Taking 2020 in Stride

Taking 2020 in Stride

In this past year, Jefferson City has been through a lot! From tornadoes, flooding, and hail, to COVID-19, there’s not much more we can check off our list. Despite our troubles, we have accomplished some truly incredible things in a very short amount of time. In...

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Exceptional Employee of the Year

Exceptional Employee of the Year

Stephanie Lehmen Recruiter & Community Relations Coordinator C & S Business Services, Inc.1731 Southridge Dr. Jefferson City, MO 65109(573) 635-9295How did you react once you found out you won Exceptional Employee of the Year? It was an honor to be nominated...

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New Amphitheater Opens at Riverside park

New Amphitheater Opens at Riverside park

by Mike Murphy, originally printed in Jefferson City BUZ, Volume 3, Issue 4Photos by Nick Tremmel, VenuWorks The newly renovated amphitheater at the city’s Ellis-Porter Riverside Park will open with a twang next month. Touring country music artists Clay Walker and...

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Small Business of the Year

Small Business of the Year

Hollon Family Chiropractic  751 W. Stadium Blvd, Ste. B Jefferson City, MO 65109 (573) 636-5433601 E. Smith St.California, MO 65018(573) 464-4361Dr. Derrijk, how did you react when you won the Small Business of the Year Award? Humbled and beyond grateful. With...

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What do millennials want in the workplace?

What do millennials want in the workplace?

Millennials now make up around 35% of the workforce (Source: Open Access Government). This group is generally characterized as those born from 1981 to 1996. As with every generation, they have their own expectations of their employers. Employers are asking: what...

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ACTION! In #JCMO

ACTION! In #JCMO

Travel Channel’s Ghost AdventuresSyfy’s Ghost HuntersBiography Channel’s My Ghost StoryTLC’s Who Do You Think You Are?History Channel’s American Pickers What do these films have in common? They all had episodes shot in Jefferson City. Independent feature films have...

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The Entrepreneurial Pipeline

The Entrepreneurial Pipeline

They say starting a business is as easy as 1, 2, 3. But what are those steps exactly? We asked Lauren Carter, the Executive Director of Lincoln University’s Small Business Development Center that question, and here is what she had to say. I have a few tips of advice...

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Capitol Avenue: Help Wanted

Capitol Avenue: Help Wanted

“Historic buildings are a part of us. They embody our identity and give us a shared sense of community.”— Anne Green, Executive Director, Historic City of Jefferson Capitol Avenue is sprawling with history, and a few years ago, you could appreciate the history by...

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Missouri’s 6 State Capitols

Missouri’s 6 State Capitols

The first seat of state government and capitol of Missouri was located in St. Louis in the Mansion House (on Third and Vine Street) in 1821.The second capitol of Missouri was relocated in the Missouri Hotel (Main and Morgan Street) in St. Charles.The third capitol was...

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Keeping History Alive

Keeping History Alive

When I drive down the streets of Jefferson City, I can’t help but find myself rubbernecking at what I see. The beauty of the architecture and noticeable history are something that make this city unique. Jefferson City has 44 properties and districts listed on the...

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Battle Buddies For Life

Battle Buddies For Life

In the words of John F. Kennedy speaking about our veterans, “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” When veterans return from duty many of them need to be rehabilitated back into...

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Splish Splash

Splish Splash

With average temperatures hitting 89 degrees in the summer time, Jefferson City residents are often seeking relief from the heat. The city has many expansive public pools but sometimes we don’t want to go to the trouble of packing the kids up, slathering on sunscreen...

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Young Professional: An Organization and a Title

Young Professional: An Organization and a Title

A conversation with Doug Otto, 2019 YP Chairman“The Young Professionals group provides an avenue for members to serve on a board, plan large scale events, network and learn from professionals in our community in a mentor relationship. These are opportunities that may...

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Meet Ashley

Meet Ashley

Ashley Temme Membership Events & Economic Development AssistantAshley is the go-to-gal, well versed in many different job duties. Adhering to short deadlines, Ashley stands ready to assist Missy when an Economic Development bid rolls in. She also keeps the Chamber...

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Meet Dana

Meet Dana

Dana Struemph Finance, Education & Administration AssistantAlthough Dana is behind the scenes, she comes in contact with each one of our 800 members on a regular basis. As the Finance, Education and Administration Assistant, Dana works each day to process payments,...

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Meet Kelsey

Meet Kelsey

Kelsey Brown Communications & Member Services Coordinator If you are a Chamber member, you will most likely recognize Kelsey’s name from an email you’ve received. As Communications & Member Services Coordinator she is responsible for facilitating all...

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Meet Missy

Meet Missy

Missy Bonnot Director of Economic Development Missy’s welcoming personality makes her the perfect Director of Economic Development. When site selectors and developers look at Jefferson City as a place to (re)locate their business, Missy stands ready to show-off our...

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CRMC Expands Outpatient Surgery Center

CRMC Expands Outpatient Surgery Center

Capital Region Medical Center continues to advance healthcare delivery in the communities it serves. In April of 2021, CRMC began construction on a 24,000 square foot, $20 million Outpatient Surgery Center located on the hospital campus.  Located on the ground level...

Jefferson City Memorial Airport Takes Flight

Jefferson City Memorial Airport Takes Flight

The Jefferson City Memorial Airport has served the community and region since its construction in 1948. Interest in a hard surface airport began prior to WWII, as the first recognized airport was located near the current site of the Missouri Department of Conservation...