Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Weekly eNewsletter • April 6, 2012
This month's Vision Weekly is Sponsored by Quickspark Media. Quickspark Media is a full service internet media marketer. We help businesses and organizations use the internet to more effectively build larger and better sustained client bases. And no, we are not one of those firms merely concerned with getting you on the first page of Google. Our strategy is to use the latest, most proven ways of producing internet prospects; building online reputations and sustaining market presence. Our objective is to help online users target businesses; initiate relationships and obtain more useful information. Read More...
Golf Classic at Persimmon Woods Golf Club - April 30
Corporate Eagle Sponsor
We are getting in the swing for the 22nd Annual Golf Classic! If you haven't registered yourself or your team, do so today!
Helicopter Golf Ball Drop Raffle Tickets are now available!!! For only $20 per ticket, you can win 4 days/3 nights at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs, FL. In addition, $500 cash-complements of the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce and a $200 Hotel Gift Card awarded by People's Savings Bank - Don Meyer. You do NOT need to be present to win. We need your help selling tickets! As an incentive, if you sell 15 tickets, get one FREE for yourself! Call the Chamber for more information. 636.532.3399.
Golf Tip #3: Alignment-Aiming
Additional Sponsors Golf Carts: Michelob Ultra Drinks on the Links: Delmar Gardens Family Driving Range: Charlie Gittos Golf Balls: St. Luke's Hospital Golf Towels: St. Louis Family Church Longest Drive: Hochschild Bloom & Company Hole in One for $10,000: CBIZ and Montgomery Bank Hole in One for a Kia Optima: Jim Butler Kia Pictures: Susie O'Johnson Team Welcome Bags: Susie O'Johnson Team Golf towel: St. Louis Family Church Cigar Sponsor: AMG Corporate Offices and Hill Cigar Store Beverage Cart: Charter Business Beverage Cart: Michelob Ultra Bag Drop: Candy Citrin-Coldwell Banker Gundaker Closest to the Pin: Westnews Magazine Ball Drop Ticket Sponsor: Kwik Kopy Fitness: First Health Chiropractic Print/Media: Brinkman Constructors Putting Contest: * New This Year*: AccuPay Green Tee: Lindell Bank, Logan College of Chiropractic, Stephen R. Young, P.C., Web2Creative, Commercial Bank, UMB Bank, Pulaski Bank, Peoples Savings Bank, Bommarito Group, Schrader Funeral Home and Crematory, Michelob Ultra, Insurance Store
Sponsorships are still available and a great way for you to promote your business! Also, we are still needing auction items. Gift cards, basket items and sports memorabilia are examples of items needed. Please drop off your items to the Chamber office no later than April 23, or call us and we will pick up your donations.
Message From The Chairman
Spring has sprung a little early this year! Most of us have enjoyed the early blooming flowers and trees- and have had to cut our grass a couple of times already. Lots of great spring happenings at your Chamber as well.
Our much anticipated annual golf tournament is fast approaching-. April 30 at Persimmon Woods. There are a few spots left for foursomes or individuals, and a few sponsorships left as well. Please call Robey and find out how you can be involved in this terrific event. Read More...
Upcoming Events New Member Orientation- April 11:
Are you a new member of the Chesterfield Chamber? Take advantage of the Chamber's new member orientation. In a short period of time, you are introduced to all the benefits the Chamber can offer you. Learn more about Chamber events, committees to join and special events to become involved with. Our next session is located at the Chamber office at noon on April 11. Lunch is provided. Call the Chamber office to R.S.V.P. 636.532.3399.
Staff Appreciation Luncheon - April 18:
Join the Chamber for the April General Membership Meeting as we celebrate Staff Appreciation. Bring your co-workers and enjoy a relaxing lunch and entertainment as we show thanks for jobs well done. Steve Barcellona, of Magic on the Menu, will provide us with an afternoon of magic. He specializes in "making events exciting and unforgettable." So come and join us for some high-energy, comedy magic, enjoy a few laughs and the chance to win some great prizes and giveaways!
Our sponsor, Sam's Club offers quality, name-brand merchandise at exceptional prices: It sounds simple enough, but at Sam's Club, it's a concept we take to a higher level. Our nearly 600 locations are not only terrific places to save money, but also destinations for solutions that can help ease a busy schedule. Whether stocking a pantry or a business, selecting new electronics or getting ready for a party, our Members count on Sam’s Club as their source for the products and services they need to keep things running smoothly. Our Partner Membership Program allows companies, organizations or associations to offer their employees or members the opportunity to join Sam's Club In addition, they will start off their year of Membership with up to a free $25 Sam's Club Gift Card! For more information on how your company can take part in our Partner Membership Program, Contact Jill Miller at 636.536.4648 or email@example.com
Walk and Talk With The Chamber- Fridays at Noon:
Meet 12:00pm on Levee on Edison Road Car Park entrance every Friday. The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce has partnered up with Blue Ocean Fitness to create a lunchtime levee walk to help increase the overall health and wellness of employees and employers in the Chamber and network at the same time! Walk for just 30 minutes or the whole hour.
News From The Chamber:
April brings us into Spring and more Chamber networking opportunities and events. We now have eCommerce, so when you register for events, you may pay online. Visa, MasterCard and Discover are accepted. Next time you register, be sure and try it out; it's so easy and convenient!
Do you know someone who could benefit from joining the Chamber? We need your referrals! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org We are always looking for new and existing business to join our growing Chamber.
We have your Member News! For the latest blogs, promotions and information about upcoming events from our members, you can find this on the website under News and Articles Read More...
Is your Business Hiring? Send us your Job Postings. For the latest Member Job postings Read More...
It’s Not Just About the Plan, It’s About the Execution By: Jack Hoffmann
Everyone knows that to build the house of your dreams you have to have a blueprint. You have to have a plan of the structure you want and all the other details. What if after taking great pains to design your dream home the general contractor released the concrete people, the carpenters, bricklayers and finishers to do their work on their own without seeing the blueprint or without any details on the specifics? What if nobody defined the structure for them, or their roles in the building plan? How do you think that house would turn out and would it be to your satisfaction?
While that example may seem ridiculous, it is no different than when you don’t have a business plan and an expressed visualization for the people in your organization who have to execute their job functions on a daily basis. Read More...
Welcome to the Chamber!
17815 Wild Horse Creek Road Chesterfield, MO 63005
Barat Academy is an independent private, Catholic high school, offering single-gender classes on a co-educational campus, with a curriculum that is challenging, relevant, and dedicated to helping students develop 21st century skills. With a 1:1 computing program and an active service learning program that is integrated across the curriculum, Barat students are given the opportunity to connect with resources around the world as they work toward the vision of “creating a learning community of citizens who are transformed in Christ and who will change the world.” Barat will host a special Open House on Wednesday, April 18th from 4:30 to 6:30pm.
First Sate Bank
Welcome to the Chamber!
First State Bank
16640 Chesterfield Grove Road, Suite 190
Chesterfield, MO 63005
First State Bank Mortgage, a division of First State Bank of St. Charles, is a local lender offering low-rate refinancing options and an array of flexible homebuyer programs. Lending professionals Sandy Beck, Jim Broderick, Millie Cain, Mark Cope, Mary London, Mark Markus, Tom Mitchell, Tina McWard, and Trina Wright have worked with hundreds of clients to provide superior financing for new home purchases and refinances in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Together they bring almost 160 years of mortgage lending experience.
Wine Tasting at the Saint Louis Wine Market & Tasting Room
Last week, the CYPs gathered for networking and Wine Tasting at the Saint Louis Wine Market & Tasting Room. Click on the pictures to see more from this event.
The Chesterfield Young Professionals (CYP) were introduced in 2009 and formed by the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce in order to empower and engage young professionals ages 21-40 in the region. The mission is to provide a dynamic environment for networking, social and professional development...Read More
The next CYP event is to come out, network and see the River City Rascals play ball! Date, Pricing and registration information coming soon.... Sponsored by Clark Financial Services Group, Inc.
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