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Welcome to our Chamber Connection Newsletter!
In an effort to connect our Chamber Members to valuable news, information, and resources each month we will feature a spotlight topic to better connect our community.
This month's topic focuses on the importance of our Shop Local options during the holiday season including shopping, dining, services, and more. Next month's topic will feature a focus on our Members in our region.
November | 2021 | Shop Local
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This Month's Newsletter is Sponsored by First National Bank of Fort Smith
More From our Newsletter Sponsor
Supporting local is easy when you bank at First National Bank of Fort Smith! Founded in 1872 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, First National Bank is the local bank of Fort Smith and we are proud to serve and support our community for generations to come.

Our local support can be seen daily through our community efforts, in our team members, and in our footprint! With 28 bank locations and 33 ATMs in the River Valley, Northwest Arkansas, and Eastern Oklahoma, our team members stand ready to help you with an array of personal and commercial services including banking, trust, investments, and insurance.

Want to take banking on the go? No problem! First National Bank keeps you on the go with the latest technology including, online banking, mobile app, phone banking, online lending, online bill and person to person payments, account monitoring, mobile deposits, digital wallet, and so much more.

Contact us today to start banking local at 479.788.4600 or click the link below to open an account online. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS# 766518
Shop Local Campaign - Thank you to our Presenting and Supporting Sponsors
How Your Businesses Can Participate in the Chamber's Shop Local Christmas Campaign
We can Feature Our Chamber Members' Specials & Deals
Email Dawn Turner with your business promotions for the Christmas season and she will build posts for the Fort Smith Chamber's website/social media to help support our Fort Smith Chamber members! She can also help you promote special holiday events you may have planned. This is a free service to Chamber members.
We Want to Feature Your Business in our Shop Local Showcases
Feature your business in our Shop Local Showcases from November 29th - December 17th. Book your time with our Member Engagement Administrator, Dawn Turner by hitting the button below to book while we have spots available! Free to Chamber members for questions call
Dawn at 479-783-3111.
Why Shopping Local is Important to Your Community
Shop Local Quick Fact
Find a List of Retailers that are members of the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce on our online Member Directory by clicking here.
Check out our Chamber Member Eateries
Click on the picture above to find out more information about our Chamber Members in our dining categories.
Small Business Saturday is November 27, 2021
Make sure to follow the Fort Smith Chamber on social media @ftsmithchamber to see information and news about our organization and from our members!
Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is the first and best resource for small businesses and entrepreneurs, helping start and grow businesses that in turn strengthen and sustain the economy and communities of Arkansas. The ASBTDC applies creative approaches that stimulate entrepreneurship, innovation, and small business growth through the higher education system, resulting in measurable economic outcomes.

The Fort Smith - UAFS office
Counties Served:
Sebastian, Crawford, Scott

Physical Address:
Flanders 207, 5210 Grand Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72913

Phone: 479-424-5146
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