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Travel Council Presents Workshop on Crisis Management

Missouri Travel Council is presenting a workshop on Managing a Crisis with guest speaker Melinda Arnold, public relations/marketing director at Dickerson Park Zoo. The workshop will be from 9:45 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City. Arnold is an expert on the subject and has a wealth of information to […]
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Chamber President Announces Retirement Plan

The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced Tuesday that Jim Anderson, chamber president for the past 26 years, has decided to retire this summer. “I am very proud of our talented staff and exceptional board leadership who have contributed to so many successes over the past 26 years,” Anderson said. “It’s time […]
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New Members Join CVB Board

Three people were recently appointed to the CVB Board of Directors. Tom Hilmes, general manager of CNH Reman; Cara Walker Whiteley, general manager of La Quinta Inn & Suites and a representative of the Springfield Hotel Lodging Association; and Gordon Elliott, owner of Elliott Lodging, Ltd., are new to the board this year. They replace […]
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Lyle Foster Joins CVB Board

Lyle Foster, owner of Big Momma’s Coffee and Espresso Bar, was recently appointed to the CVB board of directors. He replaces Scott Tarwater who moved out of state and is no longer eligible to serve on the board. The CVB is governed by a volunteer board of directors appointed by the city’s mayor. Welcome aboard, […]
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Board Member Resigns

Melissa Dallas, former head of the Hospitality and Restaurant Administration Department at Missouri State University has resigned her position on the CVB Board of Directors. Stephanie Hein, interim director of the HRA department, has been appointed by Mayor Bob Stephens to replace Dallas. The CVB staff appreciates Dallas’ service on the board. She has been […]
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