May 31, 2019 ~ Chamber, Local & Regional Business News
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BCI Seeks Wing Ding Vendors for June 20th Event

BCI is seeking businesses for a vendor fair as part of the 2019 Wing Ding on Thursday, June 20 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the St. Charles Family Arena. The Wing Ding will have 2,500 ticketed guests. Ten vendor booths sponsorships are available at...

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Annual Mayors' Charity Ball raises $40,000 for local...

On the evening of April 13 at the St. Charles Convention Center, mayors from nine cities across St. Charles County took to the dance floor for the annual St. Charles County Mayors' Charity Ball at the St. Charles County Convention Center. The...

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American Legion Having Tractor Pull

The American Legion Post 313 is having a tractor pull on Friday June 14 gates open at 3 pull starts at 7 and admission is $17.00. We will have ITPA, MSTPA, and X-Caliber and street stock truck. Then on Saturday June 15 the garden tractors will...

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Local schools earn national honors

For the second consecutive year, Fort Zumwalt School District's four high schools ranked among America's Best High Schools according to US News & World Report. Only the top 40% of the more than 17,000 schools ranked earned eligibility to display...

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John R. Porter Named 23rd President of Lindenwood...

Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., has named John R. Porter its 23 rd president. Porter has worked for 33 years for IBM, including the last 15 in senior management, and has also served as a board member in higher education and as an...

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What Are Some Red Flags When Booking Event Entertainment?

"The biggest red flag we encounter when booking entertainers stems from their rider. We often see situations where clients aren't used to securing headline entertainment, and so they're factoring performance fees into the budget but not rider specs.

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Green Burials: At the End of Life, Thinking Outside the...

They offer lower costs, fewer chemicals and a quicker route to being reborn - in one sense, anyway.

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Why One Restaurant Brand Is Turning To Ghost Kitchens To ...

What if I told you five years ago that restaurant brands would be eyeing aggressive expansion without the real estate piece? Sounds a bit confusing, doesn't it? That's a pretty critical detail, after all. But because of the staggering growth of...

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Apply Today for Vision St. Charles County Leadership

Graduates of the Program state that enhanced communication skills, a new spark in creativity, exposure to a new network of business contacts, an increased knowledge of St. Charles County and its services as the leading reasons why they consider...

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MOSAICS Fine Art Festival Announces 2019 Sponsorship...

ST. CHARLES, Mo. - The 25th Anniversary of the MOSAICS Fine Art Festival is taking place the weekend of September 13-15, 2019 in Historic St. Charles, Missouri. Approximately 100 juried and invited artists will display and sell their works of art ...

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Grow Manufacturing St. Charles County - MFG Day

Growing manufacturing in St. Charles County Missouri.

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City of St. Peters Economic Update

Check out the latest St. Peters Economic Update -

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How to recover from a negative first impression

It turns out the old adage, "You never get a second chance to make a great first impression," may not be true after all. There's a great deal of pressure around making a positive first impression-and for good reason. Some studies say an...

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If You Build It, Will Teams Come? - Velvet Chainsaw

This is the second installment of a two-part blog on team learning. In the first, we looked at why it's a smart conference strategy. In this post, we'll explore how to design, promote and execute it for your next conference. Since our work...

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How This Online Storytelling Strategy Engages Millions...

If you're over 30, there's a chance you missed out on Sickhouse, a "made for mobile movie" that was shot and released in real time on Snapchat over the course of five days.

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Anheuser-Busch to Pull Funding From Major Alcohol Study

Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev, one of five alcohol companies underwriting a $100 million federal trial on the health benefits of a daily drink, is pulling its funding from the project, saying controversy about the sponsorship threatens to...

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Upcoming Chamber Events
Biz Brew June 2019 - Mission Taco

BIZ BREW - Serving straight up business and spirited conversation. Come and enjoy beverages, snacks and engaging discussions with fellow chamber members and guests. * *Always remember to bring lots of your business cards to pass around.

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Lunch with Leaders - June 2019 - With O'Fallon Chamber

Previously known as our General Membership Meeting, this luncheon is our format for connecting you with business community leaders.

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Morning Brew - June 2019 - Krispy Kreme

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...

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Chamber Cycling Clinic