The Unland Companies is proud to celebrate 80 years of service to the Central Illinois Community. Founded by J. Logan Unland in 1941, the company has grown from a single location with three employees to five locations with nearly 40 employees. “We’ve been extremely blessed to be in communities that really value supporting local businesses,” said Unland Companies President Patrick Taphorn. “We’ve been the recipient of that, and in turn, we’ve provided a very good, value-added service to our customers.
Illinois American Water Celebrates Earth Day by Awarding Over $29,000 in Environmental Grants for Water Source Protection
Illinois American Water is awarding eight environmental grants focused on watershed initiatives across the state. The environmental grant recipients will receive a share of funds totaling $29,860 for community projects that improve, restore or protect watersheds. According to Justin Ladner, Illinois American Water President, including the 2021 commitment more than $276,000 in environmental grants will have been contributed to 82 projects since 2009. He said, “At Illinois American Water Earth Day is every