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Workforce Information News Release (July)
Unemployment Rate Falls in All Metros - Jobs Increase in Ten Metros - Fifth month this year that the unemployment rate fell in all metros

Published: 08/29/18

John Barnett Named Southern Region President at First Mid Bank and Trust.
John Barnett has recently been promoted to Vice President, Regional President of the Southern Region with First Mid Bank & Trust. He will manage the banking operations of the First Mid Southern Illinois Region with banking centers in Carbondale, Carmi, Carterville, De Soto, Harrisburg, Lawrenceville, Marion, Mt. Carmel, Mt. Vernon and Murphysboro. Barnett is responsible for growing core business lines, including agriculture, commercial and personal banking, Trust & Wealth Management and Insurance.
Published: 08/27/18

AIM High Merit Scholarships Through UofI
Starting with our 2019 incoming class, UofI will cover tuition and fees for up to four years for all qualified in-state students.
Published: 08/27/18

Mastermind Program #3 Launches in September
Experience the incredible energy that participants bring to this facilitated group setting. Masterminds are an extremely powerful tool to take your thinking and actions (and therefore results) to the next level!
Published: 08/23/18

Live2Lead Tickets Online!
Live2Lead will be presented in Southern Illinois on Friday, November 2 at The Pavilion. This exclusive video presentation and live leadership development event will be hosted by Marion Chamber of Commerce and is sponsored by Heartland Regional Medical Center and the City of Marion. Doors open at 7:30 am for registration. Live2Lead begins at 8:30 am and concludes at 3:30 pm.

Published: 08/23/18