Changing the way teachers look at the workplace

Posted by Chamber Communications on Feb 23, 2018

More than 40 of the teachers who participated in last summer’s GO CAPS Teacher Externship program recently reconnected for the Winter Summit to interact with business partners, listen to industry leaders and discuss how they're using what they’ve learned.

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Strengthening Springfield through economic diversity and investment

Posted by Chamber Communications on Feb 22, 2018

Exploring the future of Springfield was the focus of the SBDC Annual Meeting on February 15, which showed more than 350 guests project activity in 2017 and looked ahead to what the next year holds for our region.

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Jobs, transportation funding highlighted during state rep visit

Posted by Chamber Communications on Feb 08, 2018

The Chamber’s Governmental Relations Committee hosted its first lawmaker of the 2018 session on February 2, when Rep. Curtis Trent returned from Jefferson City to offer an update on progress made thus far this year.

 

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Sam Hamra named 2018 Springfieldian

Posted by Chamber Communications on Feb 02, 2018

A long history of community service, business success and dedication to the betterment of Springfield come to mind when thinking of Sam Hamra, the recipient of the 2018 Springfieldian award.

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Small Business Spotlight - February 2018: John Marion Custom Homes, LLC

Posted by Chamber Communications on Feb 02, 2018

Check out our February 2018 Small Business Spotlight company, John Marion Custom Homes, LLC!

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A day of advocacy in the state Capitol

Posted by Chamber Communications on Feb 01, 2018

The Springfield region had the chance to communicate directly with legislators and officeholders from across the state when our Springfield Metro Partners and many local volunteers traveled to Jefferson City on January 24 for Advocacy Day and the Springfield Regional Salute to Legislators reception. 

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