Capturing the moment: Wanninger's photography business inspires

Refusing to look back, Heather Wanninger, owner of Sweet Lemonade Photography, was faced with a difficult situation and an even more difficult question when the former stay-at-home mother of three boys suddenly became a single mother.

"In 2011, my husband left me," Wanninger said. "I asked myself, 'What does our future look like now?'"

Longtime volunteers honored at Chamber banquet

As members of the Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce gathered to celebrate their achievements in 2015, they said they were also looking forward to the opportunities that 2016 will bring.

“As a Chamber, we had a very successful year,” Chairman Ryan Heiser said as the organization’s annual banquet got underway at Middletown Prairie on Monday night.

Businesses collecting for those in need

First Mid-Illinois Bank and Trust is collecting new and gently used toys this month for donation to Helping Hands.

Unwrapped toys may be dropped off at the bank through Friday, Dec. 12. That’s also the date of the bank’s Holiday Open House.

Chamber dinner strikes note of optimism

Members of the Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce came together to mark another year of doing business in Mahomet at their annual dinner on Tuesday night.

At the event, which was held at Mahomet-Seymour High School, First Mid-Illinois Bank and Trust was named Mahomet’s “Business of the Year,” beating out Bridle Brook and the Mahomet-Seymour school district.

Former Pickle Tree getting new occupants

The former Pickle Tree Farm Restaurant site will soon become a one-stop shop for pets needing daycare, grooming, or routine healthcare services.

Child care provider closes doors

Tears welled up in her eyes as she thought about saying goodbye to her family child care business and the children who have been coming to her home all year – some for several years.


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