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Young's Moving Service Specializes in Local, Long-Distance, Commercial and Residential Moves

Posted by: Young's Moving Service on Monday, August 31, 2020

Young's Moving Service is the most affordable five-star moving company in Northwest Arkansas.

Five Ways SpotOn Reserve Can Help Your Restaurant Book More Reservations and Reduce Costs

Posted by: SpotOn on Thursday, August 13, 2020

Guest Blog Post by SpotOn

Small Business Council Announces Leadership Change

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Wednesday, August 12, 2020

The Small Business Council of the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce has a new Chair for the remainder of 2020.

Goldfish Swim School Making a Splash in Rogers

Posted by: Goldfish Swim School on Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Guest Blog Post by Goldfish Swim School

Pel-Freez Provides New Protein Options and Leverages New Business Opportunities

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Pel-Freez is truly a hidden gem in Northwest Arkansas with a fascinating history. The company started as a backyard rabbit farm in California in 1911 and by the 1950s had grown into the largest rabbit meat supplier in the United States.

Chamber a Catalyst for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, August 10, 2020

Northwest Arkansas is growing rapidly. Job growth, a strong local economy, and a high quality of life are just a few of the many reasons the region continues to be recognized as one of the top places to live in the nation. The demographic makeup of Northwest Arkansas, including race, age, income, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and many other facets of the community, is changing as well. This brings both opportunities and challenges for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and the Chamber’s role as a catalyst for action and positive change has never been more important. 

NWA Businesses Taking Safety Precautions Upon Reopening

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Thursday, August 6, 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt in nearly every community both here and abroad. For attractions, restaurants, hotels, visitors, and event planners, navigating cancellations, reschedules, and making plans for the future have led to only one thing being certain, uncertainty. When to return to face-to-face meetings, when to resume travel, when to visit restaurants and attractions, and when to stay in a hotel are decisions everyone must weigh from a variety of angles.

Career & Technical Education Emphasis on Skills Development and Work-Based Learning (WBL)

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The Rogers Public Schools Career & Technical Education (CTE) department offers programs and courses that are rich in skills development and relevant work-based learning (WBL) experiences, both of which are integral to preparing students for the transition to post-secondary studies, technical training programs, or entrance into the workforce upon high school graduation. 

Governor, Area Legislators Working on Hate Crime Bill - Exploring the Need for Hate Crime Legislation in the State of Arkansas

Posted by: Jon Moran & Geovanny Sarmiento on Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Governor Asa Hutchinson has expressed to the members of the Arkansas General Assembly that he would like to pass a Hate Crimes Bill. Arkansas is one of a few states left without a hate crime law (Wyoming, South Carolina) that enhances criminal penalties for targeting a victim because of that person’s attributes or situation. This bill is very similar to recently passed legislation in Utah and Georgia. A Special Session to pass this bill is the goal. However, if a Special Session is not called this year, the Governor has expressed that he wants to address this issue in the regular legislative session which begins in January.

Chamber's Mission-Based Work Pushes Forward

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, August 3, 2020

At its foundation, a chamber is an influencer who inspires leaders, a convener who brings the community together for collaboration, and a catalyst for action and positive change — it’s a place where everyone is given a voice and may contribute to making our future better. In good times or bad, the Chamber’s Mission work is necessary and relevant in its role as the Trusted Voice of Business, the Keeper of the Community Vision and Provider of Essential and Indispensable Business Resources – delivering high value on investment for its members.

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