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The Chamber’s Corporate Cup Challenge

Thursday, July 9th 2015 - 5:45 pm

The Greater Springfield Chamber’s Corporate Cup Challenge Golf Outing, in its 20th year, features Springfield area businesses competing against one another in a shotgun, scramble format.  The outing provides a great opportunity to entertain clients and network with other business professionals in a casual setting.

The outing is divided into three flights – Championship, Second and Third. The top three teams in each flight will walk away with fantastic prizes, but only the best of the best will win the right to keep the Corporate Cup Challenge trophy. In addition, there will be a group competition within specific business categories with 6 or more foursomes (i.e. accountants, attorneys, banks, etc.).

If you are interested in entering a team or being a hole sponsor, please contact David Earhart at (217) 525-1173 ext. 215 or dearhart@gscc.org.

Get the Registration Form HERE

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Con-way freight Back to School DRIVE for Riverton school district

Friday, July 10th 2015 - 12:00 am

Con-way freight will be picking up donations from businesses in the Riverton school district on Friday the 10th.

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BBQ Fundraiser

Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 12:00 am

Immanuel Lutheran Church and Four Score and Seven Ribs Ago BBQ, LLC are pleased to announce the second annual BBQ Fundraiser on July 11, 2015 from 11:30 am to 7:00 pm at 2750 E Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL.

Dine in, Take out and Drive up will be available. The menu features choice of pulled pork or chicken from the award winning competition BBQ team of Four Score and Seven Ribs Ago BBQ. Sandwiches are served with a selection of sauces: Political Heat, Kansas City Sweet and Boys in Blue-Berry BBQ Sauce. Sides are Cole Slaw and BBQ Beans. Served with cookie and drink. Full meal is $9.00. Family-Pack take out serving 4 is $25.

Just the Facts:

What: BBQ Fundraiser for Immanuel Lutheran Church

When: July 11, 2014 from 11:30 am to 7:00 pm.

Where : 2750 East Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL

Service: Dine In, Take Out or Drive Up

Price: $9.00 for BBQ Sandwich, Two Sides, Cookie and Drink

Or $25 for family takeout pack serving 4.

Four Score and Seven Ribs Ago BBQ is a central Illinois professional BBQ competition team that provides low cost catering for group fundraisers. For more info: www.FourScoreAndSevenRibsAgo.com

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Christmas In July Carnival for the APL

Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 12:00 am

Carnival style games, pictures with Santa, raffle, dunk tank, etc

Sheltor tours and special Christmas gift bags for each animal adopted that day!

http://www.apl-shelter.org/

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HENSON ROBINSON ZOO CELEBRATES FREE ADMISSION AT ZOO

Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 12:00 am

HENSON ROBINSON ZOO CELEBRATES FREE ADMISSION AT ZOO SATURDAY, JULY 11

Admission is FREE Saturday, July 11th, at the Henson

Robinson Zoo’s Zoofari, sponsored by White Oaks West Animal Hospital. Don’t miss this fun packed day from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This year we have added a Teddy Bear Clinic. Every child is invited to bring a stuffed animal friend to the clinic for a checkup and minor repairs by Zoo and Veterinary staff. There is a limit of one stuffed animal friend per child. In addition, throughout the day, the animals will receive special enrichment treats to stimulate behaviors and activity.

There will also be animal programs, animal close encounters, and keeper chats. The Animal Protective League will have pet adoptions from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the zoo’s parking lot.

The zoo is located at 1100 East Lake Drive and can be reached at (217)585-1821.

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NRA Basic Pistol Class-8 hours at Springfield Shooting Center, Inc.

Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Springfield Shooting Center
4885 Industrial Drive

Springfield Shooting Center is offering the NRA Basic Pistol class taught by an accredited instructor. The class is 8 hours and can also count towards the total 16 hours of education required to qualify for an IL CCW permit. The cost of the class is $125. If there are any questions, please, call SSC at 217-585-7199.

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IL Concealed Carry Class at Springfield Shooting Center

Sunday, July 12th 2015 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Springfield Shooting Center
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IL Concealed Carry Class at Springfield Shooting Center

Sunday, July 12th 2015 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Springfield Shooting Center
4885 Industrial Drive

Springfield Shooting Center is offering the IL Concealed Carry class that is taught by a IL CCW accredited instructor. The class counts for 8 hours of the required education needed to qualify for a IL CCW permit. The cost is $125, however, if both of the NRA Basic Pistol and IL CCW classes are purchased together, then the total cost is $225. If there are any questions, please, call SSC at 217-585-7199.

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Profession of Leadership Foundation to Honor Extraordinary Judges and Lawyers

Thursday, July 16th 2015 - 12:00 am

Profession of Leadership Foundation to Honor
Extraordinary Judges and Lawyers January 13 in Springfield

Eighteen extraordinary Illinois judges and lawyers who have practiced law for at least 50 years will be honored by the Profession of Leadership Foundation at a dinner on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel & Conference Center, 701 E. Adams St., in Springfield.

Guest speakers are Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Rita B. Garman, and lawyer James M. Lestikow, of Springfield, President of the Illinois Bar Foundation. The Foundation, which is the charitable arm of the Illinois State Bar Association, distributes funding to nonprofit organizations whose mission is to ensure meaningful access to the justice system for those with limited means.

The fundraiser is being organized by the Sangamon County Bar Association, Government Bar Association, Central Illinois Women’s Bar Association, Lincoln-Douglas American Inn of Court, Illinois State Bar Association and the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Illinois Bar Foundation.

Individual tickets are $50 or a table of eight is $600. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Jennifer Ascher at (217) 544-1144 or jmascher@sorlinglaw.com. The Illinois Bar Foundation is headquartered at 20 S. Clark St., Suite 910, Chicago, IL 60603. Information also is available at www.illinoisbarfoundation.org.

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Local Flavors 2015 Dinner at Driftwood Cocktail and Eatery

Thursday, July 16th 2015 - 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
at Driftwood Cocktail and Eatery
11 W Old State Capitol Plaza

Now you can find farm-fresh meals at your favorite restaurants during Local Flavors 2015! Participating restaurants will prepare a fresh, seasonal meal with produce sourced from local farmers. One lunch and one dinner will be held each month, June through October, at different restaurants across Springfield and the surrounding area. Fresh, Healthy, Delicious, Good for you, Good for the Community, and Good for the Environment.
Mark your calendar!

 

For more information visit http://www.buyfreshbuylocalcentralillinois.org/ or contact Molly Gleason at 217-528-1563, molly@ilstewards.org

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