Category Archives: 2015 Awards

Champions for business in the state capitol

As the Missouri Chamber advocates for business growth in Jefferson City, our team relies on the support of several key legislative leaders. Click below to learn more about how these state lawmakers are helping the business community. Man in the Arena — Sen. Mike Kehoe Spirit of Enterprise Sen. Ron Richard Rep. Kevin Austin Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick Rep. Caleb Rowden

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Community leadership is the foundation of statewide success

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has recognized two organizations and one individual with special honors for their leadership in their communities. Click below to learn more about how these companies are making a difference in their regions. Burns & McDonnell — Education Innovator of the Year St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce — Chamber of Commerce of the Year

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Celebrating Missouri’s Fastest Growing Companies

Each year, the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry selects the state’s fastest growing companies to receive the Fast Track Award. Click below to learn more about each Fast Track Award winner and their unique recipes for growth. Bluebird Network Do Outdoors—Lew’s Fishing Equifax Workforce Solutions IMKO Martin Mechanical Moneta Group Phoenix Home Care Saint Luke’s East Hospital    

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Burns & McDonnell engages local youth to court tomorrow’s scientists and engineers

One of Science City’s newest exhibits is designed to make it fun to learn about genetics. Visitors to the Unlock the Code exhibit can dance to assemble proteins. They can digitally clone themselves. There’s even an electronic simulation where people can try on a new set of genes. While there’s no sure-fire way to make learning about science fun and

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The newly-elected majority leader continues to advocate for Missouri businesses

In the Missouri General Assembly, Sen. Mike Kehoe stands out for his support of the state’s business community. Kehoe’s career as a business leader helps him understand the issues companies in our state are facing. For 20 years, Kehoe owned and operated Ford and Lincoln-Mercury franchises in Missouri. He served on the Ford Motor Company’s National Dealer Council and placed

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Legislative Freshmen of the Year

Representative Dan Shaul Few first-year lawmakers can claim the level of success achieved by Representative Dan Shaul in 2015. Shaul, of Imperial, showed uncommon leadership when his House Bill 722 was amended to contain important language to stop municipality-driven workplace regulations. He quickly became a key figure in a fierce debate in the General Assembly. After his bill was vetoed

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The Spirit of Enterprise

The Spirit of Enterprise Award was established in 1990 to recognize legislators who have consistently shown efforts to protect the free enterprise system in Missouri. Our 2015 Spirit of Enterprise Award winners join a prestigious list of Missouri lawmakers whose legislative efforts have helped make Missouri a better place to work and live. Senator Ron Richard Senator Ron Richard has

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