July is National Park and Recreation Month. It’s a fine opportunity to highlight the many opportunities for people of all ages to get out and play in Jacksonville and the I-72 Opportunity Corridor. These outdoor activities, amenities and the opportunity to connect with nature is one of the reasons people are choosing to move to the area and grow their career here. For example, Rich Klinker, Operations Manager for CCK Automations, found that he loved the outdoor activities available in Jacksonville after moving to the area from the east coast. “I’m an outdoors guy. The hunting here is world class...
Rich Klinker, Operations Manager for CCK Automations, is thrilled to be growing his career in Jacksonville, Illinois. “As an operations professional, I have worked for manufacturing companies, but never for a company as technologically-advanced as CCK Automations. I was initially surprised when I learned that there was a tech company of this caliber in Morgan County, Illinois. The products we create are revolutionary and transformative, creating incredible value for our customers, as well as opportunities for our business to grow,” said Rich.
CCK Automations recruited Rich away from a much larger company where he was tasked with modernizing a Pennsylvania manufacturin...
The I-72 Corridor is an excellent place for families to put down roots. Our communities have a hometown atmosphere that makes everyone feel welcome and accepted, even if they just recently moved here for one of our high-paying jobs. This type of community support makes it easier to raise a family, especially when parents know that their children are growing up in a safe community with good schools, caring neighbors and plenty of opportunities for sports and outdoor recreation. When it comes to growing up, kids couldn't find a better place than communities like Jacksonville, Winchester, Barry, Griggsville, South Jacksonville...
A local collegiate nursing program has been ranked number 1 on a registered nursing website.
MacMurray College has been named the #1 RN nursing school program out of the 78 accredited nursing schools in Illinois in the 3rd Annual State RN Program Rankings on registerednursing.org.
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Harpole’s Heartland Lodge Brings Over 20,000 People to the I-72 Corridor
Twenty-three years ago, Gary Harpole had a vision to help grow the economy in his family’s hometown of Nebo, Illinois. Having traveled abroad, he saw Western Illinois with fresh eyes, appreciating the incredible beauty and tranquility of the area. Learn More!
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