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Volunteerism is Good for Business

Posted by: Martha Londagin (Startup Junkie Foundation) on Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Guest Blog Post by Martha Londagin of Startup Junkie Foundation Mother Teresa called the world to volunteerism stating, “Let us not be satisfied with just giving money.” The act of serving others is powerful not only for individuals ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 39 Adult Wellness Center Ballet

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, August 20, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman is joined by Marilyn Russell, ballet instructor for the Adult Wellness Center in Rogers, and Ginger Galloway, one of Marilyn's dance students.

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 35 Tim Smith

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, July 11, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox is joined by Chamber President/CEO Raymond Burns and Tim Smith, a former teacher of Burns and the first full-time drama teacher at Rogers High School. ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 34 Michele Love and Isaac Cortes

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, June 27, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman welcomed Michele Love, Marketing Manager for Benchmark Group, and Isaac Cortes, owner of iPaint, a new creative studio. Through this podcast, you will ...

Northwest Arkansas Region Needs Collaboration Among Government Leaders

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Guest blog post by Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Raymond Burns Three-of-the-six Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Arkansas are located within 16 miles of each other along Interstate-49. Northwest Arkansas also supports ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 32 Honeycomb Kitchen Shop

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, June 4, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman sat down with Melissa Turpin and Dana Smith, owners of Honeycomb Kitchen Shop. Melissa and Dana shared their inspiration for starting a small business ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 31 Raymond Burns

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, May 29, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox and SVP of Government Affairs Jon Moran are joined by Chamber President/CEO Raymond Burns. Our leader talks about his experience at the Chamber and the ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 30 Kent Eikenberry

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, May 23, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman visits with Kent Eikenberry, President and CEO of the NWA Food Bank, a nonprofit organization that addresses the significant needs-related food ...

Chamber Voice Podcast. Ep. 29 Jake McBride

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, May 21, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox sat down with Jake McBride in the Kix 104 studio to discuss his involvement with local nonprofits and the role that traditional media plays in developing ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 28 PIXEL™: A School for Media Arts

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, May 10, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman sat down with Megan Perez, Chloe Hiley, and David Kersey of PIXEL™: A School for Media Arts. The demand for creative individuals in our ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 27 Workforce Development

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, May 8, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox and VP of Community Development Ross Phillips discussed growing the next generation of leaders and workforce in Northwest ...

Chamber Voice of Business Podcast Ep. 26 NWA Ballet Theatre

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, May 3, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman sat down with NWA Ballet Theatre, who is launching a new dance initiative called "Dance Anywhere/Everywhere" and will bring 11 professional dancers to ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 25 Johnny Key

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, April 25, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Government Affairs Jon Moran and Arkansas 529's Emma Willis sat down with Johnny Key, Commissioner for the Arkansas Department of Education. Johnny talks about his influences growing ...

Chamber Voice of Business Video: The Mission of the Chamber's Government Affairs Division

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, April 24, 2019
The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a Government Affairs Committee Meeting. The featured speaker was Representative Dan Douglas. The video below captures footage from the event and provides some insight into the mission of the ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 24 Julie Hayes and Elizabeth Pier Smith

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, April 23, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman sat down with Rogers artists Julie Hayes and Elizabeth Pier Smith to talk about the Arkansas Territory Collection, a new traveling arts exhibition ...

Introducing the Chamber Voice of Business Video Channel

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, April 19, 2019
The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the launch of it's newest Chamber Voice of Business campaign channel - Video. This newest channel complements the Chamber Voice of Business Newsletter, Blog and Podcast, delivering ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 23 Meredith Lowry

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, April 2, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox sat down with Meredith Lowry, attorney with Wright Lindsey Jennings and leader of Woman-Run, a support and resource group for female entrepreneurs and ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 22 Hustlin' with Lacie Bray

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, March 15, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce is on site at Ozark Beer Company for a Hustle In Heels pop-up brewery tour. The episode features an interview with Lacie Bray, co-Owner of OBC, ...

RLACC 2019 Business Plan: Marketing Communications Division

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, March 4, 2019
As seen in the March edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2019 Business Plan was created to introduce you to the Strategic Plan’s Critical Success Factors and supporting Program of Work. Our mission is “to be the voice of business, to ...

RLACC 2019 Business Plan: Customer Service Division

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, March 4, 2019
As seen in the March edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2019 Business Plan was created to introduce you to the Strategic Plan’s Critical Success Factors and supporting Program of Work. Our mission is “to be the voice of business, to ...

RLACC 2019 Business Plan: Accounting & Finance Division

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, March 4, 2019
As seen in the March edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2019 Business Plan was created to introduce you to the Strategic Plan’s Critical Success Factors and supporting Program of Work. Our mission is “to be the voice of business, to ...

RLACC 2019 Business Plan: Visit Rogers

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, March 4, 2019
As seen in the March edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2019 Business Plan was created to introduce you to the Strategic Plan’s Critical Success Factors and supporting Program of Work. Our mission is “to be the voice of business, to ...

RLACC 2019 Business Plan: Member Services Division

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, March 4, 2019
As seen in the March edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2019 Business Plan was created to introduce you to the Strategic Plan’s Critical Success Factors and supporting Program of Work. Our mission is “to be the voice of business, to ...

RLACC 2019 Business Plan: Community Development Division

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, March 4, 2019
As seen in the March edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2019 Business Plan was created to introduce you to the Strategic Plan’s Critical Success Factors and supporting Program of Work. Our mission is “to be the voice of business, to ...

RLACC 2019 Business Plan: Government Affairs Division

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, February 28, 2019
As seen in the March edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2019 Business Plan was created to introduce you to the Strategic Plan’s Critical Success Factors and supporting Program of Work. Our mission is “to be the voice of business, to ...

RLACC 2019 Business Plan: Downtown Rogers Inc.

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, February 27, 2019
As seen in the March edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2019 Business Plan was created to introduce you to the Strategic Plan’s Critical Success Factors and supporting Program of Work. Our mission is “to be the voice of business, to ...

RLACC 2019 Business Plan: Downtown Development Division

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, February 26, 2019
As seen in the March edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2019 Business Plan was created to introduce you to the Strategic Plan’s Critical Success Factors and supporting Program of Work. Our mission is “to be the voice of business, to ...

RLACC 2019 Business Plan: Economic Development Division

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, February 25, 2019
As seen in the March edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2019 Business Plan was created to introduce you to the Strategic Plan’s Critical Success Factors and supporting Program of Work. Our mission is “to be the voice of business, to ...

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