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Past Network leaders reflect on impact of community involvement

Past Network leaders reflect on impact of community involvement On November 17, members of The Network for Young Professionals gathered for the last edition of the 2022 Civic Engagement Series featuring a deep dive into community involvement. 2022 Network Chair Dee King moderated a panel discussion with her peers, all of which once held the…

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December 2022: What can we learn from Northwest Arkansas?

December 2022: What can we learn from Northwest Arkansas? In this month’s episode of SGF Business Insider, Chamber president Matt Morrow sits down with Brandi Bailey and David Cameron. Bailey is the Vice President of Strategic Development & Marketing at Snyder Construction Group and Cameron is the City Administrator at the City of Republic. Bailey…

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Cutting ribbons and celebrating special milestones!

Cutting ribbons and celebrating special 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. October was a great month for this type of…

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Celebrating member milestones with ribbon cuttings!

Celebrating member milestones with ribbon cuttings! 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. September was a great month for this type of…

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October 2022: How and Why Should We Celebrate our Community?

October 2022: How and Why Should We Celebrate our Community? In the October edition of SGF Business Insider podcast, Chamber president Matt Morrow sits down with Erin Danastasio and Mary Kromrey. Danastasio is the Executive Director of the Hatch Foundation and Kromrey is the Executive Director of Ozark Greenways. Danastasio and Kromrey discuss topics centered…

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Fed economists share insights about regional and national data at Economic Outlook

Fed economists share insights about regional and national data at Economic Outlook Two economists from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis shared data and insights with a sold-out crowd at the Springfield Business Development Corporation’s (SBDC) Economic Outlook in August. The SBDC is the Chamber’s economic development arm. Associate Economist Nathan Jefferson took a…

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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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SGF Business Insider – July 2022: What Is Economic Development?

SGF Business Insider – July 2022: What Is Economic Development? In this month’s episode of SGF Business Insider, Chamber President Matt Morrow sits down with Vicki Pratt, the Chamber’s new senior vice president of economic development. They cover a variety of topics all aimed at providing a look at what goes into the process of economic…

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Connecting businesses with federal funding information

Connecting businesses with federal funding information When the federal government passed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) in 2021, it spelled an additional influx of federal dollars into state and local coffers. For Missouri, it meant $2.6 billion of additional funding for a wide range of uses – including help for businesses and support for…

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SGF Business Insider – June 2022: How Do Businesses Find Tools to Stay Safe?

SGF Business Insider – June 2022: How Do Businesses Find Tools to Stay Safe? This month, Chamber President Matt Morrow sits down with Chief Paul Williams of the Springfield Police Department. They talk about the department’s work in crime prevention, officer recruitment efforts, and ways that the business community can help in crime prevention. They…

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