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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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Conway festival announces entertainment lineup, contributions

CONWAY, Ark. – On May 1, the 34th Annual Toad Suck Daze festival, presented by Crain Buick GMC, will kick off in downtown Conway. This year’s Toad Suck Daze will feature a number of changes designed to make the three-day festival more “regional and relevant,” according to Conway Area Chamber of Commerce CEO Brad Lacy.

“Toad Suck Daze has always been an evolving event. We started at the river, now we’re downtown. We’ve supported traditional college scholarships, and we’ve grown to support pre-K education. We think this year’s changes are just as positive.”

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Registration open for Chamber bowling event

Managers who are looking to provide team building or reward opportunities for their employees may find that Bowling for Business is right up their alley.

Bowling for Business encourages interaction in a fun and laid-back environment and promotes friendly competition among participating businesses. The event, hosted by the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, will take place Friday, June 19, at Conway Family Bowl.

Crafton Tull is the presenting sponsor.

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Meadowlake Corner businesses to host Chamber networking event

Businesses located in the Meadowlake Corner shopping center will co-host the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce’s first Business After Hours of 2015.

The networking event will take place on the corner of Meadowlake Road and Donaghey Avenue on Thursday, June 25, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

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2015 Administrative Professionals Awards Luncheon celebrates individuals

The inaugural Administrative Professionals Awards luncheon celebrated the valued work of administrative professionals and recognized individuals in the Conway area who keep their offices running smoothly.

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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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