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Lippert™ celebrates expansion of a second Springfield operation

Lippert™ celebrates expansion of a second Springfield operation The Springfield Business Development Corporation is pleased to announce the expansion of Lippert Industries in Springfield. This expansion includes the lease of a 100,000 square foot building at 4140 W. Webster St., an investment of $1.5 million in equipment and FFE, and the addition of 90 new employees!…

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A time to thank our members and volunteer leaders

A time to thank our members and volunteer leaders At the Chamber’s recent Member Appreciation Celebration, we thanked our members for their continued support of the Chamber and provided a mid-year strategic progress accountability report. We heard from volunteer leaders about why they are willing to invest their time, talent and resources in the organization,…

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Governor Parson highlights historic investments and statewide successes at ’22 State of the State

Governor Parson highlights historic investments and statewide successes at ’22 State of the State Governor Mike Parson outlined tremendous investments being made in Missouri’s infrastructure, broadband, workforce development, K-12 and higher education, childcare and more at the Chamber’s annual State of the State on August 2. Speaking to a sold-out crowd at Missouri State University’s…

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SGF Business Insider Podcast – How and Why Do Volunteers Lead the Chamber?

SGF Business Insider Podcast – How and Why Do Volunteers Lead the Chamber? In this month’s episode of SGF Business Insider, Chamber President Matt Morrow shares audio from interviews with volunteer leaders featured at our recent Member Appreciation Celebration. The event is both an opportunity to thank members for their investment of time, talent and resources…

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Driven by a mission to serve others

Driven by a mission to serve others On June 20, The Network for Springfield’s Young Professionals hosted the latest edition of their CEO series, featuring Dr. Grenita Lathan, Superintendent of Springfield Public Schools (SPS). Interviewed by 2022 Network Chair, Dee King, Dr. Lathan talked about her first year living and working in the Springfield community.…

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Improving the hiring process to reach more applicants

Improving the hiring process to reach more applicants The Chamber recently hosted its second edition of the 2022 60 Minutes to Success series and the topic focused on finding the “hidden worker”. The panel discussion was moderated by the city’s Director of Workforce Development, Sally Payne. The panel included: Dr. James Kaatz from Missouri State…

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Celebrating new members and business milestones

Celebrating new members and business milestones Every day, the Chamber works to help businesses grow and thrive. And one of the things we love most is when we have the opportunity to help those organizations commemorate significant achievements – grand openings, anniversaries, new facilities and more. June was a great month for this type of…

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