The Park Hills - Leadington Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is excited to announce the award of three scholarships to 2021 Central High School Graduates! Each recipient will receive a $500 scholarship to use at one of our three local colleges or universities. Ava Eden Ava is the daughter of Jason and Alicia Eden. She will be using her scholarship for the 2021 fall semester at Mineral Area College to continue pursuing her Associate of Arts in Teaching degree. She has been working toward this goal
To better serve our customers efficiently and effectively, as of June 1st, 2021, our new LOBBY (only) hours will be changed to 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Friday as a result of the limited available workforce and our ever-growing customer base. We will continue to be available by phone, email, or appointment from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Friday. If you need to drop off or pick up during our closed lobby
(FARMINGTON, MO – May 12, 2021) – Parkland Health Center is pleased to announce that Bryan Hinkle was selected as the Our BJC Values Employee for the month of March 2021. Bryan is a radiologic technologist and has worked at Parkland Health Center for 20 years. Bryan’s nomination reads in part, “Bryan is a wonderful asset to our Radiology staff. He is a great help to department leadership by helping to take care of departmental tasks/issues and being a ‘go to’ person for fellow co-workers. He goes
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more.About the Emergency Broadband Benefit The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands.
JEFFERSON CITY In order to address workforce shortages across the state, Governor Mike Parson today directed the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DOLIR) to notify the U.S. Department of Labor that Missouri will end participation in all federal pandemic-related unemployment insurance programs effective Saturday, June 12 at 11:59 p.m. “From conversations with business owners across the state, we know that they are struggling not because of COVID-19 but because of labor shortages
Park Hills, Missouri, May 1, 2021 – KFMO and B104 Radio stations launch new online e-commerce store, Parkland Big Deals. On March 8th, 2021 AM 1240 KFMO, the Parkland’s Freedom Leader and KDBB-B104.3 FM Classic Hits Radio stations in Park Hills, Missouri launch a new online e-commerce store filled with gift certificates from local businesses. Shoppers can go online to purchase gift certificates from local businesses at a discounted price. The store currently hosts over 40 local businesses with categories
Starting Monday, May 10th the Park Hills Public Library hours will be changing!The new hours will be :Monday - Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.Wednesday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.The library will no longer be open on Saturdays. Library Director, Lisa Sisk, says "We are slowly sliding back into a new normal and we so appreciate our patrons and the community for your understanding this past year."
The Small Business Administration announced the online application portal for the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) will go live on Monday, May 3, 2021. This program will provide restaurants and other food and beverage businesses with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue losses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recipients are not required to repay the RRF funding as long as those funds are used for eligible expenses no later than March 11, 2023. The application portal will
Missouri Veterans Commission and Missouri Department of Economic Development launch New Benefits and Resource Portal for Veterans and Military Members JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Veterans Commission (MVC) announces the launch of the Missouri Benefits and Resource Portal. In collaboration with the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) Office of the Missouri Military Advocate, MVC created the portal to serve as an informational tool and service guide to help veterans find potential benefits
In an effort to avoid concerns during meter reads this spring and summer, the Utility Department is asking for a courtesy call before filling your swimming pool. That call will help avoid unnecessary concerns and/or troubleshooting measures associated with an elevated water usage reading. Contact the Utility Department by calling 573-431-2280 or send us an email at https://parkhillsmo.net/contact-us/ Thank you in advance for your cooperation!
Registered participants will walk three times per week for six weeks at their own pace in Desloge City Park. This free program runs from May 17 through June 25. Walks are scheduled from 9 am to 10 am on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Besides learning how to safely and comfortably make physical activity part of their everyday lives, participants create a doable, personal walking plan. Additionally, individuals with arthritis may benefit from a reduction in pain and discomfort. Overall health should
Raising a Village is now offering a variety of group classes to assist with things such as parenting, domestic violence, anger management, and more. Their first class, "No-Drama Discipline", begins May 19th with classes to be held every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This class is based on Dr. Daniel J. Siegel's method and will cover topics such as: Resolving ConflictDisciplineParenting StyleStress This is a 7-week program and participants will receive a certificate upon completion. Classes to be
New Office Will Be Located Within Parkland Health Center (Farmington, MO. – April 21, 2021) Urology of St. Louis (USL), the largest private urologic practice in St. Louis and the Metro East, recently opened a satellite location within Parkland Health Center at 1103 West Liberty St., Suite 3045 in Farmington, Missouri. The office, which opens in May, will be open two Thursdays a month and is accepting new patients. William Critchlow, MD, will be the primary urologic physician at the new location and
Park Hills, MO – Mineral Area College Little Theatre Guild will perform Godspell Thursday, April 29-Saturday, May 1. Showtime is 7:00 p.m. each evening in the MAC Fine Arts Theater on the college’s Park Hills campus. Tickets for the performances are $5 and are available at Eventbrite.com. Audiences should purchase their tickets in advance and can find a direct purchase link at www.mineralarea.edu/community/theatre. A limited number of seats will be sold to allow for social distancing, and masks are
Source: Karen Funkenbusch, 573-884-1268 COLUMBIA, MO. – An hour of your time could save a life. The University of Missouri Extension will offer free one-hour suicide prevention training sessions online in April and May. QPR Gatekeeper Training helps participants “question, persuade and refer” someone who may be suicidal, says MU Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch. QPR was created in 1995 by clinical psychologist Paul Quinnett as an emergency mental health intervention for suicidal
Congratulations to Mr. Joshua Kennon! Joshua was named our 2021 "1st Quarter Acclaimed Ambassador" at Tuesday's Investor Meeting! Joshua earned the title by assisting the Chamber as a very devoted Ambassador throughout the 1st Quarter of 2021!He earned points by attending things such as First Friday Coffee events, Investor Meetings, and Ribbon Cuttings. Additional points were earned by volunteering at events such as "Meet the Park Hills Mayoral Candidates" and Investor Meetings, and by sending welcome
There’s Strength in NumbersA medical plan that lets small businesses join together for more plan options and lower rates Say hello to the Chamber Benefit Plan. A multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) designed for businesses like yours. When it comes to providing employees with cost-saving health care coverage, small businesses are at a big disadvantage compared to their larger counterparts. Because of their smaller size, their claims risk pool is spread out across a much smaller employee