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Sunday, February 3rd, 2008

» Chamber of Commerce Blog | Are we really headed into recession (here)?

By PHYLLIS SNODGRASS Call me an optimist, but I really don’t think things are as bleak along the I-35 corridor as we are hearing each evening on the nightly news. While our economy is linked nationally and globally – there are also local dynamics going on that are not reflected in the worrisome reports we

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

» Chamber of Commerce Blog | Growing your business in '08

By PHYLLIS SNODGRASS Growing your business is not just a goal worth pursuing – it should be the focal point of your efforts. Much like growing a garden, growing your business requires care, patience, and hard work....

Monday, January 21st, 2008

» Chamber of Commerce Blog | It's time for voters to decide … business must shape elections

By PHYLLIS SNODGRASS Though it seems like the 2008 political season started a long time ago, this is the month when voters actually begin the decision making process across our country with the first of the primary...

Sunday, January 13th, 2008


By MICHELLE POPE It is difficult to read a magazine or newspaper, or hear the nightly news without hearing about the high costs of going to college. Rising tuition costs often makes news in every community. We...

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE'S BLOG: Happiness and fulfillment… New job priorities for Generation Y

By PHYLLIS SNODGRASS This week’s column was written by a senior in college who is looking at career options a little differently than many of us did back when we first entered the job market. Want to...

Sunday, November 25th, 2007

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BLOG: Deck the halls with holiday sales

By PHYLLIS HUNT The economy seems to be picking up and most forecasters expect this to be a jollier holiday for retailers. Even with rumors of economic downturns, experts are forecasting strong Christmas sales in the month...

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

PHYLLIS HUNT BLOG: Business climate equals quality of life

By PHYLLIS HUNT In today’s world, thanks to relentless media coverage and the pressure to perform at the top – we see the general public viewing business more and more as “the enemy”. Profit today seems to...

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