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The Chamber Is Now On Facebook!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, April 23, 2010
The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce has one more way for you to stay in the know so you don't miss out on any of the fun things happening at the Chamber! You can now join our Chamber Facebook page to keep up with events, news, and other ...

What All Parents Need To Know

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Our friends at Drug Free Rogers-Lowell are bringing in an amazing speaker to northwest Arkansas to talk to parents about drug prevention and health education when it comes to their children. Guest speaker, Isabel Burk, is the Director of The Health ...

Prizes for Buddy Bass Announced!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, April 19, 2010
You don't have to come in first to win some great prizes at Buddy Bass! Check it out: 2010 Bradford Marine & RLACC Buddy Bass Tournament presented by Nitro Performance Bass Boats PRIZES 1st -- Tracker 175 Boat with Mercury 75HP valued at ...

Benton County Judge Candidate Forum

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, April 12, 2010
Forum Featuring County Judge Candidates – Friday, April 16, 2010Candidate Forum featuring Benton County Judge candidates, Bob Stephenson, Jr, Judge Dave Bisbee, Bob Clinard and Tim Henderson April 16, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., lunch provided ...

Registration Now Open for Buddy Bass!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Tuesday, April 6, 2010
It's that time of year. Trees are blooming, the grass is growing and the bass are biting! The Chamber staff, along with our many sponsors, have been busy finalizing plans for this year's Bradford Marine & RLACC Beaver Lake Buddy Bass Tournament ...

Be A Race for the Cure Volunteer!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, March 22, 2010
The 2010 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is just over a month away and for the 2nd year in a row, it's being held at the Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers. The race is growing larger each year, which means more volunteers are needed to make the ...

Staff Changes at the Chamber

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Happy St. Patrick's Day! It's been a while since our last blog post, but we are back and ready to go! I'll be taking over the reins for the Chamber blog. I'm learning my way around the office (I still get lost upstairs), but hope to be on a ...

Happy Holidays from the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce!

Tags: 2010, holidays
Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, December 7, 2009
Thanks for connecting with us in 2009 via social media! It's a great time to scroll back through the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce blog to refresh your memory on some of the exciting things that have happened in the business community ...

American Free Enterprise - Dream Big

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, November 30, 2009
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently launched a campaign for American Free Enterprise (www.FreeEnterprise.com), and it is a significant undertaking. The initiative is based on the very fabric of American society - the concept that ideas breed ...

Unemployment, job fair attendance indicate positive signs

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Workforce recruitment, retention and outreach are some of the most important topics for staff at the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce. The chamber conducts two job fairs annually, typically in May and October, which attract between 50 - 120 ...

Exciting times for NWA Emerging Leaders

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, October 26, 2009
Just in case you haven't heard some of the buzz about Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders (previous post: http://impactpossible.com/voice/index.php/2009/07/02/ready-to-lead/), this is a great time to learn more and get involved, or encourage an ...

Attract customers and operate your business more sustainably!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Thursday, October 22, 2009
As previously mentioned in our post regarding the August launch of the Green Plus program (http://impactpossible.com/voice/index.php/2009/08/21/meaningful-green-certification-for/), there are tremendous opportunities available to businesses who ...

Working for Northwest Arkansas in Washington D.C.

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, October 19, 2009
While most of us were tending to day to day tasks in Northwest Arkansas this October, a dedicated group representing our community visited Washington D.C. to advocate a number of issues on our behalf. Mayors and chamber of commerce leaders ...

Why should you care about Drug Free Rogers-Lowell?

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, October 14, 2009
October is Meth Awareness & Prevention Month. While it is easy to disregard this as another sensationalist themed month that doesn't affect you directly, it's also an excellent opportunity to learn a little more about the effects of meth on our ...

Sam's Club CEO to Highlight 2009 Annual Banquet

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Save the date for the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. This annual gathering of 800 - 1,000 Northwest Arkansas business leaders celebrates accomplishments ...

Economic Development Behind the Scenes

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, September 18, 2009
Economic development is a vague concept for the general public, at best. Better defined as business development, or the dynamic process of recruiting new businesses and assisting to existing businesses, it begins to make sense. Try this on for ...

Leading by Example

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, September 14, 2009
Young northwest Arkansas business leaders literally got their hands dirty last week during the P&G Beauty LPGA Championship on September 7 – 13 in Rogers.Members of the Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders (www.NWALead.com) sustainability ...

Marketing Northwest Arkansas as an entrepreneurial hub

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Thursday, August 27, 2009
If you've spent more than a minute in Northwest Arkansas, you know it's the place to be. Unfortunately, it's often an uphill battle selling this idea to outsiders, but the proof is in the pudding: once people visit our community and spend a little ...

Meaningful Green Certification for Small/Medium Businesses

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, August 21, 2009
Granted, we're pretty excited about just about everything we do at the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce. We get to work behind the scenes every single day to positively impact businesses and people, and that's pretty cool! However, it's been ...

NWA Businesses Poised for Success

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Tuesday, August 18, 2009
One of the most exciting abilities of a chamber of commerce is the capacity to affect positive change for businesses and the community. It sounds a little corny, but it is what we do on behalf of our members, and the primary reason we exist. In the ...

Focusing on Your Business, Your Success

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, July 13, 2009
One of our favorite things to do at the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce is connect with our members. However, you all have businesses to run, and it's tough to make time to get away to visit with us and share your feedback on how we're ...

Have an opinion? Don't keep it to yourself!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Thursday, July 9, 2009
We mentioned leadership programs in an earlier post (http://impactpossible.com/voice/index.php/2009/07/02/ready-to-lead/), but it seems appropriate to revisit the topic given the comments from the two mayors who met with one of our NWA Emerging ...

Summer Dining Deals, and deals in general

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Tuesday, July 7, 2009
We've been having fun at the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce with a recent program designed to support local restaurants, which we mentioned on the blog back in April ...

Ready to lead?

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Thursday, July 2, 2009
There are so many ways to get engaged and make a difference as a leader in your community, and to positively impact the place where you live, work and play. Sometimes, though, it is easy to mark leadership development as a life goal, but never take ...

Dive into social media to better your business!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, June 24, 2009
It's been very gratifying to be able to serve our members by brokering information about social media as an absolutely free marketing tool to grow their businesses. This is a no-brainer for the Chamber, since we have always positioned ourselves as ...

No, seriously - get your booth NOW for this event!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, June 15, 2009
Ok, so we have repeatedly (http://impactpossible.com/voice/index.php/2009/05/26/ready-for-your-business-to-thrive/ and http://impactpossible.com/voice/index.php/2009/02/06/nwa-business-conference-expo/) and perhaps even maniacally mentioned the ...

Northwest Arkansas ranked #2 in U.S. for recession recovery!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, June 15, 2009
Here's what Forbes.com (http://is.gd/12xyh) said about Northwest Arkansas: Cities poised for a rebound--and cities with a long slog ahead. The three most important things in real estate: location, location, location. It's true for recovery from a ...

Why do we care about the magic number?

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Thursday, May 28, 2009
So, there's a reason we're excited about surpassing the 2,000 member milestone at the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce, but it has nothing to do with being the biggest chamber in Arkansas. That's definitely interesting, but it isn't what ...

Ready for your business to thrive rather than just survive?

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Tuesday, May 26, 2009
We are tremendously excited around the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce of late regarding the NWA Business Conference & Expo scheduled for August 6. Granted, we're pretty excited about everything we do for our member businesses, but this ...

Chamber reps visit D.C. to promote local issues, thank legislators

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Saturday, April 25, 2009
16 Chamber members and staff have just returned from a visit to Washington D.C. to promote the Chamber's 2009 Legislative Agenda during visits with U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln, U.S. Senator Mark Pryor and U.S. Representative John Boozman. The ...

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