Community Voices Get to know your neighbors with Community Voices. Community Voices is conversations with neighbors, artists, and area business people along with events you might have missed.
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Get to know your neighbors with Community Voices. Community Voices is conversations with neighbors, artists, and area business people along with events you might have missed.

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District 186 construction improving activities, atmosphere, and security | Community Voices

Jennifer Gill, District 186 superintendent shares an update on the building program, vocational opportunities, alternate resources, and more in this Citizens Club of Springfield policy forum.

District 186 construction improving activities, atmosphere, and security | Community Voices

Race cars part of downtown Springfield | Community Voices

Geoff Isringhausen joined Community Voices to share a grant program Isringhausen Imports is helping fund in downtown Springfield. With Isringhausen Motorsports, Springfield is home to another auto racing team.

Spencer Theatre Company presents 'The Mousetrap,' the world's longest running murder myste...

Joe-Michael Jackson and Ginny Racette are the co-directors of Spencer Theatre Company's "The Mousetrap," the world's longest running play. They shared the history of the play and its author Agatha Christie. They also shared their thoughts on why the murder mystery genre is once again thrilling audiences. The show runs Feb. 17-19 and 24-26 at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

Spencer Theatre Company presents 'The Mousetrap,' the world's longest running murder myste...

Susan Dees Hargrove shares how to help dwindling monarch butterfly species | Community Voices

Susan Dees Hargrove is a biologist and gardener. She studies Illinois endangered wildlife and spoke to Community Voices about how to help monarch butterflies, which is a species whose population has been significantly reduced.

Susan Dees Hargrove shares how to help dwindling monarch butterfly species | Community Voices

Illinois Symphony Orchestra and MIOpera present 'Scintillating Shakespeare' | Community Voices

The Illinois Symphony Orchestra and MIOpera are collaborating on their upcoming concert "Scintillating Shakespeare," which will feature performances by opera singers Madison King and Carl Rosenthal. ISO Assistant Conductor Jacobsen Woollen, and John and Tracy Koch, the General Director and Artistic Director from MIOpera, spoke to Community Voices about the upcoming concert.

Illinois Symphony Orchestra and MIOpera present 'Scintillating Shakespeare' | Community Voices

Sip and learn about wine at Ad Astra Wine Bar and Market | Community Voices

Kristina Barbee is the owner of the newly opened Ad Astra Wine Bar and Market in downtown Springfield. She spoke to Community Voices about the meaning behind the name of the business, inclusivity in the wine industry, and how to pair wine with food. Kristina also speaks about her experience as a business owner and more.

Sip and learn about wine at Ad Astra Wine Bar and Market | Community Voices

Local roaster shares tips for enjoying coffee | Community Voices

Kendra Boesdorfer, co-owner of Custom Cup Coffee, a roastery, bakery, and cafe in downtown Springfield joins Community Voices to share how they help people with their coffee journeys.Originally aired January 24, 2023.

Volunteerism makes the community go 'round | Community Voices

Lauren Gleason, interim volunteer coordinator of Illinois State Historic Sites in Springfield, and Margo Carlen, volunteer services coordinator at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, discuss the importance of volunteers to nonprofits and opportunities available.

Striving for equitable healthcare and constraining costs through self-care | Community Voices

Dr. Derek Robinson of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois joins Community Voices to discuss the post-pandemic state of healthcare.

Striving for equitable healthcare and constraining costs through self-care | Community Voices

Get to know Doug Hahn, director, musician, decorator and farmer | Community Voices

Doug Hahn is a well-known theatre director and musician in Springfield. He spoke to Community Voices about his musical interests and how he spends his time as a holiday tree decorator, bridge player, and farmer.

Get to know Doug Hahn, director, musician, decorator and farmer | Community Voices