October 2013

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Toad Suck Daze, Satterfield recognized at international convention


Toad Suck Daze received top honors for its incident command structure during the International Festivals & Events Association’s (IFEA) 2013 Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Ceremony. The ceremony is part of IFEA’s annual convention and expo.

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13-in-13 program to visit Snap-on Equipment

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce’s 13-in-13 program will take participants to Snap-on Equipment on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 10-11 a.m. The 13-in-13 program is free to the employees of Chamber member businesses. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Chamber hosts small business Lunch & Learn

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Small Business Lunch & Learn on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Chamber, located at 900 Oak Street, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. The Chamber will present the Chamber Alliance Insurance Program, the “insurance package that fits in a small business budget.”
This free luncheon and seminar will include information on the Affordable Care Act, the Arkansas Health Exchange, and what these two programs mean specifically to small businesses. Participants will also receive information on how the Chamber Alliance Program can benefit their business.

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Tables available for annual Women in Business awards


The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Women in Business Awards luncheon will take place Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds. The event will begin with a panel discussion at 9 a.m. followed by the awards luncheon at 11:30 a.m.

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'Central Landing' development announced for Conway


In 2017, central Arkansas residents will have a new destination for shopping, dining, hotels and much more. Thursday, before a crowd of 200 area business leaders, the Conway Development Corporation and Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC of Montgomery, Ala., announced plans to develop jointly more than 150 acres of commercial real estate in the heart of Conway, Ark.

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TEAM CONWAY 2013 Business Expo Featuring Taste of Conway

Conway Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Business Expo on Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds. The event included a breakfast, a business-to-business trade show and Taste of Conway.

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Conway’s subdivision development: The past, present and the future

By Roger Lewis

Imagine standing on a street in Conway looking at a newly-built house. It might be an average 2013 house (2400 square feet, $250,000) or it might be a smaller “starter house,” built for first-time buyers. In either case, the price of the house reflects both the cost of construction and the cost of the lot.