October 14, 2022~ Chamber, Local & Regional Business News

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MoDOT to close Interstate 70 at Zumbehl for 15-minute closures overnight October 20-21

ST. CHARLES COUNTY - Drivers on Interstate 70 at Zumbehl may experience temporary delays overnight Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21. Crews will be placing girders over I-70 from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Motorists can expect a two-lane closure approaching the bridge construction and then 15-minute intermittent full closures of the interstate while girders are swung into place.

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Attend OPO Startups Demo Day

OPO Demo Day is a competitive, live pitch competition for entrepreneur's in the tech industry. About the Event Join our live audience to watch 4 Demo Day finalists pitch live on Tuesday November 15th, 2022 in a "Shark Tank" style format. There will be door prizes, local food vendors and adu...

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Hiring Event-Central States Manufacturing

Looking for part-time seasonal work? Choose your hours and shift! On Wednesday, October 26th Central States is having a hiring event for Seasonal Part-Time work, Full-Time shifts, Maintenance Techs and Operations Supervisor!!

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Join the St. Charles Regional Chamber at the St. Louis Small Biz Expo

Join the St. Charles Regional Chamber at the upcoming St. Louis Business Expo on November 1st at the St. Charles Convention center from 11:00am - 5:00pm! Be an exhibitor at the Expo & showcase your business to thousands of potential Customers! Mention the St. Charles Regional Chamber & receive...

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County addresses anxieties about poll worker management system

On Oct. 4, Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced in a media release that Konnech Corporation Chief Executive Officer Eugene Yu was taken into custody on suspicion of theft of personal identifying information of LA County election poll workers. The investigation leading to Yu's arrest was related solely to the personal identifying information of election workers.

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Dealing with Increasing Interest Rates in Small Business Lending

A recent decision by the Federal Open Market Committee to boost interest rates by 75 basis points could have a huge impact on those seeking small business loans. Chris Hurn, the Founder and CEO of Fountainhead Commercial Capital, returns to Small Biz in:15 to talk about what this could mean for small business lending.

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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.

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Small Businesses and Child Care Survey

To best serve the needs of local communities in the distribution of child care relief funds, the state of Missouri is seeking information about the child care needs of small businesses across the state. We would appreciate 5-7 minutes of your time to answer these important questions.

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Duchesne Welcomes New Band Director

ST. CHARLES, MO (October 10, 2022) - Duchesne High School is excited to welcome Bill Wells as its new band director. In addition to band, Wells will also teach a choir class, computer apps, acting, and video production. Wells graduated from Central Methodist University with a bachelor's de...

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8 reasons why employee productivity may suffer

Employee productivity is a core area of focus for leaders. Your business is only as good as your employees. If they're not performing to expectations, productivity - and the bottom line - are destined to suffer. This is especially important today, in a post-pandemic workplace. According to the US.

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How to improve servant leadership with shared decision-making

When you think about servant leadership, the first words that come to mind are probably empathy, awareness and listening - but maybe not shared decision-making. However, shared decision-making does make the list of important tools in a servant leader's toolbox.

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St. Louis tech coalition will study barriers in startups for people of color

TechSTL, St. Louis Community College and Lindenwood University have received a nearly $300,000 research grant to study barriers to resources for entrepreneurs of color and workers in technology startups across the region. Researchers will use the inclusive ecosystem grant funds from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation over the next three years to compile data on the gaps in resources and startup growth for entrepreneurs of color.

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St. Charles County Strategic Highway Safety Action Plan

The purpose of this survey is to identify existing and future safety needs within St. Charles County, Missouri. This is a key step to strategically consider and plan for funding opportunities which could include, but are not limited to, State or Federal (i.e., Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)) funding sources.

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Upcoming Events

Lunch with Leaders October 2022

This luncheon is our format for connecting you with business & community leaders. Program: Economic updates - Cities of St. Peters & St. Charles

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Morning Brew - October 2022

Networking Event - A perfect blend of friends and conversation! Stop by for a cuppa jo, a warm smile and new connections. You'll meet friendly chamber members from various industries. Bring your business cards to swap & you'll leave with a pocketful of new acquaintances! Always remember to b...

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Recent Ribbon Cuttings

Faith Haven House Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

Along with members of their Board of Directors and Dareth Jeffers, President of Faith Haven House celebrated the grand opening of the only homeless men's shelter in St. Charles County with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. Joining the Faith Haven House Board of Directors was fam...

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Advance Bone & Joint Celebrates Grand Opening of St. Peters Location with Ribbon Cutting

Advanced Bone & Joint, a comprehensive, 3-location, full-service orthopedic medical practice that began in St. Charles County over 40 years ago, celebrated the grand opening for their new St. Peters location with a grand opening ribbon cutting on Thursday, October 6, 2022. On hand for the cele...

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