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Elevate Wellness Center

Elevate Wellness Center

Those that are blessed to call Jefferson County their home know the benefits and advantages to living in a small town and building strong relationships and friendships from an early age. Many business relationships are formed because your father was friends with their...

Caritas Family Solutions

Caritas Family Solutions

As children, we all aspire to make a difference in the world around us. Some want to be astronauts and make cosmic-sized discoveries. Some want to be doctors or nurses that touch lives in physical ways, while others were born to attend to the non-physical side, such...

Winnelson

Winnelson

Winnelson is a familiar name in and around our community. Located at 2230 Benton Rd (Route 37) in Mt Vernon, it is easily identifiable by the large blue- shoed dairy cow out front. Some may not recognize that they are actually a nationwide supplier and wholesaler of...

Guy Wood Insurance

Guy Wood Insurance

The Piper family has been well known and appreciated in our community for many years, primarily because of their extreme friendliness, ability to build relationships, and civic service. They own and operate Guy Wood Insurance at 1400 Broadway in Mt Vernon.  The...

Lang-Taylor Home Furnishings

Lang-Taylor Home Furnishings

Dean Taylor is the owner of Lang-Taylor Furniture in Bonnie IL. He is a friend to many, having lived and worked in this area for most of his life. Though the name Lang Furniture has been known for generations as a quality furniture distributor, some may not know how...

Meagher Pest Control

Meagher Pest Control

James and Keyma Mount have been great friends and neighbors to many in Jefferson County over the last 25 years. Their business, Meagher Pest Control is a familiar sight around the area, and many are loyal customers of theirs. Finding out how it all came to be is...

Ward’s Pressure Washing

Ward’s Pressure Washing

Mike and Sharon Ward, Owners of Ward’s Pressure Washing, are familiar faces in Jefferson County. Mike is originally from Mt. Vernon, and Sharon from Woodlawn. They have been married for 21 years, and now have the privilege of working together to supply the community...

La Fuente

La Fuente

Mt Vernon has always boasted it’s fair share of Mexican style restaurants. In April of 2021, Javier Zambrano decided it needed one more. He brought the La Fuente franchise from Fairfield to 222 S 9th St. in Mt Vernon. Replacing what once was Guero’s Mexican...

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