October 2014

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Business Journal: Epoch the next evolution in men's health

Perhaps no industry has changed more over the last decade than healthcare. Innovations in pharmaceuticals, surgery and even business models have changed the way all of us receive health care. One thing that hasn’t changed is men’s historical reluctance to see a doctor, especially for preventative care. Mike Whitfield thinks he can change that.

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Sidney Moncrief to speak at awards gala

Sidney Moncrief, an Arkansas native and retired professional basketball player, will be the keynote speaker at the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce’s Minority Enterprise Development awards gala. The event will take place Thursday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in McCastlain Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus.

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Roger Lewis: State of Arkansas college scholarships

A college education in Conway used to be cheap. In 1960, a year’s tuition at ASTC (now UCA) was $150. At Hendrix the figure was about $430. A summer job at minimum wage ($1/hour) could provide funds for a year’s tuition. Not so today.

This fall, tuition and fees for undergraduates at UCA amount to $7,889 per year, a figure that is in line with other public four-year universities in the state.

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Business Journal: Arkansas Spine and Pain opens full-time clinic in Conway

An established central-Arkansas clinic specializing in pain management will soon have a full-time practice in Conway. Arkansas Spine and Pain (ASAP) diagnoses, treats and rehabilitates patients suffering from chronic pain and sports-related injuries.

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Business Journal: Baptist Health breaks ground for new hospital

Baptist Health held a ground-breaking ceremony recently on a 37-acre site in Conway to mark the start of construction on the new Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway. Baptist Health president and CEO Troy Wells, Gov.

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Business Journal: Chamber now accepting nominations for MED awards

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2014 Minority Enterprise Development awards. These awards celebrate the achievements of minority entrepreneurs as well as the individuals and organizations committed to advancing minority-owned businesses.

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Chamber employees earn IOM recognition

Lindsay Henderson, senior vice president of Chamber operations at the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, and Mary Margaret Satterfield, director of Toad Suck Daze and events, received the IOM graduate recognition in July from the Institute for Organization Management.

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Business Journal: Conway company helps health care providers with business performance

Conway-based Rock-Pond Solutions has experienced exponential growth in personnel, customers and real estate since its founding in 2000.

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Business Journal: Barefoot Conway to host Business After Hours

Apparel company Barefoot Campus Outfitter will host the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly Business After Hours at its store on 2235 Dave Ward Drive.

The networking event will take place Thursday, Aug. 21, from 5-6:30 p.m.

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Faulkner County Business Journal

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