This Chamber is organized to advance the economic, commercial, industrial, professional, cultural, and civic welfare of the Crestwood - Sunset Hills community since 1970. The No. 1 school district in the state of Missouri for academic achievement, Lindbergh Schools, is here in Crestwood - Sunset Hills. This distinction attracts a diverse and educated residential populace, the perfect place for your business to grow and succeed. What else attracts consumers to Crestwood - Sunset Hills? Historic Route 66. Laumeier Sculpture Park. Sappington House. Having been voted the No. 1 city in Missouri to raise kids. Gary Player-designed Tapawingo National Golf Club. The award-winning Crestwood Aquatic Center at Whitecliff Park.
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The Chambers of Commerce of Fenton, Kirkwood-Des Peres Area, Crestwood/Sunset Hills have constructed the inaugural Southwest Regional Economic Summit. We are pleased to initiate this powerful event! As the area further clarifies its Economic Development Strategy, we are looking to business, legislative, civic, and municipal leaders to help: • Create awareness of the economic potential that exists in the Southwest St. Louis County region. • Empower planning for economic growth. • Encourage Regionalism, building strength by working with our neighbors.
The Summit will be held at Sunset Country Club, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on October 26th, and will consist of a panel of economic experts followed by a question and answer session. Pat Kelly, Executive Director – Municipal League of Metro St. Louis, will act as moderator for discussions and answer questions posed by the audience. Panelists include: • Joseph Bannister, VP Real Estate & Community Investment – St. Louis Economic Development Partnership • Russ Hawes, Chief Administrative Officer – City of Kirkwood • Larry Marks, Principal – Development Strategies • Terry Barnes – KP Development • Anthony Bartlett – Founder and President St. Louis Transplants
An outcome includes a heightened awareness of the Economic potential that exists. The focus will also include resources available right now within this multi-city area as a destination for businesses today and tomorrow.
Individual tickets are $25. (When registering, please say which Chamber you are affiliated with) Please register by October 20, 2016. Please copy and paste the following address into your browser to register for this event: www.kirkwooddesperes.com.
Chamber Executives – Jeannie Braun – Fenton John Belanger – Crestwood/Sunset Hills Area Jim Wright – Kirkwood - Des Peres Area Sponsorship Opportunities: Regional Sponsor - Cost $1000 • Table of 10 Attendees • Prominent placement of your logo on all Summit Signage with Verbal Recognition from Podium • Recognition in all Summit Media and Printed Communication
Development Sponsor - Cost $500 Tickets for 5 guests Logo on all Summit Signage Recognition in all Summit Media and Printed Communication
Friends of Business Sponsor - Cost $250 • Tickets for 2 guests • Logo on Summit Signage • Recognition in all Printed Communication
October 27, 5:00 p.m. Business After Hours Rich & Charlie's 9942 Watson Road
New Member Spotlight
Jacquelyn Gonz, Attorney at Law, LLC. As of October 1, 2016, Jacquelyn S. Gonz, Attorney at Law, LLC has opened an office at 3636 S. Geyer Road, Suite 100, Sunset Hills. Jackie has been practicing law since June of 1992, with an emphasis in litigation of family law. She is a trained guardian ad litem for children as well as a trained mediator. She also handles personal injury cases ranging from auto collisions to worker's compensation cases. Believing her job as a litigator is to help people in times of crises; she is available for evening and weekend appointments. Smart, Aggressive and trustworthy are some of the ways her clients describe her representation. To better serve her clients, she has two offices; one in Sunset Hils, and the other in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. She covers cases from St. Louis County to Cape Girardeau County and all counties in between. Jackie is a December 1991 graduate of University of Tulsa, College of Law and 1989 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Kentucky, member of the ABA, NACA, Missouri Bar, Family Law Section, Kentucky Bar, Former President of the 24th Judicial Circuit Bar Association.
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In addition to regular events, our calendar is is full of great networking opportunities morning, noon, and night. Check out our calendar to find the events that fit in your schedule.
We are always looking for new members to enrich the Chamber experience for all of us. Every member brings something special to our Chamber, and our community is all the better for it. In addition to networking events and activities, we offer countless opportunities to spotlight your business.