The owner of Savoy’s A to Z Painting and one-time owner/operator of a Baskin-Robbins franchise (1986-94) took time out to answer a few questions from Editor Jeff D’Alessio in the 22nd installment of our weekly speed read spotlighting local leaders of organizations big and small.

What does the recently passed federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act do to help unemployment claims? It expands unemployment compensation to those who are not otherwise covered and modestly expands the amount one would get under Illinois unemployment compensation.

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The Morrison native and two-degree UI grad who founded Andrew Fell Architecture and Design 21 years ago answered a few questions from Editor Jeff D’Alessio in the 20th installment of our weekly speed read spotlighting local leaders of organizations big and small.

The Art Mart owners opened up to staff writer Alexandria Kobryn about their soft spot for children's charities and how their lives and business model have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Blackburn College trustee, Bobby Knight fan and co-owner of Get Out and Go RV and Ford of Hoopeston took time out to answer a few questions from Editor Jeff D’Alessio in the 19th installment of our weekly speed read spotlighting local leaders of organizations big and small.

'2021 is going to be an interesting year for all the travel agencies, airlines and everyone,' said Donica Halcom, who runs Destinations with Donica in Savoy. 'We hope to get back maybe not to the way it was, but to some normalcy.'

The CEO of WILL, Champaign-Urbana's PBS and NPR stations, took time out to answer a few questions from Editor Jeff D’Alessio in the 16th installment of our weekly speed read spotlighting local leaders of organizations big and small.

The owner and president of Dixon Graphics took time out to answer a few questions from Editor Jeff D’Alessio in the 15th installment of our weekly speed read spotlighting local leaders of organizations big and small.