News And Announcements

Wed, 2017-04-12 10:10

Eastern Illinois University has appointed Effingham’s Mayor, Jeff Bloemker, to the School of Business Advisory Board.

Tue, 2017-02-14 15:15

The City Team recently visited with Hodgson Mill.

Tue, 2017-02-07 15:04

Effingham has been ranked by SmartAsset.com as one of Illinois’s Top Retirement Spots!

Thu, 2016-11-10 15:21

Two days after Election Day, City of Effingham Mayor Jeff Bloemker issued a statement calling for the powers that be in Springfield to get back to the table to solve the State of Illinois’ legislative and fiscal gridlock.

Tue, 2016-11-08 15:46

The City Economic Development Team recently visited Noah’s Ark Pet Shoppe in Downtown Effingham.  Noah’s Ark was started in 2000 by Gayland Bourland and he still runs the shop to this day.  They sell everything from tarantula spiders to parrots to ferrets to hedgehogs.  Their inventory comes from all over the world.  Their biggest seller is aquatic fish.  Noah’s Ark is the only pet shop within 20 miles of Effingham.  Said Mayor Jeff Bloemker: “Noah’s Ark Pet Shoppe is an excellent example of the fantastic variety of storekeepers we have in downtown Effingham.

Wed, 2016-11-02 15:39

Ameren Illinois recognizes Effingham for its efforts to improve the quality of life for residents and businesses

Thu, 2016-10-13 15:52

With the fall season upon us, the City Officials remind all homeowners within the City of Effingham to be aware of the City’s No Burn Policy.

Mon, 2016-10-03 08:46

The City of Effingham Economic Development Team recently visited Bahrns Equipment

Mon, 2016-09-26 09:58

The Economic Development Team recently visited Sanitation Services.

Mon, 2016-09-19 13:26

The Workman Sports Complex recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony and celebrated their grand opening.

Mayor Jeff Bloemker stated, “This building is becoming an important part of my life. In my opinion, there is no better way to start the day than in an exercise facility of this caliber. My favorite spot is up in the North Alcove on a stationary bike… watching the sun come up on many of the 36,000 vehicles that pass through Effingham every day. That’s where I plan my day and I’ve become addicted to it.