December 2013

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Business After Hours rescheduled for January

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce’s fourth quarter Business After Hours has been rescheduled for Jan. 13. The networking event was postponed due to inclement weather. A & J Collision Repair will still host the event, which will take place at 1215 Thomas G. Wilson Drive from 5-6:30 p.m.

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Conway Development Corp. adds two to board

The Conway Development Corporation (CDC) voted to add two local businessmen to their governing board at their annual business meeting. Scotty Bell and Bunny Adcock were elected to three and four year terms respectively. Bell and Adcock join eleven other voting members of the board.

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Chairman's Circle recognizes top chamber investors

Each year, the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce acknowledges its top investors through a “Chairman’s Circle” designation. Members of the Chairman’s Circle underwrite the economic development, education and government affairs initiatives of the Chamber, Conway Development Corporation and Conway Downtown Partnership.

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Chamber seeks volunteers for membership outreach program

With more than 1,300 members, the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce relies on volunteers to help it reach out to the business community it serves. In January of each year, the Chamber distributes information to member businesses as part of “Mission Appreciation.” This volunteer opportunity gives employees of Chamber-member businesses a chance to network with other members while thanking them for investing in the organization.

“We would not be able to do everything we do for our members without our generous volunteers,” said director of membership development Whitney Cummings.

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Chamber's 2014 Annual Meeting set for March


With close to 1,000 business and community leaders in attendance each year, Annual Meeting is the largest business event in Conway. The 2014 event, organized by the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for March 20 at the Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds. Tickets and sponsorships are available now.

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Crafton Tull celebrates 50 years in business through 50 'acts of kindness'


Starting, fostering, and growing a business is never an easy endeavor. More challenging still is maintaining a forward trajectory capable of propelling that business to the 50-year mark. Crafton Tull is proud to celebrate its 50th year in the business of contributing to the built environment.

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Chamber to host Holiday Open House, reception


The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Holiday Open House and Reception, presented by Conway Corporation, will take place Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Chamber, located at 900 Oak Street.

“We’ve hosted this event the past three or four years, and we have a pretty good turnout each year,” said the Chamber’s director of events, Mary Margaret Satterfield. “It’s a great time for our staff to visit with members and a chance for members to network and meet other Chamber members.”

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Nabholz Construction announces new leadership


At a December meeting, the Nabholz Board of Directors voted unanimously to name CEO Bill Hannah as Chairman of the Board. Chief financial officer Greg J. Williams will step into the role of CEO. Both positions will be effective Jan. 1, according to the news release.

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Conway's economy: Slipping?

Many measures indicate how the economy of a city, county, state, or nation is doing. I’ll begin by focusing on one measure, unemployment rate and then follow with other indicators. I’ll end with a conclusion about Conway’s economy in December 2013.