February 3, 2023 ~ Chamber, Local & Regional Business News

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Small Business of the Year Nominations Now Being Accepted

2023 Small Business of the Year Awards Luncheon Wednesday, May 17, 2023 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. St. Charles Convention Center One Convention Center Plaza - St. Charles, MO 63303 Sponsorships Available: Call Wendy at 636.946.0633 to become a sponsor. Nominate a Business Register to Attend Congratulations to the 2022 Small Business of the Year...

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News You May Have Missed

The St. Charles Regional Chamber has brought a whole new way to shop local through a new online marketplace.

On Wednesday, February 1, 2023 the St. Charles Regional Chamber is launching a brand new platform for small businesses to come together to sell products and services online. "Providing this platform to the community is one way the St. Charles Regional Chamber is helping our businesses to expa...

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We'll talk with Andrew to learn more about Ellie Mental Health of Saint Charles

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Mosaics Fine Art Festival Seeks Artists for 28th Annual Event

(St. Charles, Mo., Jan. 31, 2023) Mosaics Fine Art Festival recently opened the application process for its 28th annual event to be held Fri., Sept. 15 through Sun., Sept. 17. Only 100 artists will be invited to showcase and sell their wares at this exclusive juried event. The application dea...

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Frenchtown hosts Art in Storefronts: A walk up exhibition of student and alumni work from the School of Visual Studies

St. Charles, MO - Students and alumni: Reese Betts (undergraduate student, Digital Storytelling), Marina Cano (graduate student, Fibers), Darreon Carbin (Undergraduate, Photography), Eliza Finck (alum, Painting), Lisa Franko (alum, Printmaking), Connor Frew (graduate student, Photography), and Grace Hemmerla (undergraduate student, Digital Storytelling) will present their work in Frenchtown, St.

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8 office etiquette expectations that are now history - Insperity

Whether your team is just starting to return to the office or you have been on a hybrid basis for some time now, you may notice office etiquette is different than what it was traditionally. In general, employees definitely aren't the same as they were before March 2020 when the pandemic brought much of the world to a standstill and skyrocketed remote work.

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BCI Skills Center Launches Latest Partnership with Natoli Engineering

The BCI Skills Center-a vocational training facility for adults with disabilities that partners with local businesses to create custom programs-is currently accepting students for its latest manufacturing program in partnership with Natoli Engineering in St. Charles. The first eight-week course...

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City of Saint Charles Conducting Independent Investigation at Well Field

The City's investigation will include the installation of 26 permanent monitoring wells at 13 locations. Groundwater can be repeatedly sampled from these new wells to better define the extent of the contamination emanating from the Ameren Huster Road Substation and will allow for a more comple...

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When MVPs Become Unmotivated Employees: What's The Fix? - Insperity

Inspiring unmotivated employees can be a challenge for managers. It can be an even bigger task - and more urgent - when you notice otherwise great performers are pulling back. If an employee your organization relies on to consistently deliver results, improve processes, delight customers or motivate others is suddenly flagging, it's time to act.

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You're invited to promote your business through the Local St. Charles podcast. Done in conjunction with Ken Tucker and ChangeScape web, members of the St. Charles Regional Chamber have the opportunity to share their successes, their stories, and their challenges. Podcasts are published on Apple, Spotify, through the Chamber's facebook page, in this very e-newsletter and through the Local St. Charles (news section) on the Chamber's website.

The format is a video Livestream through StreamYard and then turned into a podcast. You'll need to submit interview questions, a bio sheet and headshot to complete the booking process.

Click here to start the process and submit your name for a guest appearance.

Nominate an Outstanding Business for the 2023 Grow St. Charles Award

Saint Charles, MO - The City of Saint Charles is now accepting nominations for the Grow Saint Charles Award! This award is presented to a local business each year that has made an extraordinary impact on our City. Businesses that have contributed to our City's growth and prosperity, supported l...

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St. Peters Suspends Yard Waste Collection During February

The City of St. Peters will suspend curbside yard waste collection during February to allow time for vehicle maintenance and repair while saving fuel at a time when yard waste volume is low. Yard waste pickup will resume the first week of March. Visit www.stpetersmo.net/trash to get the STP C...

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St. Charles Residents Will Cast Their Votes at One of Four Voting Centers for the February 7 Mayoral Primary

Saint Charles, MO - On Tuesday, February 7, City of Saint Charles residents will head to the polls to cast their votes for Mayor in the St. Charles City mayoral primary election. This primary will determine which two candidates will appear on the Tuesday, April 4, general municipal ballot. The...

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Google Business Profile - Get Listed on Google

Whether you're a restaurant, store, or service provider, your profile helps customers do business with you easily and directly with product inventory, ordering, bookings, quotes, and more.

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Highway 61 Roadhouse to open second location this spring

The owners of Highway 61 Roadhouse in Webster Groves, the husband-and-wife team of Michael Skordos and Crystal O'Brien-Skordos, are heading west along Highway 61 to open Highway 61 North Bar & Grill in Winghaven. The Location A smaller, second location is slated to open "ideally by St.

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New Voter Registration Laws In Effect

Have you moved recently? With the enactment of new voting laws, current Missouri residents now have more flexibility to update their address and register to vote. New Missouri residents and those who have not previously registered to vote are required to register four weeks before an election. If you have moved from another Missouri address, you can update your address prior to Election Day, or on Election Day, 

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Citizen safety is our top concern - that's why St. Charles County wants to make sure you are alerted about emergencies, road construction, and more. SCCMO AlertMe, powered by Everbridge, distributes notifications about these critical issues to subscribers. SCCMO AlertMe is a free* mass notification system provided by St.

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Upcoming Events

Public Policy Committee Meeting

Speaker: State Representative Adam Schwadron Mayor Len Pagano will also be speaking on the importance of passing the Proposition on a Use Tax in St. Peters. Committee takes an active role in advocating a favorable climate on the behalf of the business community through local, state, and fed...

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Lunch with Leaders February 2023

This meeting is Sponsored by: Riviera Too, LLC Speaker: Charles (Chuck) Gascon, senior economist in the Research division at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Topic: Economic Outlook Charles S. Gascon is a senior economist in the Research division at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis...

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Member Visits

Buse's Flower & Gift Shop

Show your love for that special someone with a fresh flower arrangement from Buse's Flower & Gift Shop, Inc. and owner Sharon North. Serving the St. Charles Region since 1966, Buse’s Flower & Gift Shop has you covered with a wide selection of Valentine’s Day arrangements and bouquets that will delight for any occasion. Centrally located at 2627 Muegge Road in St. Charles, shop in store or download their Floralapp to buy flowers anytime, anywhere – all from the palm of your hand.

El-Mel, Inc.

Celebrating their 31 - year membership in the Chamber this May, El-Mel Inc. is the perfect example of Shop Local and Shop Small! El-Mel, Inc. is located 2139 1st Capitol Drive in St. Charles (right by the water tower!). They have so so much to offer any homeowner – you can spend the better part of a morning or afternoon perusing their store. Do you like to watch the birds feed? Maybe have a problem with deer or squirrels eating their food? El-Mel has a HUGE selection of bird feeders and bird seed. Do you have a wood pellet grill? El-Mel carries Traeger wood pellets in a variety of flavors. El-Mel is a full line STIHL Dealer and ECHO – USA dealer as well. Before shopping the big box stores, check out El-Mel Inc for friendly, personal service. You won’t be disappointed!

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