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It's All Downtown -- At The BPN Social Hour!

It’s All Downtown — At The BPN Social Hour!

It's the best time of the month once again -- the BPN Social Hour is tonight! Meet us downtown at Harbell's Grill and Sports Bar; this will be our third ...
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Social Tonight At Parlor 88 East

It's that time of the month! The BPN Social Hour is here, for all you east-siders in particular, as tonight we'll be gathering in the lounge at Parlor 88 East ...
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Look Out, Bair’s Grill, Here We Come!

Yes, it's Social Hour time once again, and this month we're headed for a new location: Bair's All-American Sports Grill on South Campbell.  Although I notice that they have Mexican ...
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New Year, New Digs!

Yes, it is 2013 -- take that, you Mayans! -- and to start the New Year off right, we have moved to our new "permanent" location at the University Plaza ...
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2nd Annual ChrisGiving Tonight!

2nd Annual ChrisGiving Tonight!

Only hours until the 2nd Annual ChrisGiving event!  I hope that you, unlike me, are prepared for the jollity of the Business Power Network holiday event of the year! Our ...
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Sign-A-Rama

Member Profile: John Swanson, Sign-A-Rama

After 16 years in the sign business, and nearly a lifetime in retail prior to that, John Swanson knows what he's talking about. So pay attention! The owner of southwest ...
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November Social Hour at Houlihan's South Tonight!

November Social Hour at Houlihan’s South Tonight!

With one week to go before Thanksgiving, let's all join Gary tonight in giving thanks for the monthly BPN Social Hour! Houlihan's South, 4:30pm (immediately following the Business Support Power ...
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F&S Master Air

Member Profile: Jason Frerking, F&S Master Air

Jason Frerking has worked for F&S Master Air for 13 years, or half the time the company has been around, as it was started by his father in 1986.  Jason ...
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Express Employement Pros - Hire 1, Help 2

Hire 1, Help 2 with Express Employment Professionals

Now that Halloween is behind us, it's time for that next holiday season... no, NOT Christmas. Thanksgiving!  And in the spirit of Thanksgiving, Express Employment Professionals is featuring a "Hire ...
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Balancing Kneads

Member Profile: Jamie Auten, Balancing Kneads

Massage is all about touch -- after all, the skin is the body's largest organ. The benefits of touch when applied through massage can not only affect every area of ...
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Social Hour Is Once Again Upon Us!

Social Hour Is Once Again Upon Us!

Yes, it is once again that time of the month for networking at the ol' watering hole, in this case Big Whiskey's on Battlefield. From the show of hands on ...
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Linda's Flowers

Member Profile: Josh Jones, Linda’s Flowers

Josh Jones is third-generation family at Linda's Flowers -- the business was founded in 1977 by his grandmother, named Linda, not-so-oddly enough -- and is both happy and proud to ...
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The Sugar Baker

Member Profile: Karen Monnier, The Sugar Baker

Karen Monnier and her husband, Mike, opened The Sugar Baker for business in October, 2011, with a very specific purpose in mind: to provide a source of income to fund ...
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MWF Broadcasting presents Oktoberfest

Upcoming Events This Fall – Updated!

Well, fall has finally arrived.  Yay!!  Personally, I love this weather, though I'd prefer dry and cool over wet and cool.  In any case, it's cool!  And speaking of, here ...
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Zack Casady, Casady Lawn Care

New Year, New Member!

First meeting for the new fiscal year, and new President Debra Dickinson already has the honor of inducting a new member into Business Power Network! Zack Casady of Casady Lawn ...
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Listening to Virginia Muzquiz give the Keynote Address.

Another Year, Another Great Conference!

The BNI 2012 Annual Conference was held Friday, and as usual, it was well worth the time. I believe we had 15 members in attendance, and I certainly hope they ...
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Social Butterfly Effect Wrap-Up

Social Butterfly Effect Wrap-Up

Here's something to get you through a Tuesday without BNI!  The final days of the Social Butterfly Effect are upon us.  As we wrap up this social media challenge, think ...
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September Social Hour at Harbell's!

September Social Hour at Harbell’s!

It's Gary's favorite time of the month once again -- the BPN Social Hour is tonight! Meet us in downtown Springfield at Harbell's Grill and Sports Bar.  The food was ...
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Special Guest Day at BPN in One Week!

Special Guest Day at BPN in One Week!

DO NOT FORGET -- Next Tuesday, September 18th, will be "Special Guest Day" at Business Power Network.  This is your chance to bring that extra-special someone who has meant the ...
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Painting Hope with Gavyn Sky

From The Nice Department, IV

Lots of events coming up on the "BPN + Charity" front, starting this weekend, so make time to attend at least one and get involved!  Share this post with your ...
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Adam Cortese, Southern Floors

Yet. Another. New. Member!


Here we see Business Power Network President Chris Jarratt inducting our newest member at yesterday's meeting: Adam Cortese of Southern Floors. Will this be Chris' last time to "pronounce ...
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