Check out the latest in greater Danville

"The Vermilion Advantage News & Views" highlights the latest news in Vermilion County's business, education, and government sectors. You can download this month's PDF at the bottom of the page, or get it from the "News & Views" section of the Vermilion Advantage website. Here are a few things you can find in the current edition:

Building the community leadership of tomorrow - In the cover storyLauren Wonderlin, Cayla Waters, Leah Schulter, Michael Barth, Stephanie Yates, and Marquis Harmon share their reflections on the 27th Leadership Tomorrow program.

Member Profiles - Interesting (and sometimes fun) facts you may not know about member businesses. This month's features include:

  • Alcoa's efforts to make a lasting and positive difference in their Vermilion County community.
  • At Covington Food’s County Market, customers are family.
  • Building quality is what McDowell Builders is all about.
  • Berry’s Garden Center started out selling seeds through the mail, but now they will landscape, hardscape, and irrigate your yard.

From the Education sector:

  • From the world of fashion to a world now centered on education, Dr. Alicia Geddis takes the top education spot in Danville.
  • A GED through Danville Area Community College turns around lives and futures.
  • The place for a career and a future in wind technology is Danville Area Community College, one of the few colleges in the country offering degrees in the field.
  • Gateway to Technology students mentor Project Lead the Way STEM students from Meade Park Elementary School.
  • Southview Middle School students guide elementary STEM students through the gateway to technology.

In Other News:

  • Richard Queen retired to his home town of Rossville, and now he heads it as Mayor.
  • Find out the real story about electric suppliers and how APPI Energy is helping electric customers find their way through electric deregulation.
  • Products that are farm fresh and always grown and made locally, the Danville Farmer’s Market is in full swing for the Wednesdays and Saturdays of summer, offering locally-sourced produce and more.
  • Free Fun, networking, and music come together at Temple Plaza on every Friday night of the summer in downtown Danville, including an appearance by Illinois Representative Chad Hays and his Boat Drink Caucus on June 19th.
  • AMBUCS brings their Friday Fun Nights to join Summer Sounds, entertaining the crowds at Temple Plaza in downtown Danville on every summer Friday night
  • Grab your clubs for a good time at the annual Vermilion Advantage Golf Outing at the Danville Country Club August 21st


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