December 6, 2019 ~ Chamber, Local & Regional Business News
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Terry McCrum joined Tammie De Los Santos and other Manufacturing Day Committee members at accepting an award of recognition from Progress 64 West.
News You May Have Missed
Tropical Smoothie Cafe Grand Opening on December 7-8

Tropical Smoothie Cafe on 318 Mid River Mall Dr. Suite A, Saint Peter MO 63376 will be having its grand opening celebration on December 7 & 8, 2019 beginning at 7:00 am each day. The Cafe will be offering free smoothie for a year for the first 50 ...

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Calculating Customer Value Delivered

Forrester Research has proposed a simple yet powerful formula to help enterprises calculate how much value they are delivering to the customer. I used it last week to evaluate my strange interaction as a customer with one of my favorite luxury...

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Be a Hero at Annual Crystal Ball

The Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County hosts its 55th Annual Crystal Ball: Be a Hero, Feb. 8 at Ameristar. The gala features a delicious meal, open bar, silent/live auctions and theme-related raffles. This unique and heroic event raises...

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First Steps to Better Employee Engagement

Leaders do all sorts of things to try to get "engagement" out of their employees, from benefits plans to foosball tables. But they may not have given much thought to what "engagement" actually means, which is why they might be scratching their...

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Every Team Has Conflict. Here's How the Best Ones Deal...

I spend the bulk of my time working with CEOs and their leadership teams on developing and implementing business strategies in high-growth companies. Done correctly, these strategies can create a significant amount of value. Done poorly, they can ...

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Quick Tips to Grow Your Email List Before Year-End |...

Don't think of yourself as a marketer? We beg to disagree. Any nonprofit professional, board member, or volunteer who communicates with donors and supporters is a marketer. If you're sharing your organization's message and mission, that's marketing!

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Prasino's new owner looks ahead at next steps for the...

With a new owner at the helm, prasino in St. Charles is looking to take its next step forward. Kirkwood native and chef Tony Marchetto returned here from Chicago in 2013 to open farm-to-table restaurant prasino, one of the first restaurants to...

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The Ethics of Workplace Gift Giving - Insperity

As the end-of-year holiday gift-giving season approaches, you may start to stress about buying gifts for colleagues. Workplace gift giving can be tricky. You may wonder what to buy, who should receive a gift and how to go about the process of...

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Jungermann Traffic Switching from East to West Side at...

Driving lanes are scheduled to switch from the east side of Jungermann Road to the west side of Jungermann at Country Creek Drive beginning Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, weather permitting. At that time, construction of the Jungermann Road Bridge...

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Community Living's Legacy Ball Feb. 29

Enjoy a four-course wine dinner, live and silent auctions, awards presentation, dancing and music provided by My Friend Mike at Community Living's 20th Annual Legacy Ball Feb. 29 at the St. Charles Convention Center. NAP credits are available for ...

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The 6 major signs that a company's culture is in trouble

Once a corporate culture turns toxic, it can diminish employee morale, hinder productivity, and alienate customers. This is not new. But how does a company culture arrive at this point? And are there any typical signs beforehand that herald the...

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4 Key Traits to Look For in Every New Hire

Alexa von Tobel, founder of LearnVest and Inspired Capital, reveals the most important qualities every entrepreneur should look for when building their team.

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5 Hidden Costs Of Employee Turnover - Insperity

The cost of employee turnover goes farther than many people realize. There's the direct cost of replacing that employee, which can run into the thousands of dollars. But there can be other, indirect costs to employee turnover. Some of these costs ...

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5 steps to making decisions faster |

Ever had a choice you just couldn't make? We've all been there. Fighting organizational ambivalence, though, is a step beyond having to make a choice in your personal life. When you're in an association stuck between two places, making any...

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Missouri Chamber on Twitter

The workforce is changing. Equip yourself with hands-on experience inside local companies to help your students succeed in today's jobs! Learn more & apply for #ShowMeCareers in your region: @MOEducation @RBCStLouis

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The 12th annual Print Bazaar on Cherokee Street to...

Are you looking for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts that, as a bonus, support local artists? The Print Bazaar on Cherokee Street on Saturday has you covered. Now in its 12th year, this annual holiday print sale features more than 100 artists selling...

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Upcoming Chamber Events
Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon Dec 2019

Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon

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Ambassador Holiday Party

It s the most wonderful time of the year because it s time for the annual Ambassador Holiday Party!! Brad Wheeling has been very kind to reserve us a special place to gather. Everyone is on there own for food / beverages.

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Member Visits
Alyssa with the Harvester location of The Salvation Army family Store is celebrating their one-year anniversary with the chamber by enjoying her Nothing Bundt Cakes treat. If you are looking for items for the holidays or just for yourself, stop in to see Alyssa at 30 Harvester Square in St. Peters.
Stopped into  Gordon Food Service Store , located on Mid Rivers Mall Drive, to get a few things for the upcoming  Santa's North Pole Dash (5k) & Children's Snowman Shuffle .
Can't find what you need? Just ask Rodney Webb, manager of the store, and he will be more than happy to help.