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Cadron Creek capital crosses million-dollar threshold

Conway, AR – Cadron Creek Capital, a seed-stage venture fund based on Conway, has recently established a December 31st deadline for new investors. To date, the fund has over 40 investors and more than $1.0M in seed capital.

“We are excited about the strong initial response we’ve had to the fund,” said Jeff Standridge, co-founder of the fund. “A great group of investors have joined and we are confident we can leverage their expertise to help our portfolio companies grow.”

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Baptist Health CEO: Conway a 'destination for health care'

The top executives of the state’s largest, privately owned, faith-based health system were the featured guests at the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce’s final CEO Luncheon of 2015, held Tuesday, Nov. 10, at Central Baptist College.

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Covington Companies expands to commercial real estate

Covington Companies – the collective name of four, four-generation, family-owned businesses – has added a fifth enterprise to further its goal of preserving and enhancing Conway’s commercial landscape.

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Workshop on marketing for small businesses set for Sept. 24

A seminar on marketing for small businesses is the first in a series of four workshops focused on the challenges and opportunities facing independently owned and operated enterprises.

Named the Conway Small Business Institute, the series is a collaborative effort between the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce and the University of Central Arkansas’ Division of Outreach and Community Engagement.

The organizations formed the Institute to accomplish goals outlined in Conway2025, the city’s long-range strategic plan.

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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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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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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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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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CDC Hosts Annual Banquet

The Conway Development Corporation hosted its annual banquet Tuesday, Nov. 10, at Zimmerman events studio in downtown Conway. Nearly 60 attendees representing the CDC’s member businesses attended.

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Combining strength, stability and personalized services

As one of the country’s best places to live and work, Faulkner County deserves top-quality financial services, too. That is exactly what you get when you do business with Bank of the Ozarks, which for five consecutive years has been recognized as the nation’s best bank by leading financial publications.

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