Illinois REALTORS® support Legacy Awards in Springfield

Dennis Bringuet, president of Ace Sign, accepted a Legacy Award from the Springfield Business Journal earlier this week at the Illinois REALTORS® building in Springfield. Brinquet accepted the award with three generations of his family. The business started in 1940.

Illinois REALTORS® sponsored this year’s Legacy Awards, presented by the Springfield Business Journal. The awards honor local businesses and individual business leaders for their commitment to the Springfield community and historic preservation.

Congratulations to all recipients including Ace Sign Co. in the category of 51-100 years in business. Ace created the signage for the Illinois REALTORS® building in 2007 and again in 2016 for the historic name change.

Other award winners included:

Fletcher Farrar, editor of the Springfield Business Journal, thanked Illinois REALTORS® for hosting the event. He shared the importance of a thriving local business community and how the leaders at the event leaving a legacy for future generations through their involvement in historic preservation and commitment to keeping their businesses in Springfield.

Fletcher Farrar, editor of the Springfield Business Journal, thanks Illinois REALTORS® for hosting the event.

The Vachel Lindsay Association receives the 2017 Historic Preservation Fund of the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln grant of $7,500. The home is located across the street from the Illinois REALTORS headquarters and just south of the Governor’s Mansion. The grant will fund repainting of the exterior of the home as part of the Illinois Bicentennial celebrations.


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About Ann Londrigan

Ann Londrigan is Director of Association Outreach and Marketing for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She is responsible for increasing member engagement in and awareness for IAR Governmental Affairs and the RVOICE program as well as increasing participation in the REALTORS® Political Action Committee. She is responsible for overall marketing plans for IAR member benefits, educational products and events and is the content manager for IAR’s Facebook page and LinkedIn discussion group. She manages the IAR Welcome Center, serves as staff liaison to the University of Illinois Regional Economics Applications Laboratory, and coordinates the IAR housing stats program.

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