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A Family Affair: Valley Mills Vineyards

Jun 21, 2019

Small Business Q&A with Joey Bagnasco, Valley Mills Vineyards, published in the 2019 first quarter edition of Greater Waco Business magazine.   Name: Joey Bagnasco GM of Valley Mills Vineyards   Why did you decide to expand your business in Greater Waco? We wanted our guests to experience the romance of the grape growing process…

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Building Our Local Economy One Business at a Time

Jun 7, 2019

Article written by Samantha Baker, McLennan Small Business Development Center, published in the 2019 first quarter edition of Greater Waco Business magazine.   GULP! The idea of starting a business and working for yourself can make anyone feel intimidated, even fearful. But because of the many advantages of working for yourself, small businesses and entrepreneur-owned…

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Baylor Expands Research Visibility and Impact

May 31, 2019

Article written by Linda Livingstone, president at Baylor University, published in the 2019 first quarter edition of Greater Waco Business magazine.   Can a university achieve preeminence in academics and research while remaining unambiguously Christian? From her earliest remarks upon coming to Baylor University, President Linda Livingstone has affirmed that not only is that vision…

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Building a Legacy: Virginia DuPuy Receives 2019 Greater Waco Chamber Legacy Award

May 24, 2019

Article written by Samantha Baker, marketing and communications specialist at the Greater Waco Chamber, published in the 2019 first quarter edition of Greater Waco Business magazine.   What defines a person’s legacy? Is it a passionate, lifelong dedication to a career? Is it growing a large and happy family? Is it a lifetime of giving…

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WACO: Where it All Began

May 17, 2019

Article written by Chris Dyer, president/CEO of the Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute, published in the 2019 first quarter edition of Greater Waco Business magazine.   Downtown Waco looks vastly different now than it did when I left Baylor in 1998 with my undergraduate degree. From my vantage point at that time, there…

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Hobbs Bonded Fibers – Innovators Showcased on “How It’s Made”

May 10, 2019

Article written by John Fletcher, Fletcher Consulting, published in the 2019 first quarter edition of Greater Waco Business magazine.        in • no • va  tor: A person (or company) that introduces new methods, ideas or products. A pioneer, trailblazer or prime mover.   The photo next to “innovator” in the dictionary should be…

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Start Up Waco Opening Doors for Entrepreneurs

May 3, 2019

Article written by Vicky Kendig, contributing writer, published in the 2019 first quarter edition of Greater Waco Business magazine.   Waco’s movers and shakers are predicting exciting times for entrepreneurs in the city and in McLennan County. Representatives of the Greater Waco Chamber recently said that the area has experienced 82 consecutive months of economic…

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Fourth Quarter 2018 Member News

Mar 12, 2019

Featured in the fourth quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business Magazine. Do you have great news about your member business? We want to share it! Send your member news to Autumn Outlaw.    ———————————————————————————————————————- Baylor Moves to #6 among Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies Baylor University offers one of the nation’s top entrepreneurship…

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Small Business Q&A with Ashley Futris, owner of Bolt Boutique

Feb 22, 2019

Article published in the fourth quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business magazine.    Small businesses are the engine of our economy in the Greater Waco community – more than 70 percent of our membership is considered “small business.” We love introducing small businesses and their owners in our “Small Business Spotlight.” This allows us to…

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What Healthcare Means to Small Businesses in Waco

Feb 20, 2019

Article written by Nancy McEachern, REBC, Business Development Director/Producer with Insurors of Texas, published in the fourth quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business magazine.    Any business owner distinctly understands the impact that attracting, developing and retaining a strong workforce has on a company’s growth and success. Many times, small and medium-sized businesses can quickly…

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