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New President and CEO Announced

March 4, 2013 9:19 am

The St. Joseph Metro Chamber Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Mr. R. Patt Lilly has accepted the position of President and CEO, effective March 11,2013. Mr. Lilly previously served as the Chamber President and CEO from 1996...

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St. Joseph Rises In ‘Best Cities’ List

February 12, 2013 4:04 pm

The Milken Institute recently reported that St. Joseph, Mo., ranks 29th among the country’s best performing small cities in 2012. St. Joseph ranked 51st on the list in 2011. The 2012 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index ranks U.S. metropolitan areas...

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Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Celebrates Growth

August 29, 2012 3:41 pm

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., celebrated the groundbreaking on its Consolidated Packaging and Physical Distribution Warehouse and the ribbon-cutting ceremony of its new Vetmedica Administrative Building on Aug. 28. See the Kansas City Business Journal article here.



Missouri Western Becomes An Innovation Campus

August 24, 2012 2:29 pm

Missouri Western State University will benefit from a $1 million grant that assists students seeking degrees in high-demand fields. Partners in the innovation campus include Western, the St. Joseph Metro Chamber (through which the grant will be administered), Metropolitan Community...

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St. Joseph Named to ‘Best Cities for Small Business’ List

July 31, 2012 11:55 am

In Forbes’ 14th annual “Best Small Places for Business” report, St. Joseph ranked 89th overall. The rankings are based on 12 metrics related to job growth, business/living costs, income growth, educational attainment and projected economic growth. St. Joseph made the...

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St. Joseph Strives to Become a ‘City of Excellence’

February 23, 2012 3:55 pm

Community leaders are following the same criteria set out for organizations that compete for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. For St. Joseph to become a Community of Excellence, organizations must agree to work toward becoming “Organizations of Excellence.” [download...

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Buchanan County Could Be the Next Silicon Valley

January 3, 2012 8:49 am

Buchanan County Could Be the Next Silicon Valley Where will the Internet’s next greatest business be born? While most people immediately associate the phrase “start-up” with Silicon Valley, or New York, the fact is that there are millions of budding...

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Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Expands Twice In St. Joseph

July 1, 2011 10:20 am

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., a leader in the animal health field, recently expanded twice in St. Joseph, with the addition of a new administrative building and a new Biological Vaccine Production Facility. The new vaccine production facility is a $100...

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