The second Taste of UIS program will examine “Springfield’s Eastside Development” with speaker Mike Pittman, president of the Springfield Black Chamber of Commerce. The program will begin at noon Thursday, March 23, at Maldaner’s Upstairs, 222 South Sixth St., Springfield.
Pittman has been a member of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team, a prison guard, a state employee, and director of community relations under Mayor Karen Hasara. He is now a businessman and developer who is active in the community and committed to making the city a better place to live for everyone. Read more>>