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The Champaign–Urbana Mass Transit District is a mass transit system that operates in the Champaign–Urbana metropolitan area in eastern Illinois. MTD is headquartered in Urbana and operates its primary hub at the intermodal Illinois Terminal in downtown Champaign.

Hampton Inn

Hampton Inn is conveniently located along University Ave. between Downtown Champaign, Downtown Urbana, and Campustown. They opened this location in 1995 and pride themselves in their amenities which include free hot breakfasts, free parking, an indoor pool, and 480 square feet of total event space. Direct your next out-of-town guests or book your next event …

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MMS Rentals & Production

MMS Rentals is a diverse, full-service production company specializing in live music events. They offer professional equipment and technical services for a wide variety of events including corporate meetings, school events, theater productions, and tradeshows.

Smile Politely

Smile Politely is Champaign-Urbana’s online magazine, publishing hyper-local content and stories about arts, culture, music, food + drink, politics, and more since 2007.

L M Thomas Group

L M Thomas Group releases organizations and their leaders to grow strategically through a full menu of business consulting services. They help connect vision to results through strategic business planning, system mapping, and process design. They coach and advise leaders, and provide information to make clear decisions through surveys, assessments, and analytics.

First State Bank

First State Bank is one of ten estimated banks nationwide to be 100% employee-owned. Because of this, they take special pride in being able to provide a wide array of lending, retail, and investment options to develop their customers’ portfolios. Whether it’s a savings account, home purchase, or commercial development, First State Bank is suited …

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Gentle Giant Softwashing

Gentle Giant Softwashing is an exterior cleaning company specializing in high and low-pressure cleaning. They also offer full-service Christmas light installations to take the headache out of your holiday decorating.

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Darrell Hoemann Photography

Darrell Hoemann is a photographer with extensive experience in reporting and visual managing that offers a variety of photographic services, including family, public relations, event coverage, and editorial. Darrell Hoemann also holds a COA for Champaign-Urbana Class C airspace with drone-specific liability insurance for drone aerial imaging.