Published Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Founded in 2010, Small Business Saturday is designed to help small business owners wilth the pressing need to gain more customers. This year, The News-Leader Media Group and American Express are partnering to provide local small businesses a variety of resources to help grow their business.

Published Monday, November 24, 2014
At Wanda Gray Elementary, their staff and students wear a hat on the first Friday of each month for $.50 and the money collected goes to an area agency. Newborns In Need was selected by the Leadership Team as the charity for the month of November. Newborns In Need would like to thank the Principal Ms. Carder, staff, and students at Wanda Gray Elementary more»
Published Friday, November 21, 2014

Organizers are working to create a makerspace in Springfield where people can go to share tools, equipment, and ideas. According to Stacy Rust, Co-Chairman of the non-profit makerspace, called DreamIT MakeIT, “We want to provide a collaborative space in Springfield where people can come for fun or to start a new business.”

On January 10, 2015, DreamIT MakeIT will be hosting a screening of Maker: A Documentary on the Maker Movement at the Moxie Cinema in Springfield. This screening will be free and open to the public. The documentary will help educate the community about the maker movement and about the upcoming makerspace. To RSVP, please visit: 

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
We are preparing our holiday Christmas stockings to serve up to 600 babies that are in need this holiday season. We would like to thank all of our volunteers and community groups that have given their time to help fulfill the quantity of stockings we are preparing!
Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The Children's Miracle Network is just one of the 70 plus organizations we provide items to include afghans, fleece blankets and bibs throughout the year. Here is one of the thank you notes sent to our volunteers. "Newborn's In Need Members, Thank you So Much for your many recent donations to our babies in need.  I counted over $2,700 worth of products donated within the last couple of months. Your organization is fantastic and you are all truly making a huge difference in our community. Thanks again for all you do! Children's Miracle Network  Hospital's Team"  

Published Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Springfield, MO- - The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will conduct a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 5th, for the grand opening of the new Amelia Madden, bra and lingerie shoppe, at 2646 S. Glenstone Ave in the Brentwood Center.

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014

SMI Group of BancorpSouth Insurance Services, Inc.

Local Agency Included In IIABA’s Best Practices Study

             Springfield, MO – SMI Group of BancorpSouth Insurance Services, Inc. has retained its status, for the 5th year in a row, as part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) “Best Practices” Study Group.

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