September 2013

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Linn’s Auto, Just Scrap It to host Business After Hours

Business After Hours, the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly networking event, will be hosted by Linn’s Auto & Equipment Sales and Just Scrap It Metal Recycling on Sept. 23. The event will be held at 850 Simon Road from 5-6 p.m.

According to their website, Linn’s Auto has served the automotive needs of central Arkansas for more than 47 years.

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Crafton Tull breaks ground on new Conway office


In addition to celebrating 50 years of architecture and engineering services, Crafton Tull is opening a new location in Conway. The 13,000-square-foot facility will be located at the Meadows Office & Technology Park.

Crafton Tull has been recognized by Engineering News Record as a top 500 design firm and has been ranked the nation’s 81st fastest growing architectural, engineering and environmental firm by ZweigWhite.

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Awards gala to celebrate minority business enterprise

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce will host an awards gala Thursday, Oct. 12, to celebrate the achievements of minority entrepreneurs and the individuals and organizations committed to advancing minority business enterprise.

The Chamber of Commerce established the MED committee to foster growth and sustainability of minority businesses and as a way to recognize minority businesses and their supporters. It accomplishes this through five categories of MED awards. Community members nominated individuals or organizations for each category.

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Conway native joins Magie-Mabrey Eye Clinic, P.A.


Conway-native Stephen Davis has returned to central Arkansas from Portland, Ore., to join Magie-Mabrey Eye Clinic, P.A. as a retina specialist. Dr. Davis is the fifth retina specialist on staff at the clinic.

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Nominations accepted for Women in Business awards

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Women in Business Awards will take place Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Conway Expo Center and Fair- grounds. The event will begin with a panel discussion at 9 a.m. followed by the awards luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Terri Jordan, vice president of technology for Mi- crosoft Retail Stores, will be the guest speaker.

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Smart Traffic Systems

In 1990 there were 39 thou- sand motorized vehicles regis- tered in Faulkner County. This included cars, motorcycles, trucks, and buses. Since 1990 that number has increased by almost 2,500 a year. In Decem- ber 2012 more than 92 thou- sand vehicles were registered in Faulkner Country. New roads built or widened during that time did not match that 136 percent increase.