2019 Mentee of the Year

The 100 Black Men of Central Illinois recently announced Mr. Andrew Conton, of the Mentor For Life (M4L) program, has been named The 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s 2019 Thomas W. Dortch Jr. Mentee of the Year! He is the second national Mentee of the Year award recipient from the Central Illinois chapter in … Continue reading Andrew Conton Named The 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s 2019 Mentee of the Year

Gordon-Booth Champions Economic Opportunity and Historic Criminal Justice Reforms in 2019 Legislative Session

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois House Deputy Majority Leader and lead negotiator of cannabis legalization, state Rep. Jehan-Gordon Booth, D-Peoria, issued the following statement after the end of the legislative session: “This year, Illinois began to move beyond the failed tenure of former Governor Bruce Rauner to come together for historic criminal justice reforms to legalize adult-use … Continue reading Gordon-Booth Champions Economic Opportunity and Historic Criminal Justice Reforms in 2019 Legislative Session

NaturalBrestylist Says… Your Hair Care Matters Guidebook Interview By Katherine Young

Recently, I sat down with well-known natural hairstylist and co-owner of Everlasting Images, Mrs. Breona Bynum (alias NaturalBrestylist) to discuss her first guidebook entitled NaturalBrestylist Says… Your Hair Care Matters Guidebook. Katherine: Congratulations Breona on your first guidebook! What made you create this guidebook? Breona: I wrote the guidebook to guide anyone that’s natural or … Continue reading NaturalBrestylist Says… Your Hair Care Matters Guidebook Interview By Katherine Young

Enjoy: Appreciate the Journey By Latasha Schraeder

What a year it has been! As summer break begins, take the time to reflect on your children’s accomplishments. They have just gained one hundred eighty days’ worth of new knowledge. That is amazing! Isn’t that mind blowing? Recall the excitement and anticipation of the first day of school last fall. Hasn’t time flown? Ask … Continue reading Enjoy: Appreciate the Journey By Latasha Schraeder