Attorney Joshua Schaufelberger joined the Blake Law Group PC. The law firm has offices in Belleville, Collinsville, Edwardsville and Columbia.
Ameren Corp. awarded Candice Fowler, president of Donco Electrical Construction LLC in Edwardsville and Ashanti Mitchell, chief executive officer of Bumpy's Steel LLC in East St. Louis each a scholarship to attend the Minority Business Executive Program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. This is part of Ameren's Supplier Diversity Symposium on March 27 and 28.
Mark Hinrichs was named Corporate Recruitment Chair of the 2013 Metro East Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes. The walk is Oct. 5 at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Hinrichs is co-founder and president of construction-management firm Impact Strategies in Fairview Heights.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and the Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service awarded St. Elizabeth's Hospital volunteer and Belleville resident Corinne Hansen the 2013 Governor's Volunteer Service Award. The award recognizes individual volunteers throughout the state. Hansen has volunteered at the Belleville hospital since 2010. A formal ceremony is at the Executive Mansion in Springfield on April 18.