The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce presented 13 local high school seniors with scholarships at the annual Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, June 7th at Andre’s Banquets & Catering at Sunset Hills Golf Course. Since 1987, the Fenton Chamber has had the privilege of awarding 335 high school graduates with over $275,000 in scholarship funds to further their education.
Pictured (left to right): Michaela Murphy – Rockwood Summit; McKenna Mitchell – Rockwood Summit; Clayton Lieberman – Rockwood Summit; Rachel Cooper – Rockwood Summit; Jacob Burlison – Rockwood Summit; Haley Miller – Northwest High School; Lauren Bishop – Rockwood Summit; Deb Fruend – T.A.S.K., FACC Scholarship Committee; Ginny Goede – The Jewelry Connection, FACC Scholarship Committee; Rep. Shamed Dogan – Missouri House Representative (District 98); Kathleen Curran – Cor Jesu Academy; Sean King – Edward Jones; Jeannie Braun – FACC Executive Director
The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce presented 12 local high school seniors with scholarships at the annual Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, July 6th at Andre’s West Banquet Center in Fenton, Missouri. Since 1987, the Fenton Chamber has had the privilege of awarding 322 high school graduates with over $260,000 in scholarship funds to further their education.
Board Member Spotlight: July
Amy is very excited to join the Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce, where she believes her desire for helping others can help the staff and members to be at their best.
In addition to welcoming Amy to the staff, current Communications Coordinator, Kelly O’Daniel, has recently received a new title as Director of Communications. Kelly is involved in all aspects of communications, including the monthly Fenton Focus newsletter, e-mail blasts, website management, press writing and advertising.
After 10 years with the Fenton Chamber, former Assistant Director, Lisa Rackley, has accepted the Executive Director position at the Affton Chamber of Commerce upon the retirement of current Director, Joan Edelson.
June Fenton Focus Is Here!
UniGroup President Rich McClure will address area business owners and employees at the Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon. He will share insights about businesses’ role in supporting free enterprise and share unexpected lessons from his appearance on the CBS reality show Undercover Boss.
Rich McClure is President of UniGroup, the parent company of United Van Lines, Mayflower Transit, UniGroup Relocation and UniGroup Logistics. The $1.7 billion relocation and logistics leader is headquartered in Fenton, Mo. McClure also serves as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce South Central Regional Vice Chairman.The luncheon will take place on Wednesday, June 4th at Andre's West Banquet Facility - 211 South Old Highway 141, Fenton MO. Doors open at 11 a.m. for check-in and networking while the Program will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m., concluding around 1:00 p.m.
Cost to attend is $20 for members; $25 for non-members/guests. If you are interested in attending this luncheon, please contact the Chamber Office at 636-717-0200.
The Missouri Mathematics and Science Coalition (MMSC) and the Missouri Afterschool Network (MASN) have awarded $5,000 in local community K-12 STEM engagement grants. The Missouri Mathematics and Science Coalition is an organization of business leaders, educators, parents and other stakeholders who have come together to find ways to improve student performance and engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The organization is a program of the Missouri Chamber Education Foundation. The Missouri Afterschool Network is part of a national network, led by a statewide steering committee comprised of organizations and individuals concerned about the success of children and youth during non-school hours.
Donius rose through the ranks of corporate America to become Chairman and CEO of Pulaski Bank in St. Louis. After stepping down as CEO in 2008, he stayed on as Chairman, serving on the board of directors for an additional three years. During that time, he also served a two-year term on the U.S. Federal Reserve Board-TIAC Council in Washington, D.C., with Ben Bernanke as Chairman.
His first book, Thought Revolution: How to Unlock Your Inner Genius (March 2012, Changing Lives Press) debuted on all the major Best Seller lists including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Publisher’s Weekly and Nielsen lists.
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On Wednesday, April 10th, the Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce will host a “Crafting YOUR Elevator Speech” Workshop at the Chamber Office inside Maritz South– 1400 South Highway Drive, Suite 99, Fenton MO 63099 – from 8:00am to 11:00am. This one-of-a-kind workshop will be facilitated by Fred Miller, renowned speaker, coach and author of No Sweat Public Speaking: How to Develop, Practice, and Deliver a ‘Knock Your Socks Off’ Presentation… With No Sweat!
We have all had it happen… you are at a chamber meeting, networking event, or seminar, and the leader says, “Before we get started, let’s go around the room and introduce ourselves. Tell us who you are and what you do. Give us your Elevator Speech.” Many of us start sweating when we hear those words because our “Elevator Speech” always seems to be a “work in progress.”
This workshop will show you, floor-by-floor, how to develop a great “Elevator Speech” for all audiences and time considerations. Unlike others, this is truly a hands-on workshop at which you are GUARANTEED to leave with an “Elevator Speech” that you will be proud to deliver!
In the words of Mr. Fred Miller, “Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career and Leadership Opportunities.”
The cost for this event is $65.00. Registration is required. Please contact the Chamber Office at (636) 717-0200 or CLICK HERE to register and pay online.
Registration Now Available!
Registration for the 2012 FACC Golf Tournament is in Full Swing!
The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce supports, promotes & encourages shopping local and keeping business in Fenton. The organization also serves as a link between our members and the community, providing members with tools to succeed in business through networking, marketing, and educational opportunities.
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