March 19, 2021~ Chamber, Local & Regional Business News
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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!

The St. Louis Ambush Are In The Playoffs
The St. Louis Ambush are going to the playoffs!!! They will face the Kansas City Comets at The Family Arena on March 28.

Visit for playoff ticket information!!
Bill Brink & Paige Guetterman of Classic Sign Services

We talk with Bill Brink and Paige Guetterman of Classic Sign Services, the St. Charles local one-stop shop for all signage needs, embroidery, digital t-shirt printing, and promotional products.

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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.
The new culinary arts program at St. Charles Community...

Culinary hopefuls in the St. Louis area will soon have a new program to further their career goals. St. Charles Community College has officially launched a brand-new Culinary and Agricultural Center for those hoping to earn degrees in the food world.

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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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Julia Dhar: How to have constructive conversations

"We need to figure out how we go into conversations not looking for the victory, but the progress," says world debate champion Julia Dhar. In this practical talk, she shares three essential features of productive disagreements grounded in...

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Root Out 'Tall Poppy Syndrome' - It Could Save Your...

Has tall poppy syndrome taken root in your company? If there's a tendency to cut ambitious high achieving employees "down to size," the answer is likely yes. Tall poppy syndrome takes its name from the idea that gardeners often trim back the...

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The Biggest Leadership Challenge CEOs Face in 2021 and...

As we hit the one-year mark of Covid-19 in the U.S., many business leaders are looking at how they can navigate the next year. From business challenges to keeping their workforce intact, companies are picking up the pieces from a year like no other.

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Comic Book Relief's 22nd Anniversary Sale

Comic Book Reliefs 22nd Anniversary Sale March 26-28 30% to 50% off in store and online Recent Comic Books * Back Issues * Graphic Novels * Toys * Supplies Comic book Relief -2224 N 3rd St , St Charles , Mo 63301 636-940-1244...

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Boone Center, Inc. to Host Derby in the Park

Boone Center, Inc. (BCI) will host its first Derby in the Park event on Saturday, May 1 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at 370 Lakeside Park located at 1000 Lakeside Park Dr. in St. Peters, Mo. All proceeds will benefit BCI's mission to support and...

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How To Develop Your Public Leadership Brand (And Why It...

Whether you embrace it or avoid it, running a company means having a public leadership presence in your community or industry. And you aren't just the head of your company. You're also a person with goals and motivations that go beyond growing...

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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.
Global GDP will grow the most since 1980 this year amid...

Fitch upgraded its global growth forecast for 2021 to 6.1% from 5.3% on Tuesday. The new estimate would make for the fastest worldwide expansion since at least 1980. US growth will reach 6.2% as vaccination and new stimulus boosts the nation's...

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Gas tax hike wins initial vote in Missouri Senate

When fully implemented in 2026, Missouri's tax rate of 29.5 cents per gallon will be similar to Tennessee, Minnesota and Nebraska. Business groups support the increase. "Strong investment in Missouri's transportation system could be one of the...

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MoDOT - Interstate 70 Cave Springs to Fairgrounds

Interstate 70 Cave Springs to Fairgrounds Design-Build Project Update

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Upcoming Events
Morning Brew - March 2021

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 U - How to Engage and Motivate today's 5...

For the first time in history, there are five generations in the workforce today. Each generation speaks its own language, so to effectively reach, engage and motivate today’s generationally diverse workforce, you can no longer rely on a one-size-...

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Starry Starry Nights - Now on Sale
Can you believe it?? More than a month away and we only have room for 20 more couples! If your business is looking to get some great exposure, we only have THREE sponsorships available - our Flashlight Sponsor, our Dessert Sponsor and a new one this year - our Cutlery Sponsor - no forgetting the forks and knives with this one!! Call the Chamber office if you're interested in any of these opportunities. All include a set of tickets, bottle of wine and a fantastic night!
10:00 a.m. - Registration and Lunch
12:00 p.m - Shotgun Start
 5:30 p.m -  Awards, Drinks and Buffet Dinner
What You May Have Missed this Week?!?!
Advance Bone & Joint Groundbreaking

 Ryan Companies US, Inc., in partnership with Surgery Partners and Advanced Bone & Joint, will bring all major orthopedic and ancillary services with the development, design and construction of St. Peters Ambulatory Surgery Center and Medical Office Building. The multi-specialty facility broke ground last Friday, March 11.

 “In moving to this new facility, we are very excited to offer expanded orthopedic services to our patients in partnership with our neighbors within the building,” said Advanced Bone & Joint CEO Jim Kidd. “The design of the building will allow patients easy and centralized access to a variety of services across orthopedics and supporting services all in the same location.”