February 12, 2021~ Chamber, Local & Regional Business News
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The Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award Celebration is an event where people and companies show support for the small businesses in our community. To be named Small Business of the Year signifies that a company has shown growth and sustainability of their business with strong employee relations and a record of giving back to the community.

If you would like to nominate a business for this coveted award, please fill out the application and return it to [email protected] no later than February 19. 2021. The Small Business of the Year Awards Luncheon will be held on May 5th at the St. Charles Convention Center.
Below is the link to the application:

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COVID19 Vaccinations: Now Serving Business #.....?

Health event by Western St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce and 2 others on Thursday, February 25 2021

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Missouri Vaccine Navigator, a secure registry tool to assist Missourians in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine
Although vaccine supply nationwide is still quite limited, this registration process will help connect Missourians with more avenues to receive a vaccine.

This will also help our health care teams determine where the greatest demands for vaccines exist throughout the state.
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Chamber Members to feature themselves with FREE Podcast on Local St. Charles!
Promote yourself and your business, products & services with a Podcast on Local St. Charles. We are teaming up with Chamber Member, Ken Tucker, from ChangeScape Web. Ken will interview you in a simple chat!

Robin Brengle of Cruise Planners, an American Express Agency

We talk with Robin Brengle of Cruise Planners, an American Express Agency about why you should use a full-service travel agency (especially important during the pandemic), as well as what are some of the best destinations and what to expect if...

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As a benefit of membership, you can sign up to be featured in the Local St. Charles Podcast at no charge by going to: this website.
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Love is in the air ... and on the air at St. Peters Television (SPTV)! You can find a romantic playlist this Valentine's Day by tuning into SPTV for a special Sunset Fridays "On the Road!"This special hour-long concert will air on Sunday, Feb....

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St. Charles deli customers pay for others so no one goes ...

A sign hanging on the wall next to the receipts inside Ruma's Deli says, "If you are hungry or know someone who is hungry and has no money, these tickets have been paid in advance, grab a ticket & eat! God bless our community! Thank you to those...

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Chamber Benefit Plan health insurance now available...

When it comes to providing employees with cost-saving health care coverage, small businesses are at a big disadvantage compared to their larger counterparts. Because of their smaller size, their claims risk pool is spread out across a much...

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Proposal would phase out most personal property taxes in ...

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County Council places charter measure on April 6 ballot

At its Jan. 25 meeting, the St. Charles County Council unanimously approved Bill Number 4922, which will place a measure amending the County Charter on the April 6 Municipal Election ballot. The measure will adjust Article IV of the charter and...

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Incognito Mode May Not Work the Way You Think It Does

No matter which browser you prefer-Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari, Opera, or any of the others-it will almost certainly offer an incognito or private mode, one which ostensibly keeps your web browsing secret. (Google Chrome still shows a...

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Suzanne Clark Announced Next U.S. Chamber CEO

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced Suzanne Clark will become the next chief executive officer of the world's largest business organization, effective March 11, 2021, the date of the organization's next Board of Directors meeting. Clark: ...

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EDC Rolls Out New Organizational Logo

The EDC of St. Charles County has refreshed its brand identity! The new logo is the result of feedback from internal and external stakeholders, as well as from extensive collaboration sessions with the creative team at Bigwidesky. You may notice...

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Missourians for Transportation Investment - 2-12-21

South Carolina Model of Transportation Investment HB 1044 - Representative Ruth Last Action: 2/04/2021 - Read Second Time This bill increases the state motor fuel tax by 10 cents per gallon over five years. It requires the Missouri Department of...

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Missouri Receives National Recognition for Economic...

Missouri is a leader in economic development and business attraction in the U.S., and that leadership has been on display recently. The state has won multiple awards from leading economic development publications in recognition of major corporate ...

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New Concept from the Owners of Narwhal's Crafted(St. Charles, MO) February 11, 2021 - Streets of St. Charles, already home to Narwhal's Crafted, announces the opening of Loaded Elevated Nachos, a fun new food concept from Narwhal's owners Brad...

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St. Charles, MO - The Foundry Art Centre is pleased to announce MADE at the Foundry. This art exhibition stems from a collaborative partnership between MADE Makerspace, located in the Delmar Market District and the Foundry Art Centre. Featuring...

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Dramatic turnaround for St. Charles nursing home that...

ST. CHARLES, Mo. - FOX 2 went back to the St. Charles nursing home Wednesday that became a focal point for COVID-19 early in the pandemic. There's been dramatic change since an outbreak claimed more than two-dozen lives at the Frontier Health and ...

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The 2021 Marketing Menu has all event sponsorships and advertising opportunities that the Chamber plans to offer next year. Please look over the booklet and if you are interested in reserving a sponsorship or taking advantage of our advertising packages, we've created an easy fillable .pdf for you to complete and send back directly from your computer.
i3 Broadband to Invest Over $100 Million to Build a 100% ...

ST PETERS, Mo., Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- i3 Broadband, the leading fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) provider of 100% fiber-optic, high-speed internet service in is excited to announce the expansion of its network to the residents and businesses of...

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Employee or Contractor? 6 Mistakes When Classifying...

It's a question with big ramifications that trips up many employers: Is my worker an employee or contractor?

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How To Set Up A Payroll Process In 10 Easy Steps

Starting or acquiring a business is a rewarding experience, and your employees would likely agree. The reward they're thinking of, however, is a steady paycheck. As an employer you shoulder a lot of responsibility, especially when it comes to...

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6 Effective Tips to Get More Eyeballs on Your Instagram...

Are you looking for ways to improve your Instagram marketing strategy? Want to get more people engaging with your Instagram stories? The team from Branex share their tips for success in this infographic. Here's a quick summary: Focus on intro...

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Uniting For Recovery Series - Missouri Chamber of...

Uniting For Recovery Virtual ongoing education webinar series Register Details As Missouri seeks to emerge strong from the COVID-19 pandemic, join the Missouri Chamber for a series of free, informational virtual events designed to help businesses ...

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St Charles County, MO

February 12, 2021 St. Charles County, Missouri - At the St. Charles County Council meeting on Feb. 8, County Executive Steve Ehlmann presented Dr. Bernard DuBray, Superintendent of the Fort Zumwalt School District, with a proclamation...

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Route 94, Route 364, & Muegge Road Improvements
Route 94, Route 364, & Muegge Road Improvements

The purpose of this project is to improve capacity, safety, and mobility at the interchange of Route 94, Route 364, and Muegge Road in St. Charles County.

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Chamber U - Growthwheel

Join us for our next Chamber U -

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10:00 a.m. - Registration and Lunch
12:00 p.m - Shotgun Start
 5:30 p.m -  Awards, Drinks and Buffet Dinner
Tuesday, February 23rd
8 am to 9 am - watch your email for registration information!