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Rantoul micro food hub event set

CHAMPAIGN — The Champaign County Farm Bureau will host a Meet the Buyers event at 2 p.m. today.

Business listings, Sept. 28, 2014

These applications for assumed business names were filed recently at the Champaign County clerk's office:

7 Watts, 1881 County Road 700 N, Philo, by Nicholas Baker, same address.

Adams Marketing Boutique, 2516 Fields South Drive, Apt. 201, C, by Amber Adams, same address.

Barth World Service, 905 E. Fairlawn Drive, U, by Baponkoun Some, same address.

A shell of its former self

Open-air market on way, but Main Street's look will be preserved

URBANA — A building in downtown Urbana is being demolished to make way for an open-air market, but the storefront facade will be preserved to keep the look of the block much the same.

Business listings, Sept. 21, 2014

These applications for assumed business names were filed recently at the Champaign County clerk's office:

Class Act, 114 S. Neil St., C, by Jaclyn Loewenstein, 2707 Springhill Lane, C.

Business listings, Sept. 7, 2014

These applications for assumed business names were filed recently at the Champaign County clerk's office:

Buras Photography, 311 Chicory Lane, Savoy, by Michael Buras, same address.

Daily Bread Yoga, 309 Wheaton Ave., C, by Rachel Bass-Guennewig, same address.

Princess Delight, 305 G.H. Baker Drive, U, by Michelle Daniels, same address.

Game designers won't give up after Kickstarter failure

CHAMPAIGN — A pair of board game designers in Champaign are determining their next play after an initial attempt to raise money for their first game fell short.

New fund focuses on 'behavioral science' research

Firm says effort is only publicly traded mutual fund managed in county

CHAMPAIGN — Cozad Asset Management has launched what it believes is the only publicly traded mutual fund managed in Champaign County.

The fund, known as the Cozad Small Cap Value Fund, began trading July 1 under the ticker symbol COZIX.

Quick Read: Area firms make Inc. 5000 list

Inc. magazine recently released its 2014 Inc. 5000 list, a compilation of the 5,000 fastest-growing privately owned U.S.-based firms based on revenue growth from 2010 to 2013.

Figures below show area companies that made the list, revenue for the 2013 calendar year, three-year revenue growth rate, description of company and number of employees.

Business listings, Aug. 31, 2014

These applications for assumed business names were filed recently at the Champaign County clerk's office:

Blossom Painting & Decorating, 1215 W. Park Ave., C, by Lisa Gustafsson, same address.

Frerichs Real Estate Team, 2441 Village Green Place, C, by John R. Frerichs, 818 E. North St., Monticello.

Business calendar, Aug. 31, 2014

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