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You, me and business: Put your customers first

You, me and business: Put your customers first

By DANA SCHROEDER CEO, SCC Chamber To me, nothing symbolizes frustration quite as much as watching someone try to free their new purchase from its plastic packaging. Nothing short of…

Letters to the Editor July 20, 2017

Thank you, Observer News I would like to pass on a thank you to your newspaper for an article posted in the Observer News on June 22 by Holly Wagner,…

Chamber View: How do you dedicate your time?

Chamber View: How do you dedicate your time?

By TANYA DORAN Executive Director, Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce As executive director for the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce since 2009, I’ve had the pleasure to meet and work…

You, me and business: What’s in a name?

You, me and business: What’s in a name?

By DANA SCHROEDER CEO, SCC Chamber Some columns just write themselves.  They’re timely and easy and they just flow.  This is not one of those columns. Sometimes life does not…

Observations: Words from the past

Observations: Words from the past

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN It was a bitterly cold day at the end of December when my wife and I waited in a long line to see a hole in the…

Chamber View: With much love and many heartfelt prayers…

Chamber View: With much love and many heartfelt prayers…

By TANYA DORAN Executive Director, Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce My heart aches, along with many others in our community, for the TECO family who lost two team members in…

You, me and business: Do you take advantage of what your chamber offers?

You, me and business: Do you take advantage of what your chamber offers?

By DANA DITTMAR CEO, SCC Chamber Is this a typical work day for you? You get in a little early and grab a cup of coffee. You look over your…

You, me and business: Independence Day and memories of Washington D.C.

You, me and business: Independence Day and memories of Washington D.C.

By DANA DITTMAR CEO, SCC Chamber As we prepare for the July 4th festivities, I’m thinking back to my Honor Flight earlier this month, when I visited our nation’s capital…

Chamber View: Words matter in business, in life

Chamber View: Words matter in business, in life

By TANYA DORAN Executive Director, Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say nothing at all.” This phrase was recited by little Thumper in the…

Letter to the Editor: In praise of local businesses

I may be wrong, but it seems that our local businesses don’t always get the recognition or credit that they deserve. Without their help, our in-home flood disaster would have…

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