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Conway Regional focuses on a Healthy Workplace

CONWAY REGIONAL WORKFORCE BENEFITS FROM IMPROVED HEALTH AND REDUCED INSURANCE CLAIMS

In its third year Conway Regional Health System’s Employee Health and Wellness Plan has begun to show lasting improvements in the overall health of the workforce. Improvements in employee health were a factor in Conway Regional being selected as the first organization in Faulkner County to achieve the Arkansas Governor’s Quality Award in 2014.

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Officials break ground on Central Arkansas Medical Park

Health care professionals, representatives from Corco Construction, and Conway business leaders and government officials broke ground on the Central Arkansas Medical Park on Monday, May 11.

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Editorial: Who cares?

The sad state of politics and governance at the federal level makes you feel foolish for even getting frustrated when things go wrong. But here we are, feeling frustrated – and foolish.

Congress has not passed a long-term (traditionally six years) highway bill since 2005. They’ve passed a series of one-year extensions since 2011. The most recent “extension” was for a whopping two months. It is set to expire at the end of the month.

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Chamber, Conway Development Corporation endorse adult education program at CBC

More than 450,000 Arkansans have earned college credit hours but do not have a bachelor’s degree. Faulkner County residents make up 17,000 of these adult learners who did not persist to graduation for various reasons.

While it’s no secret that obtaining a college degree leads to increased job opportunities and higher earning potential, few working adults are able to enroll in traditional college programs because of job and family obligations.

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Chamber of Commerce accepting nominations for MED awards

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2015 Minority Enterprise Development awards. These awards recognize the achievements of minority entrepreneurs and business leaders in the Conway area.

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Maggie Smith Charton Eye Clinic: New name, same commitment

Magie Smith Charton Eye Clinic, P.A. is the largest, most comprehensive eye-care clinic in Conway and Faulkner County and the only eye-care clinic in Faulkner County that has the expertise to diagnose and manage retinal problems. The team of doctors and staff at Magie Smith Charton Eye Clinic, P.A.

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Throneberry graduates from Institute for Organization Management

Aaron Throneberry, director of sales at the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, received the IOM graduate recognition in July from the Institute for Organization Management.

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Governor to be featured guest at Partnership event

PANEL DISCUSSION WILL HIGHLIGHT “DATA DISTRICT” GROWTH

Governor Asa Hutchinson will be a featured guest at the Conway Downtown Partnership Annual Meeting at Hendrix College on Wednesday, Oct. 14. The governor will speak about the relationship between downtown, economic development, and technology. The event will also feature a panel discussion with leaders of four tech-oriented businesses located in downtown Conway: Josh Smith, Metova; Pete Tanguay, RockPond; Michael Rasmussen, Eyenalyze; and Bryan Throckmorton, Big Cloud Analytics.

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Conway to serve as Leadercast host site for fourth consecutive year

Business leaders in the Conway area can access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders by attending Leadercast® at Central Baptist College on May 8, 2015.

This is the fourth consecutive year the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce has hosted a broadcast in Conway.

The Leadercast event, a brand that builds “Leaders Worth Following,” is broadcast live from Atlanta to hundreds of sites around the world, including Conway.

The 2015 simulcast will be co-hosted by award-winning personalities Bill and Giuliana Rancic and will feature the following speakers:

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Hit a deer? Get a turkey.

“In everything that we do, we believe in providing you with helpful, professional service and to give you the assistance you need when it comes to your vehicle. Our superior customer service is completed by listening to you and inspecting your vehicle thoroughly. This will give you a vehicle that will look great and operate the same way.”

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