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KC Chamber And Civic Council Release Joint Recommendations For KCMO Policing

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After months of joint study and research, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City are releasing their first three recommendations on police governance and public safety. The goal of the two organizations has been to study how the Kansas City Police Department’s (KCPD) governance, policies, and procedures can build community trust while advancing safety, equity, and justice. Read Article
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KC CHAMBER JOINS LEGAL APPEAL TO EXPAND MEDICAID IN MISSOURI

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The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce has officially joined the legal appeal to expand Medicaid in Missouri. The Chamber is part of a statewide coalition that filed an amicus curiae brief before the Missouri Supreme Court, Wednesday, June 30. Also part of the coalition: the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City, Greater St. Read Article
Charlie Hustle is the 2021 Small Business of the Year

CHARLIE HUSTLE WINS 2021 SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

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Small Business Celebration · Business Awards · KC Chamber

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2021 Small Business of the Year is Charlie Hustle! Founder and CEO Chase McAnulty accepted the Mr. K Award at the Chamber’s Small Business Celebration Awards Luncheon, Thursday June 24 at the Downtown Marriott. Read Article
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Confidence Returning for Air Travelers

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COVID · KC Chamber

A survey of area businesses shows that people are beginning to fly again. Carl Wolf, Chair of the KC Chamber’s Aviation Committee and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Garmin’s Aviation Group, said, “We have a solid sample size (739 respondents) which indicates to me that many people are considering travel again, and up from our similar survey of last year. Both personal and business travel is increasing, with personal travel (57 percent) leading business travel (43 percent).” Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - January 4, 2021

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KC Chamber · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO The message may be a few days old, but it’s heartfelt nonetheless: Happy New Year to you and yours. It’s great to say goodbye to 2020 – such a difficult year for all of us – but we know that we’ll still be facing the same pandemic-inspired challenges for awhile. Vaccines provide us hope, but we’ve got several months ahead of us before life can return to normal. Or whatever the “new normal” will be. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - December 14, 2020

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KC Chamber · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO We need your help. We’re sending out a COVID-19 Business Response Survey today to better understand what you and our other members are currently experiencing as the pandemic drags on. The survey is a joint effort of the Chamber, Kansas City Area Development Council, the Black Chamber of Greater Kansas City, Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and KCSourceLink. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - December 7, 2020

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Member News · KC Chamber · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO The community spread of COVID-19 is raging across our region and the nation, with someone dying from the disease every minute. While new vaccines provide hope, we’re still in a dangerous slog with months to come before vaccinations can be widely implemented. Read Article