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Economic Forecast Given at Virtual Event

November 13, 2020 8:55 am Published by Comments Off on Economic Forecast Given at Virtual Event

Dr. Chris Kuehl gave St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce members an idea of what to expect economically in 2021 — and the news wasn’t as bad as expected. Dr. Kuehl spoke as a part of the 2020 Economic Development Summit,…


Shop St. Joseph Merchants 2020

November 4, 2020 8:23 am Published by Comments Off on Shop St. Joseph Merchants 2020

The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce has kicked off its 14th annual Shop St. Joseph Holiday Program. The shop local program is designed to encourage residents to do their holiday spending in St. Joseph. Shoppers can collect tickets from now …


It’s Time to Register for Shop St. Joseph

October 26, 2020 7:41 am Published by Comments Off on It’s Time to Register for Shop St. Joseph

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. The holiday will be here before you know it! Start planning ahead now to increase foot traffic through your doors during holiday shopping season. The Shop St. Joseph Holiday Program is an…


Chamber & Altec Partner to Support Shopping Local

October 21, 2020 8:59 am Published by Comments Off on Chamber & Altec Partner to Support Shopping Local

The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce a partnership with Altec Industries, Inc., to help support local businesses. The Chamber launched the Champions of Commerce shop local campaign in August to encourage residents to make purchases from…


New Senior Villas Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

October 9, 2020 11:39 am Published by Comments Off on New Senior Villas Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Saint Charles Place, a new independent living facility for seniors on Thursday. The facility offers 38 units for low-income residents older than 62. Saint Charles Place residents have a…


Champions Gift Certificate Merchants

October 5, 2020 8:48 am Published by Comments Off on Champions Gift Certificate Merchants

If you have a Champions of Commerce Gift Certificate, you can use them at the following businesses. If you’d like to be on this list e-mail or inquire about purchasing gift certificates for your employees contact redmond@saintjoseph.com. Eating & Drinking…


John Joe Insurance Hosts Ceremony

September 25, 2020 11:05 am Published by Comments Off on John Joe Insurance Hosts Ceremony

John Joe Insurance Agency, Inc., celebrated the opening of its new office space at 1802 Union St., on Thursday, Sept. 24. The business is a local, full service insurance agency that offers group health, individual health,  disability, dental, vision and…


Larson Heating & Air Opens at New Location

September 24, 2020 10:14 am Published by Comments Off on Larson Heating & Air Opens at New Location

Larson Heating & Air celebrated the opening of its new location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Larson offers trusted, reliable HVAC maintenance, repairs, and installations with upfront pricing and on-time service. It’s now located at 4902 Frederick…


$23 Billion in Investment Protected by Levee Project

September 23, 2020 2:41 pm Published by Comments Off on $23 Billion in Investment Protected by Levee Project

A process to fix Missouri River levees that started after the Flood of 1993 is nearing completion and was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony today. “Today is recognition we’ve completed the St. Joseph side of the levee improvements,”  said R.…


LifeLine Foods Celebrates Second Masa Mill

September 22, 2020 1:14 pm Published by Comments Off on LifeLine Foods Celebrates Second Masa Mill

LifeLine Foods has expanded its masa flour production with a second mill. The $5.5 million in existing building improvements and $6.5 million in new machinery/equipment. The expansion created 13 more jobs in St. Joseph that pay more than $65,000. Masa…