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Foodie Fun: Lee’s Summit Patios for Any Occasion

Foodie Fun: Lee’s Summit Patios for Any Occasion

Springtime is officially here and our local member restaurants want to invite you to enjoy the outdoors with patio seating. There are options all around Lee’s Summit, most with happy hour specials any day of the week and sunny spots to get fresh air. Stuey McBrew's:...

Mathnasium Provides Math Support for Struggling Students

Mathnasium Provides Math Support for Struggling Students

What is Mathnasium? Think of a gymnasium where you exercise your body. Mathnasium is where you exercise your math skills. Mathnasium is a math tutoring franchise that has been around since 2002. It started in Los Angeles where a well known math teacher decided he...

DIY Weekend Warrior Projects

DIY Weekend Warrior Projects

Springtime is the perfect time to prepare for the coming months of enjoying the outdoors – including your own outdoor space! Ambitious weekend warriors may be able to tackle projects on their own, but depending on the project you may or may not have the needed...

Chamber Update: Chamber Member Superlatives

Chamber Update: Chamber Member Superlatives

We are celebrating the 2021 graduation season and having a little fun with this special section to highlight individual members with Chamber Member Superlative Awards. Our Chamber is blessed with an array of talented people and lively personalities and we know it's...

Celebrating Frontline Heroes

Celebrating Frontline Heroes

The year 2020 has undoubtedly been a year to remember. With little warning the COVID pandemic hit our community like a wrecking ball requiring major changes in everyday life, forcing new practices for the way we do business, altering education models, disrupting...

On the Rocks: Overcoming Business Struggles During the Pandemic

On the Rocks: Overcoming Business Struggles During the Pandemic

By: Jane Monroe, Embrace the Grape Embrace the Grape is a beverage catering company which has been in business since 2009. We cater the bar for private and public events all over the Kansas City Metro area. Every year the company has grown. 2019 was a breathtaking...

Unwinding 2020

Unwinding 2020

By: Tammy Garrison, Unwind Fiber Arts, LLC On March 8, 2020, I sat at the table in the center of Unwind Fiber Arts with a cup of coffee and my laptop, reviewing sales reports with a sense of accomplishment and gratitude. The last two weeks had been the best for Unwind...

Restaurants Find Success Despite Pandemic Experience

Restaurants Find Success Despite Pandemic Experience

By: Jordan Straits When I asked Bethany Neal, Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Technology, what Stroud’s Express has experienced through the pandemic she responded emphatically: “It’s been wild!” This response is probably to be expected when you consider that...

Retirement Planning During a Pandemic

Retirement Planning During a Pandemic

By: Stephen Stricklin, CFP®, Wise Wealth, LLC Certainly, during a pandemic, it makes sense to take more precautions for the sake of safety. For many, this means working from home and not eating out as much. For others, it has forced them to put their lives on hold....

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