April 1, 2022~ Chamber, Local & Regional Business News
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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 Greater Saint Charles County Chamber of Commerce 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.
News You May Have Missed
ELECTION PREVIEW: Meet the Board of Education candidates

Candidates running for board of education positions in the April 5 Election were asked to answer the following questions: 1. What inspired you to run for this office? 2. What are your priorities if elected? 3. How involved should school districts ...

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How to lower employee stress about health insurance

Health insurance is often the biggest-ticket item in any company's benefits package, and the cost of health insurance rises on average each year, historically. Companies spend a lot of money, time and effort to make their benefits competitive and ...

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Proposition S

Information on Proposition A, which will be on the City of St. Charles general municipal election ballot in April 2016.

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As Covid Restrictions End, Offices Have a Sick-Pay Problem

Countries aren't just lifting pandemic restrictions, they're cutting resources-forcing workers to choose between working sick and losing pay. In the midst of a Covid-19 flare-up and almost two calendar years into the pandemic, England last week...

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Become an Election Judge

The St. Charles County Election Office is in need of election judges to work at the 121 polling places within St. Charles County. Learn how to become one.

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25 Apps to Try for Your Small Business

Small business owners wear many hats, often serving as an accountant, marketer and service provider, all rolled into one. Fortunately, they don't have to look much further than their smartphones for effective tools to manage these tasks.

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Gift of land in O'Fallon helps to secure future of...

The Chabad Jewish Center of St. Charles County has been gifted a 9.6-acre property by the family of the late Leonard Kaplan. With deep family and business roots in St. Charles, Kaplan was widely admired for his work in the lumber and land...

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Ultra inclusive amusement park set to be built in...

WENTZVILLE (KMOV) -- Ground is expected to be broken in early 2023 on Spirit of Discovery Park in Wentzville. The 60-acre amusement park will be fully inclusive but will be designed with rides and attractions to accommodate children and adults...

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Hoffmanns share plans for outdoor amphitheater at...

The construction of a 500-person outdoor amphitheater at Balducci Vineyards is the Hoffmann Family of Companies' latest project to move forward as part of the Washington natives' multi-million dollar investment in the Augusta region.

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How to smoothly end an independent contractor relationship

Sometimes partnerships or contractor agreements must end due to issues with the quality of the work, a change in your business needs or a reduced budget for outsourced services. Oftentimes, these contracts are with freelancers who have been...

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The US created 431,000 jobs in March, missing forecasts...

The US economy added 431,000 jobs in March, missing the forecast for 490,000 new payrolls. The unemployment rate dipped to 3.6% from 3.8%, beating the 3.7% estimate. The new data shows the jobs recovery losing a bit of steam as the Russia-Ukraine ...

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Congress inches toward decriminalizing marijuana with...

Congress will vote on the MORE Act to decriminalize marijuana Friday. The bill is one of a number introduced recently to decriminalize and tax the drug. The bill is expected to pass in Congress but not the Senate.

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Upcoming Events
BIZ BREW April 2022

BIZ BREW - Serving straight up business and spirited conversation. Come and enjoy engaging discussions with fellow chamber members and guests. *Always remember to bring lots of your business cards to pass around. This is a NETWORKING event!

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Lunch with Leaders April 2022

This luncheon is our format for connecting you with business & community leaders.Program: Federal Update from the U.S. Chamber by John Gonzales This meeting is sponsored by: DDI Media

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Member Visits
Gulf Shores Restaurant & Grill
Nothing better than going to Gulf Shores Restaurant & Grill for a tasty seafood dinner during Lent. Wendy went last friday and saw owner Harry Parker bussing tables and was able to snap a quick photo with him. With an extensive menu - everyone can find something to tickle their taste buds at Gulf Shores. Visit them at their newest location in St. Peters - 5256 North Service Road (just North of 1-70).