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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
In 1934, the world was in the Great Depression, Hitler named himself Fuehrer of Germany, Mussolini was Prime Minister of Italy and Roosevelt was President of the United States. The continuing Midwest drought destroyed 35 million acres of farmland in Oklahoma, and President Roosevelt instituted public works programs to build roads, dams and bridges to create jobs. Unemployment was at 22 percent. ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts
Monday, March 04, 2019
After months of waiting, the Next Generation Leadership class finally got to have their much awaited session with Tracey Casey-Arnold! Students had the privilege of getting to share their vision boards (3 phases: 1-4 years, 5-8 years, 9-10 years) and life goals with a panel of experts who offered feedback on how to achieve one's goals. Hearing from people who have walked these steps educated the ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Papers/Research, Fun Facts
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Modern ribbon-cutting ceremonies symbolize new beginnings, as similar ceremonies have done for centuries. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is often organized by a city's chamber of commerce when a new business becomes a member or opens a new location. The ceremony is reminiscent of wedding customs that symbolized the start of a marriage partnership but a new business is presented rather than a new ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, General News Article
Monday, November 26, 2018
Why buy local? By choosing local and independent businesses, you not only enjoy a more personal experience, you help: BUILD COMMUNITY! The casual encounters you enjoy at neighborhood–scale businesses and the public spaces around them build relationships and community cohesiveness. They’re the ultimate social networking sites! STRENGTHEN YOUR LOCAL ECONOMY! Each dollar you spend at independent ...read more
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