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March 2014


Volume 3, Issue 3

Sikeston Regional Chamber “Where Southern Hospitality

Celebrating 100 Years of Service!

March Spirit Award: Heartland Office Supply


When starting or maintaining a business, it requires more than the product or service offered. Structure and organization are both crucial to the success of any business, demanding quality supplies and materials. Heartland Office Supply will cater to those needs, regardless the size of your business.

In This Issue

Heartland Office Supply provides personalized service to each customer, leaving you and your business with a pleasant experience.

2 Shop, Sell, & Support Local


Calendar of Events


SRC At-A-Glance


Business Buzz


2014 Newsletter Sponsors


A New Element


The Nominees Are…

4- 5

Board of Directors & Staff


What’s in it for You?


Welcome New


Located at 119 W. Malone, in downtown Sikeston, let Heartland Office Supply be the heart of your business’s success.

Local Highlights Reserve Your Place on the Red Carpet Tickets and table reservations will go on sale following the announcement of the award nominees Thursday, March 20. A special advertising opportunity will be available to those who purchase a table of six. For questions regarding this event, please contact the Chamber office.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration March 15, Sikeston’s DPS will host a St. Patrick’s Day 5K. Registration forms are available online at In efforts to spread luck and love, all 5K proceeds will benefit the children participating in the Special Olympics With a downtown celebration to follow, be entertained in Malone Park by live music, food, and festive activities.


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Shop, Sell, & Support Local: Missouri Delta Medical Center Ranked number one in Patient Satisfaction, according to Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, Missouri Delta Medical Center administers quality medical care and service to Sikeston and the surrounding areas. Employing more than 700 people, MDMC remains as one of our community’s major employers.

marketing through correspondence with local businesses and workforce development agencies. Responsible for coordinating therapy, wellness, and educational programs, pre-employment screenings, functional job analysis, and workman’s compensation injury assessments, Heuring functions as MDMC’s liaison within their four county service territory.

and Stoddard counties. Selected as the 2012 Sikeston Regional Chamber Volunteer of the Year, she continues to prove her allegiance and dedication to Sikeston and the surrounding communities. Missouri Delta Medical Center and the Sikeston Regional Chamber are happy to have Lisa Heuring as a member of their organizations.

In addition to Heuring’s commitment as MDMC’s Outreach Coordinator, she To inquire about MDMC, please Lisa Heuring, Outreach Coordinator, serves as a representative to various contact Lisa directly at 472-7423 or carries out MDMC’s groups and organizations throughout the Scott, New Madrid, Mississippi,

Sikeston Area Calendar of Events March All month– The Depot Civil War Era Exhibition 1– Saint Francis Xavier Dinner Auction 1– Three Rivers College Annual Spelling Bee 1– Tanner Street Church Date Night Challenge 3– Public Library Board Meeting 4- Jr. Trailblazers Walking Club

15– St. Patrick’s Day 5K & Downtown Celebration 17– DPS Meeting 18– Kiwanis Club Pancake Day 20– Vision for Tomorrow Meeting 22– Daughters of Sunset 30th Annual Celebration 22– Compost Site Open

8- Compost Site Open

23– Concordia Lutheran Annual Chicken & Dumpling's Spring Dinner 24– Vision for Tomorrow Public Forum

11– Trailblazers Adult Walking Club

25– Tourism Advisory Board Meeting

10- City Council Meeting

25– VNA Grief Support Group

10– Housing Authority Meeting

29– KRCC Telethon 5K Kick-Off

10– Park Board Meeting

29– KRCC 34th Annual Telethon

11- Dept. of Economic Development Meeting

29– B97.9 Women’s Show

11– BMU Meeting

31- City Council Work Session

7& 8– Cousin Carl Farm Show

11– Planning and Zoning Meeting Visit for more event details


SRC At-A-Glance Don’t Miss the Announcement of the 62nd Annual

Country Music Entertainers Date: March 20 – Member Luncheon Time: 12:00P.M.– 1:00P.M. Location: Sikeston Jaycee Sponsor Barn -1220 Ingram Rd. Catered by: Colton’s Steakhouse

Business Buzz Bond Initiative Ahead for Sikeston R-6 Schools The Sikeston Regional Chamber publically announces its support for the Sikeston R-6 School Bond initiative. As a critical move forward for the future of our community, the SRC Board of Directors unanimously voted in favor of the proposal and the direct positive result it will have for the business community. As more and more companies, industries, and site selectors look to our region for relocation and economic development, one of the very first questions asked revolves around the success of our school system. It is often the deciding factor in the expansion of a business project for the welfare and growth of the companies' workforce and employee satisfaction and morale. This initiative will not only assist with the recruitment of external prospects in the future, it will also have a definitive local impact on jobs and economic development. SRC-

Corporate Sponsors

Board of Directors Executive Directors President: Mike McReynolds Mike Rentals, Inc. Vice President: Justin Taylor Edward Jones Investments 2nd Vice: Mackenzie Scherer Shelter Insurance Secretary/Treasurer: Lisa Heuring Missouri Delta Medical Center At Large: Debbie Glenn Manpower & Larry Eby Clarity Telecom Past President: Scott Nichols Health Facilities Rehab

Additional Voting Directors Beth Johnson, Mitchell Insurance Cindy Farrenburg, Slusher Inc. Zach Fayette, Focus Bank Jacob Priday, Monsanto Matt Tanner, First State Community Bank Mike Tomaszewski, Tetra Pak Laura Collins, Willow & Co. Ben Alcorn, ESI.Comm

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2014 Newsletter Sponsors Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available! Get your business recognized & receive FREE special event promotion. Monthly Sponsorship: $30 Yearly Sponsorship: $300 Limited Availability

A New Element To achieve our goal in better serving our members and community, SRC has teamed up with Element 74 to create the Chamber’s new website. Now officially up and active, we encourage everyone to navigate through the site to experience the updated and user friendly format. In efforts to provide our community and visitors with accurate information, please notify the Chamber of any changes to the online directory regarding your business’s information. You may email your updates to

The Nominees Are... With a twist to the renowned Oscars, lavish yourself in the ambiance of the evening as you, “roll out the red carpet with SRC,” for a night honoring our business men and women. For each award, three SRC members will be selected as nominees. The announcement of these individuals will be Thursday, March 20, at the member luncheon. To bring SRC members an unforgettable experience, new aspects have been added to enhance the annual program. So, if you or someone you know is selected, do not delay in the purchase of your tickets or table of six, as availability will be limited.

Brooke Buchanan, Personal Expressions Terry Williams, Southern Bank Don Hart, Hart Electric & Men of Falkoff’s Todd Mueller, Do it Best Corp.

Ex-Officio Clyde Hawes, New Madrid Co. Commissioner Jon Douglass, City of Sikeston Ed Dust, Sikeston Economic Development Frank Tatum, Mayor of Miner Jamie Burger, Scott Co. Commissioner Pastor Rick Lovall, Ministerial Alliance Steve Borgsmiller, SEMO State Sikeston Shawn Towe, Sikeston Jaycees Michelle Reynolds, Three River College Tom Williams, Sikeston Public Schools SRC Staff Executive Director: Susan G. Lawrence Program Director: Kaitlin E. Ray Contact Us 215 N. New Madrid Sikeston, MO 63801 Ph: 573-471-2498 Fax: 573-471-2499 E:


What’s in it for You? Visibility & Promotion Marketing Outlets Member Exclusives Community Awareness

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Networking Opportunities Local & Regional Resources

Welcome New Members! American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Colton’s Steakhouse Peace Point Chapel

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