News for Chamber

Friday, January 18, 2019
For immediate release Jan. 18, 2019CoxHealth raises starting wage to $11 after six months of service to better support employees   From a desire to invest even more in the lives of employees comes a change in compensation at CoxHealth. Health system leaders have invested $6 million to raise CoxHealth’s starting wage to at least $11 an hour – a figure that’s $3.15 per hour more than Missouri’s ...read more
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 16, 2019      Astra Ferris, CEO of Barton County Chamber of Commerce Graduates from Institute for Organization ManagementA Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce FoundationWASHINGTON, D.C.— Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that ...read more
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Tuesday, December 04, 2018
We want to let the business public know how grateful we are that we have been allowed to care for many area family members as our very own under the auspices of ComForCare Home Care. On behalf of the entire ComForCare team and family, we want to formally say thank you and let you know that it has been an honor.  As you know, we work very hard to ensure that our quality of care is second to none ...read more
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Wednesday, August 01, 2018
LAMAR, Mo.—The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced today that Smith Seed Services has selected Lamar, Missouri, as the location of its new Midwest seed coating plant. ​“We are thrilled to welcome Smith Seed Services to Lamar, Missouri,” Governor Mike Parson said. “This company chose our state because of the great community in Lamar, the strong agricultural industry in Missouri, ...read more
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