September 16, 2022~ Chamber, Local & Regional Business News

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ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO - The St. Charles County Department of Public Health will partner with area organizations to provide free flu shots for those ages 6 months and older during a drive-through vaccination clinic from 2:30-7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21, on the Yellow Parking Lot at St. Charles Comm...

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ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO - A bill will be introduced at the Monday, Sept. 12 St. Charles County Council meeting that proposes maintaining the amount of tax the County collects in 2022 compared with tax year 2021 to address the effects of vehicle value inflation arising from vehicle shortages. The...

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This Missouri city beat Lawrence on a list of best college towns in the country

St. Charles, Missouri, was recently named the second best "small college town" in America by Preply, an online tutoring and learning platform. The town, northwest of St. Louis and right along the Missouri River, earned the ranking from Preply for its affordability, social environment and economic opportunities.

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St. Peters business park welcomes newest distributor, projects $600 million in total investment by 2024

ST. PETERS, Mo. (KMOV) - Nearly $600 million in investment and subsequent tax revenue is coming to St. Peters, as the Premiere 370 business park expands to include new distributors. The 850-acre business park can be seen from Highway 370 in St.

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20 Small Business Financing Options

If you're like most small business owners, you're always on the lookout for new small business financing options. In this article, we'll explore 20 different financing options for small businesses such as traditional bank loans. So whether you're just getting started or you're looking for something new, read on to find the perfect financing option for your small business.

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Employee terminations 101: What to say and do when it happens

When it comes to an employee termination, the steps leading up to the actual conversation might be the easier part. If you have a progressive discipline policy in place and you've followed all the appropriate steps leading up to a termination, your move really shouldn't come as a surprise to the employee.

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Distant Connections May Help People Find Jobs Better Than Close Friends, Study Suggests

Weaker social connections may be more helpful in finding new employment opportunities than close friends, according to a new study published in the journal Science, which conducted a large-scale experiment among more than 20 million LinkedIn users around the world over the course of five years.

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Katherine M. Flett and Lauren L. Wood Elected Principals at Danna McKitrick, P.C.

St. Louis, Mo. - September 1, 2022 - The law firm of Danna McKitrick, P.C., is pleased to announce the election of Katherine M. Flett and Lauren L. Wood to the position of Principal, effective September 1, 2022. "We are fortunate to have two outstanding attorneys now principals of our firm...

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Crypto World 1 Year Anniversary Party

Join us at our 1 year Anniversary Sept 22nd from 9am - 9pm. Meet & Hear from VIP speakers along with free food, drinks, & giveaways. Click on Link To Register for Event

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Founding member of Senate conservative caucus exploring 2024 run for Missouri governor * Missouri Independent

Missouri Sen. Bill Eigel, a St. Charles County Republican who helped establish a faction of GOP senators that tied the legislature in procedural knots over the last two years, is exploring a run for governor. Eigel announced his intentions to create an exploratory committee for a 2024 gubernatorial bid at a fundraiser on Saturday.

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Veteran Employment Services

Veteran Employment Services Workforce staff are available in Missouri Job Centers statewide to provide a full array of employment services to assist veterans. Stop by a Job Center for personal assistance to overcome barriers to employment and learn more about programs for veterans. Show-Me Heroes On-the-Job Training

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Quiet quitting: The not-so-silent phenomenon sweeping the workplace

Lately, you may have heard the buzzword quiet quitting. But what exactly is it if it's not actually about leaving a job? An outgrowth of The Great Resignation, it's a trend gaining traction on social media in which working professionals share their alternative to quitting their job outright.

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What Is a Defined Benefit Plan?

A defined benefit plan is often referred to as a traditional pension. Employees who meet the criteria for the plan are typically provided with payments in retirement. Here's how defined benefit plans work: Employers often fund the defined benefit plan on behalf of employees, but some plans might require or encourage employee contributions.

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Forget 'quiet quitting.' The real problem is 'quiet firing.'

Have you ever received a tiny raise when you know your coworkers got more? Does your manager frequently cancel, reschedule, or ignore your check-ins? Are your bosses leaving you out of decisions that affect you? If so, you may be getting "quiet fired."

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Upcoming Events

Lunch with Leaders September 2022

Topic: Emergency Communication for Business - Businesses never know when they might be faced with a disaster or tragedy. Our panel this month will share tips on how business managers / owners can prepare themselves when they need to face the media. Panelists: Jeannie Smith, Francis Howell School District & Mary Enger, St. Charles County Government.  Also, join us in pre-celebration of AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN'S DAY (actually held on 9/22) Take a moment to reflect on the contributions and achievements of the millions of women business owners & in the...

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Morning Brew - September 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 bring ...

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Recent Ribbon Cuttings

Pet Supplies Plus Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

Owners Rob and Tommie Moellering celebrated the grand opening of their new business Pet Supplies Plus with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, September 14, 2022 leading up to their grand opening celebrations taking place September 16 - 18th. Joining Rob and Tommie was their staff, City of St. Cha...

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Good News Brewing Frenchtown Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

Dan Tripp celebrated the grand opening of the newest location of the Good News franchise with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, September 14, 2022. Joining Dan was their staff, City of St. Charles Economic Development Director Mike Klinghammer, board members and ambassadors of the St. Charles Re...

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