Meramec Vineyards and Belmont Vineyards join to make hand sanitizer

    Meramec Vineyards Winery in St. James and Belmont Vineyards and Winery in Leasburg teamed up to turn unused product into hand sanitizer, which was donated to area first responders last week. For the first run, 900 bottles of sanitizer was made and provided to area police departments and ambulance districts.

Missouri SBDC announces five-day small business challenge

The Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is launching a social media campaign to support small businesses across the state.
The Support Small Businesses 5 Day Challenge is a way that everyone can support small businesses from the safety of their home, said Sherry Noller, Missouri SBDC associate state director.

Missouri banks provide $6.4 billion to small businesses  through Paycheck Protection Program

• Missouri banks asks Congress to allocate more funding to assist small businesses

Nearly 34,100 small businesses in Missouri are receiving more than $6.4 billion to help support their employees and business operations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.