Local banks begin processing new PPP loans

    Local banks have started reaching out to their business customers to help them apply for more federal pandemic relief through the Payroll Protection Plan (PPP). Applications for the loans must be submitted by March 31.

COVID-19 vaccinations progressing at Americare communities

    The COVID-19 vaccination of residents has begun at Americare Senior Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Memory Care communities across Missouri, Kansas, Tennessee, Illinois, and Mississippi. In addition, the company and the communities are undertaking a proactive education campaign.

Women in Business Group to host ‘True Colors’ workshop

    The Women in Business Group will host a workshop this February to help women in business learn how to work more effectively and productively by better understanding personality types.

Cowtown USA  receives Dealer of the Year award

    Cowtown USA Inc, located in Cuba, Missouri recently received recognition from Can-Am On-Road/BRP for their Operational Excellence and Retail Performance. The Crawford County based power sport, trailer, and boat dealership has been awarded the Can-Am/ BRP  2020 District Spyder/Ryker Dealer of the for the Central Region-USA. Criteria for this award is based on sales, customer service, customer survey’s covering sales and service provided by the dealerships and certifications.

The Doe Run Company is supporting community charities for the holidays

    One in eight people struggles with hunger in Missouri, according to Feeding America. To help alleviate hunger and financial hardships this holiday season, The Doe Run Company (Doe Run) provided food items, essential supplies and donations to charitable organizations and families throughout Southeast Missouri.

BAE Systems honors American Precision Die Casting with Supplier of the Year award

    American Precision Die Casting recently announced it received the prestigious BAE Systems Partner2Win Supplier of the Year Award for the BAE Systems Forging Division, Anniston, Alabama based on exceptional performance and contributions to supply chain success in 2020 for BAE Systems’ Combat Mission Systems business. American Precision Die Casting was honored at a virtual online ceremony and was selected from a group of more than 1,500 suppliers that worked with BAE Systems in 2020.