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Airiel WoodellTurning Pointe Academy of Dance: Cultivating Artistic Excellence in MaryvilleApr. 22nd, 2024

Turning Pointe Academy of Dance: Cultivating Artistic Excellence in Maryville

At 34 Executive Plaza lies Turning Pointe Academy of Dance, a revered institution in the Collinsville-Triad area, dedicated to enriching lives through the art of dance. Established in 2008 by Dianna Andrews-Gaither, an alumna of Webster University with a BFA in Dance, Turning Pointe is not just a dance school; it is a…
Elyssa at WhirLocalThe Small Business Owner’s Cheat Sheet to Viral Video SuccessApr. 23rd, 2024

The Small Business Owner’s Cheat Sheet to Viral Video Success

Viral videos are transforming the way small businesses reach out and connect with their audiences, offering a path to visibility and engagement that was unimaginable just a few years ago. This guide is tailored for small business owners seeking to navigate the short-form video landscape, providing step-by-step insight…
Elyssa at WhirLocalWhat to Know Before Whitening Your TeethApr. 19th, 2024

What to Know Before Whitening Your Teeth

Teeth can stain easily over time. Foods with dyes, tobacco products, and even coffee can cause discoloration. For some, this can affect your self-confidence and your smile. One available option is getting your teeth whitened by a local professional. Schedule an Oral Exam Before you undertake any procedure—eve…
Elyssa at WhirLocalIdentifying Common Electrical Issues in CarsApr. 18th, 2024

Identifying Common Electrical Issues in Cars

Electrical problems in cars can be confusing and frustrating, manifesting as anything from a dead battery to malfunctioning accessories. Understanding the signs of electrical problems and knowing when to address these issues can save you a lot of time and money. 1. Dead Battery One of the most common electrical…
Wes WoodellJay Merkel's Journey to Success with Extreme Detailz Mobile Car DetailingApr. 17th, 2024

Jay Merkel's Journey to Success with Extreme Detailz Mobile Car Detailing

The Beginnings of Mobile Car Detailing in Collinsville Jay Merkel's foray into the world of car detailing began not just with a passion for cars but with a $20 bet that he couldn’t make a car shine. This challenge sparked a career that now spans nearly three decades. Jay initially learned the ropes under …
Elyssa at WhirLocalProactive Gardening: Simple and Effective Ways to Prevent Garden PestsApr. 16th, 2024

Proactive Gardening: Simple and Effective Ways to Prevent Garden Pests

Maintaining a pest-free garden starts well before any signs of trouble appear. Implementing proactive, nature-friendly strategies not only keeps pests away but also ensures a healthy environment for your plants. Here are a few tips for preventing pest outbreaks and maintaining a healthy garden using natural methods. …
Elyssa at WhirLocal7 Quick Wins for Boosting Your Visibility on LinkedInApr. 13th, 2024

7 Quick Wins for Boosting Your Visibility on LinkedIn

LinkedIn, the world's premier professional networking platform, serves as a dynamic digital arena for professional development, networking, and career opportunities. Enhancing your visibility on LinkedIn can significantly impact your professional trajectory, opening doors to new opportunities, connections, and insight…
Elyssa at WhirLocalContact Lens Care: Do's and Don'ts for Healthy EyesApr. 11th, 2024

Contact Lens Care: Do's and Don'ts for Healthy Eyes

Eye care providers understand the freedom and convenience that contact lenses can offer compared to glasses. However, improper care of contact lenses can lead to eye infections, discomfort, and other ocular health issues. To make sure your eyes remain healthy while enjoying the benefits of contact lenses, here are a f…
Airiel WoodellDairy Freeze: A Scoop of Collinsville History & SweetnessApr. 12th, 2024

Dairy Freeze: A Scoop of Collinsville History & Sweetness

In the heart of Collinsville, at the cozy corner of 250 St. Louis Road, stands Dairy Freeze, a beacon of icy delights that has been sweetening lives for over 50 years. This local gem, lovingly overseen by Theresa Tarrant, isn't just known for its delectable soft serve and innovative flavors like the zesty orange sherb…
Elyssa at WhirLocalReasons Your Internet Speed Might Fluctuate and Troubleshooting TipsApr. 9th, 2024

Reasons Your Internet Speed Might Fluctuate and Troubleshooting Tips

Experiencing fluctuations in your internet speed can be frustrating, especially when you're in the middle of an important task online. One moment everything is running smoothly, and the next, you might see an endless buffering icon. Understanding why your internet speed fluctuates is the first step to finding a soluti…
Elyssa at WhirLocalMastering the Grit: How to Choose the Right Sandpaper for Your ProjectsApr. 6th, 2024

Mastering the Grit: How to Choose the Right Sandpaper for Your Projects

When it comes to woodworking, painting, or DIY projects that require a smooth finish, choosing the right sandpaper grit is crucial. The grit of sandpaper can significantly affect the outcome of your work, determining how smooth or textured a surface will become. Understanding the different types of sandpaper grits and…
Elyssa at WhirLocalBeyond Likes: Real Strategies for Boosting Customer Engagement on Social MediaApr. 4th, 2024

Beyond Likes: Real Strategies for Boosting Customer Engagement on Social Media

With the digital landscape constantly evolving, social media has transcended beyond just garnering likes; it has become a pivotal platform for building meaningful connections and nurturing relationships with your audience. This guide delves into actionable strategies for elevating customer engagement on social media, …
Airiel WoodellThis Weekend in Collinsville - Triad 4/12-4/14Apr. 11th, 2024

This Weekend in Collinsville - Triad 4/12-4/14

Know of upcoming events in Collinsville, Maryville, Troy, Marine and St. Jacob that should be included in Whirlocal Collinsville- Triad?  Email: [email protected] Goosebumps the Musical Where: Collinsville High School 2201 S Morrison Ave, Collinsville, IL Dates: Thursday 4/11- Saturday 4/13 a…
Elyssa at WhirLocalTips for Overcoming Dental AnxietyApr. 2nd, 2024

Tips for Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is something many people experience, which often prevents many individuals from scheduling important dental care. Negative past experiences, fear of pain, or even the sounds of equipment can be overwhelming or triggering. However, significant strides have been made in improving patient comfort and makin…
Airiel WoodellEclipse Over Collinsville: A Celestial Event to RememberApr. 7th, 2024

Eclipse Over Collinsville: A Celestial Event to Remember

A Rare Spectacle Above On April 8, Collinsville and its neighboring communities of Maryville, Troy, St. Jacob, and Marine are poised to witness a breathtaking celestial event – a solar eclipse. This isn't just an ordinary sky watching occasion; it's a moment where science, history, and community spirit converge u…
Wes WoodellRockie the Rock Snake: Uniting Collinsville One Stone at a TimeApr. 2nd, 2024

Rockie the Rock Snake: Uniting Collinsville One Stone at a Time

In the heart of Collinsville, IL, at Woodland Park near the Optimist Pavilion, a colorful serpent has begun to wind its way through the grass. But fear not—this serpent is made not of scales, but of stones. Each painted rock, added by a member of the community, extends the length of "Rockie the Rock Snake," a commun…

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