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Servant Leadership: You Need To Be More Than You Are | By Guest Blogger Brook Thomas, News Director at KNWA/KFTA

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, May 4, 2016
I answered a critical question incorrectly during my last job interview; "What does a News Director do?". Of course, my answer was pretty obvious; "Direct the overall news product." I mean...duh, right? Nope.The corporate suit interviewing me coolly ...

Member Spotlight | Staples...that was easy!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Marni Rogers Member Relations Manager Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce You gotta love their taglineand they really do make your shopping experience easy. Staples is a big company with a big heart for theircustomers and supporting their ...

Will "Arkansas Works" Work This Week?

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, April 18, 2016
Legislators will return to Little Rock tomorrowto begin the second week of the regular fiscal session of the Arkansas GeneralAssembly. Funding the appropriation for theArkansas Works program, which was passed two weeks ago with a simple majorityin ...

Arkansas Works Passes Both Houses of Legislature; Benton County Delegation Split in Support of Measure to Expand Medicaid

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, April 8, 2016
Members of the Arkansas General Assemblymeeting in special session voted separately Thursday to approve House Bill1001and Senate Bill 1, identical measures popularly known as “Arkansas Works”,which is Governor Hutchinson’s plan for ...

Member Spotlight

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, April 6, 2016
What's Cookin' at Cook's?By Marni Rogers Member Relations Manager Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Something new, organic, and healthy along with friendly staff is what's always cookin' at Cook's Natural Foods in Downtown Rogers. Cook's is ...

Special Legislative Session Begins Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Special Legislative Session on Governor's Arkansas Works Proposal Set for Wednesday; Fiscal Session and Another Possible Session to Follow. By Jon Moran Vice President of Government Affairs Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Governor Asa ...

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, December 8, 2014
What if my business is located outside of Rogers or Lowell? Can I still join the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce (RLACC)? If you want to market to the Rogers-Lowell area, you should consider joining the RLACC Chamber. Your business does not ...

Small Business Saturday, November 29

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, November 14, 2014
In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday tohelp businesses with their most pressing need — getting more customers. The dayencourages people to shop at small businesses on the Saturday afterThanksgiving. The single day has ...

2015 Chamber University Call for Presenters & Content

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber ofCommerce and the Small Business Council launched the new and improved Chamber University program in 2014 with great success and are nowlooking for subject matter experts (SMEs) to present educational content during ...

October Event Connects Educators to Local Manufacturer's Needs

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, November 10, 2014
By: Brad Phillips Vice-President Marketing Communications Workforce Development: Workforce education and skilled labor supply are quicklybecoming "hot button" workforce development issues around NorthwestArkansas as well as across the nation. The ...

Nine Rogers Public Schools Honored with Reward Funds

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, July 21, 2014
Nine Rogers PublicSchools Honored with Reward Funds through the Arkansas School Recognition and Reward Program By Brad PhillipsVice President, Marketing and CommunicationsRogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce TheRogers-Lowell Area Chamber of ...

Chamber Alliance Program Offers Insurance Benefits to Members

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Chamber Alliance Program (CAP) OffersChamber Members Exclusive Access to Small Business Insurance Benefits PackageBy Brad PhillipsVice President, Marketing and CommunicationsRogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of ...

Final Link of Razorback Regional Greenway Breaks Ground in Lowell

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Thursday, July 3, 2014
By Brad PhillipsVice President, Marketing and CommunicationsRogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Officials from Lowell and throughout Northwest Arkansasgathered in May to break ground on a new section of the Razorback RegionalGreenway to go ...

Mobile Internet Expected to Surpass Desktop Internet Usage in 2014

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, May 7, 2014
By Brad Phillips Vice President, Marketing Communications Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Chamber's New MobileWeb App Helps Community Stay Connected to Members More and more web users are finding what they need while on the go withtheir ...

NWA Emerging Leaders Roll Out Mastermind Groups

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Thursday, April 3, 2014
By: Whitney YoderVice-President of DevelopmentRogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce NWA Emerging Leaders is committed topersonal and professional development for emerging talent in our region. That is evidenced by a new program rollingout in ...

RLACC Releases Community Assessment Report

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, April 2, 2014
By: Brad Phillips Vice-President, Marketing Communications Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce TheRogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the City of Rogers and the City of Lowell released to the public its Community ...

Does Your Workplace Need an Employee Handbook?

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, January 27, 2014
By: Janine Springer, IOM Chief Financial Officer Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Do you and youremployees a favor – create an Employee Handbook Nothing builds ill will or decreases morale in aworkplace than treating each employee ...

Health Care Reform is Here

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Tuesday, October 1, 2013
By Janine Springer, Chief Financial Officer The ball is rolling….October 1 and Health Care Reform ishere! Sitting in an Arkansas BlueCross Blue Shield smallemployer seminar a few weeks ago, the realization set in that the AffordableCare ...

People Matter | It Really Does Take All Kinds –We’re All Important

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, August 7, 2013
By JenniferTidwell, Assistant to the President Have you ever sat on a park or mall bench and took time out to watch people fora little while? If you’re like me, it doesn’t take very long until you’re shaking your head andthinking ...

The 1099 Economy: The New “Old” Entrepreneurs

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Thursday, July 25, 2013
Each year the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation analyzesdata to determine what states have done over the previous year to create jobsand expand the economy. The analysis isbroken down into two parts, one that discusses what states should be doing ...

What’s Working in Job Creation: US Chamber Releases Enterprising States Study

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, July 22, 2013
Each year the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation analyzesdata to determine what states have done over the previous year to create jobsand expand the economy. The analysis isbroken down into two parts, one that discusses what states should be doing ...

Top 5 Reasons to Join the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, July 12, 2013
By Jacque McQueenAs an Account Executive for the Chamber, I get to hearfirst-hand from both prospects and new members on why one chooses to join the Rogers-LowellArea Chamber of Commerce. The followingreasons are often cited and are very good ...

89th General Assembly - One Regular Session in the Books

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The Arkansas General Assembly convened on January 14 and wrapped up their official business on April 23. After more than three months in session The 89th General Assembly filed nearly 2,500 bills and passed 61%, which is a pretty efficient ...

Arkansas General Assembly - Winding Down?

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The legislative session is rapidly winding down. Maybe quicker than anyone imagined. More than a few people suggested that the General Assembly would adjourn on April 5, which leaves just two weeks to either consider the nearly 2,000 bills that ...

89th General Assembly - Week 7

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Sunday, March 3, 2013
Thepast week was full of new developments that possibly signals the start of a newemphasis on the major pre-session issues of Medicaid and tax reform. Those arethe two key questions that everyone expected to consume the General Assembly in2013, but ...

89th General Assembly - Week 6

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Sunday, February 24, 2013
Thelegislative session is nearing the halfway point and 932 bills and jointresolutions have been filed so far. While that sounds like a lot of legislationthis is a significantly slower pace than in the previous session and assumingit continues the ...

89th General Assembly - 4th Week

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, February 8, 2013
Weare essentially a month into the legislative session and much of the majorbusiness-related issues remains sidelined. The Revenue and Tax committees inthe House and Senate are not even holding meetings because they don't have anythingto consider ...

89th General Assembly - Week 3

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, February 8, 2013
This is the first full week of the legislative session even though it was the third overall and it turned out to be quite busy in the Capitol as Governor Beebe announced the largest economic development project in the state's history - a proposed ...

89th General Assembly Recap - Week 2

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, January 25, 2013
This is likely the last really placid week at the Arkansas General Assembly. They did not meet on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Day and are not meeting today due to a lack of pressing issues. So they really were in session for about two ...

89th General Assembly Recap - Week 1

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, January 18, 2013
The first week of the General Assembly is in the books and while little actual legislation was discussed a number of interesting bills were filed that could likely figure in debate later in the session. Those bills are listed below and include a ...

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