Meet the Board

In Chamber by Saralee Rhoads

If you’ve been to Chamber events, you’ve seen her, but how well do you know her? Jacqueline Reed is our current Chairman of the Board, and she offers interesting perspectives on the value of your membership. As an employee of the Mid-Continent Public Library, she joined the Chamber to raise the visibility of the library and its resources. She’s been … Read More

Explore Your Benefits!

In Chamber by Saralee Rhoads

You’re a member of the Chamber…but are you getting the most bang for your buck? If you are a long-time member, perhaps so; but if you are new to the Chamber, you may not be availing yourself of all the perks that complement your business. Many of those benefits are derived from networking with other Chamber members. As a writer, … Read More

Workplace Wisdom

In Chamber by Saralee Rhoads

As a member of the Chamber, you are a visionary, a leader, a business owner. You also are a person who interacts with employees or partners to be sure the work gets done. But what happens when you find yourself surrounded by procrastinators? Research suggests that up to 26% of the population admits to procrastination, and you have to wonder … Read More

Blue Springs Is Growing

In Chamber by Saralee Rhoads

Attending a Chamber luncheon is an eye opening experience. Meet some of the friendliest folks in town and learn valuable information. The October luncheon featured a talk by Tom Cole, Director of Community and Economic Development for the city of Blue Springs. Members got a bird’s eye view of the city’s expansion. You may think the Department of Economic Development … Read More