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Meet-a-Member | Emma Allman

posted April 12, 2017

I first met Emma at the Spring SGFC Portfolio Review held at the eFactory this past February. At the review, a number of talented students and young professionals offered up their work to the altar of constructive critique, and Emma’s work was an instant stand-out. Exquisitely funky color harmonies, a witty edginess, thoughtful organization and […]

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Urban Roots Farm: Growing Food & Community in Downtown Springfield

posted April 11, 2017

It’s not everyday you meet inspirational people who, seeing a one and a half acre of land in the middle of town harboring old furniture, trash, and drug activity, say: “We need to make a farm here!” Welcome to the story of Urban Roots Farm, a farm, yes, a FARM, in downtown Springfield. Urban Roots […]

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Enjoy the Fun & Adventure at Two Rivers Bike Park

posted March 7, 2017

  Two Rivers Bike Park might be one of the lesser-known resources available to Springfield residents, but it’s definitely one of the best. The 400-acre property boasts over 14 miles of single track between the Finley and James Rivers and is open to the public, free of charge, all year long. In addition to mountain […]

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Springfield Identity Project Unfurls its Flag

posted February 24, 2017

The Springfield Identity Project has released its proposed design for a new municipal flag for the City of Springfield — and it has our wholehearted support! What better way to capture the spirit and excitement of our local zeitgeist than with a new symbol, a new flag, that represents the city’s unique identity? The committee […]

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Life Interrupted: Art for Social Change

posted February 9, 2017

Drury on C-Street Gallery 233 E Commercial St February 3rd-18th Monday: 11am-2pm Tuesday: 11am-12:30 pm Thursday: 11am-12:30 pm Friday: 11am-1pm Saturday: 10am-2pm Closed Wednesday & Sunday Part of a multi-disciplinary series of events and performances, the exhibit explores the eerie poignancy of the 75th anniversary of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066. The order, which imprisoned […]

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Newly-Renovated Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library

posted February 8, 2017

If you’re looking for a small or spacious place to host a community event, facilitate a roundtable discussion, or just get some work done without interruption, the Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library needs to be on your list. The recently expanded and improved Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library reopened last month after being closed for most of […]

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Meet-A-Member: Kurt Dillow

posted January 16, 2017

Kurt Dillow is the owner and operator of Oculum Works, LLC, one of Springfield’s newest digital agencies. As a licensed real estate agent and a professional computer animator and digital artist, Dillow found a way to bring together these two pursuits  — by producing high quality commercial photography, Matterport 3D scans, and virtual reality tours […]

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2016 Year in Review & Recognitions Recap

posted December 22, 2016

On December 21, we met at Missouri Spirits for our last meeting of the year and 3rd annual holiday party! Outgoing President Charlie Rosenbury presented a Year in Review and shared member and business recognitions from this year. High fives all around for all of the incredible work created by our members this year. Onward to 2017! […]

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NEW SGFC Shirts!

posted December 19, 2016

Show your SGFC pride with a brand new, special edition T-shirt designed by local illustrator and Springfield Creative, Mark Montgomery. These mighty fine shirts are 52/48 cotton/poly blend, sizes S-XXL, available in Maize Yellow or Deep Teal. $15 – order below & pick up at your next meeting.    

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World’s Best Cassette Tape | National Audio Company

posted December 17, 2016

Located across from Founders Park, on the North side of Water Street in Downtown Springfield, the National Audio Company’s non-descript building — with its massive yet unassuming signage — tends to fade into the background. Despite its immense size, the brick and concrete structure, and the company that operates within its walls, nearly hides in plain […]

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Call for 2016 Recognitions Submission

posted November 16, 2016

Let Springfield Creatives know if you or a member you know has been up to something great this year! We’ll be recognizing achievements this December at our 3rd annual holiday party.

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