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Business listings, Nov. 27, 2016

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

A 2nd Time Around, 104 E. Sangamon Ave., Rantoul, Pamela Hewerdine, 424 E. Grove St., Rantoul.

BDW Trucking, 311 N. Vorcey St., Tolono, Brandon Wilson, same address.

C. Hoki Design, 1910 Melrose Drive, Apt. A, C, Carli Hoki, same address.

Getting Personal: Patrick Wampler

Each week, we offer a Q&A with a local personality. Today, 26-year-old Champaign resident Patrick Wampler, a partner in Subwars, which owns several Jimmy John's franchises, chats with The News-Gazette's Paul Wood, Wampler, an avid golfer, graduated from Central High School and the University of Illinois.

Business listings, Nov. 13, 2016

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

CP Lawn Service, 3134 Palmer Drive, C, Christian Schrader, same address.

CU3D (Champaign-Urbana 3D0, 1014 E. Kerr Ave., U, Erron Watts, same address.

Fashion Cartel, P.O. Box 1584, C, Stachia McClinton, same address.

Nominations sought for county group's Innovation Celebration

CHAMPAIGN — The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation is seeking nominations for the 12th annual Innovation Celebration.

Nominations are due 4 p.m. Nov. 30, with instructions for submitting at innovationcelebration.com.

Business listings, Nov. 6, 2016

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

Altered Galaxy Games, 1508A N. Cunningham Ave., U, Heather Hoover, 1404 S. Cottage Grove Ave., U.

Figure A.T.E. Catering — Jus Flava, 1508 Lincolnshire Drive #7, C, Dartaevion Baity, 301 S. Country Fair Drive #50, C.

Business listings, Oct. 30, 2016

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

ABC Home Inspections, 1115 Baytowne Drive, #24, C, Gregory Skaggs, same address.

ENSARAS, 1206 Wilshire Court, C, Nina Kshetry, same address.

Hack All The Trees, 324 E. Campbell Ave., Rantoul, Aaron Sproul, same address.

$5 million gift to give UI business grads a leg up

CHAMPAIGN — A $5 million donation to the University of Illinois College of Business will help position UI graduates as leaders in an increasingly data-intensive business world, backers say.

Medical cannabis dispensary has growth potential

URBANA — Year one: 500.

Year four: 5,000.

Business listings, Oct. 23, 2016

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

M+A Janitorial Services, P.O. Box 324, C, Angela Jenkins and Michael Jenkins, 904 Dogwood Drive, C.

Moxie Design Co., 617 W. White St., Elizabeth McMillen, same address.

Over the Rainbow, 1903 Highcross Road, U, Scotty Grider, same address.

Mahomet: Something fun's brewing

The business district here is short and sweet. You can walk it in a few minutes and see a lot of variety.

A few years ago, said Justin Taylor of J.T. Walker's, a popular eatery with its own brewery, the street mainly had antique stores. Then there was a phase where empty storefronts gave the street a look of poor dental hygiene.