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Chamber Partners on Diversity Programs

July 2, 2020 9:15 am Published by Comments Off on Chamber Partners on Diversity Programs

The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce will partner with the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry to present a four-part webinar series on diversity and inclusion. The Chamber is also a sponsor of an upcoming live event in St. Joseph…


Chamber Receives Top Rating

June 18, 2020 1:15 pm Published by Comments Off on Chamber Receives Top Rating

The United States Chamber of Commerce has awarded the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce with 5-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures and positive impact on the community. The 5-Star status is the highest level a Chamber can…


County & City Offer Funds for Business

June 2, 2020 10:54 am Published by Comments Off on County & City Offer Funds for Business

Both Buchanan County and the City of St. Joseph have made available business relief programs to assist and support local business in our community. The funds represent federal relief funds and have certain restrictions. The following is a summary of these…


Virtual Public Affairs Coffee

May 29, 2020 3:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Virtual Public Affairs Coffee

Did you miss the Public Affairs Coffee today? Hear from St. Joseph School District board candidates in this recording: https://youtu.be/eRDvIfpumuA Public Affairs Coffees are quarterly events that feature issues involving social, economic, governmental, legislative and corporate activities that are of concern to Chamber…


O’Neal Steel Announces St. Joseph Facility

May 20, 2020 2:42 pm Published by Comments Off on O’Neal Steel Announces St. Joseph Facility

O’Neal Steel announced today the expansion of its footprint with the opening of a new metal distribution center in St. Joseph, MO. The new facility, which will begin operations on June 1, 2020, is comprised of 64,000 square feet of…


City to Re-Open for Business

April 30, 2020 6:27 pm Published by Comments Off on City to Re-Open for Business

The City has issued an amendment that allows most businesses to reopen following federal, state and City guidelines beginning Monday, May 4. Businesses may now open provided they can practice required social distancing of at least six feet and abide…


Manicures to Masks

April 21, 2020 3:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Manicures to Masks

When the original Emergency Shelter in Place order required Kevin’s Nails at the North Shoppes to close, Owner/Operator Jenny Bui got creative and changed her business model to keep the nail technicians working. “Several of the technicians know how to…


Fighting Food Shortages During COVID-19

April 17, 2020 7:21 pm Published by Comments Off on Fighting Food Shortages During COVID-19

As nationwide headlines warn that COVID-19 is closing meat processing plants, one of St. Joseph’s largest employers is working hard to stay open. The coronavirus has reduced meat production by as much as 25 percent across the country. Will this…


New Couch & Click Page Launched

April 3, 2020 10:29 am Published by Comments Off on New Couch & Click Page Launched

The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce’s Couch and Click webpage is now redesigned to help more small businesses in a more effective way thanks to the desire of one small business wanting to help others. St. Joseph web design agency…


Application Info for COVID-19 Loans

April 2, 2020 12:17 pm Published by Comments Off on Application Info for COVID-19 Loans

There are multiple loan programs from the federal government to help small businesses and the information about them is changing rapidly. The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce is your resource for information. Be aware of application dates and have your…