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New Season for REdI

Over the past five years, our Robertson Education Initiative (REdI), a program born out of the Chamber's Education Committee and funded in recent years primarily by the investors of Realizing Robertson's Future, has been working to create partnerships between the business community and the education community. REdI has used its funding to create programs that celebrate the positive, provide input for improvement and growth, and heighten understanding of the needs of our business community as related to education and the challenges that our educators and administrators face in fulfilling their mission. 

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Have You Experienced Springfield Lately?

For the past several years, a movement has been quietly taking place in downtown Springfield. What five years ago was a structurally beautiful downtown district peppered with lawyer's offices and vacant buildings looking for tenants has transformed into a vibrant home for retail, restaurants and community gatherings. This transformation has taken place because of entrepreneurs and small business owners who saw the potential and have invested their resources, passion and lives into making it a reality. 

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Chamber Offers Resources for Members and Community

What are the most important things that the Chamber does to help businesses grow and prosper and create a community that provides the things its residents need? That is a question that the Robertson County Chamber of Commerce staff and board considers every year as we look back on our past and make plans for our future.  Considering the skills, abilities, and platforms that we have and using them to meet the changing needs of our members and our community is essential to the relevance and impact that we can have in Robertson County.  One of those things is to be a  RESOURCE  that fills the gaps, educates and enhances our business and community  environment.

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Connecting Robertson County

Connections are important to all of us.  They create networks of family and friends. They help us share information. They help us process disappointment and loss. They create opportunities for new ideas and widening our circles of influence.  And as important as connections are in our personal lives, they can be even more important in our business and professional lives. 

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