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Lawrence Chamber of Commerce 2006: What's Ahead

Vision quest: Chamber leader wants to simplify planning
January 20, 2006
Pat Flavin looks into the future of Lawrence, and he sees plenty of room for opportunity - for new jobs, expanding recreation, groundbreaking research, traffic-easing transportation, dream-fulfilling homes, beyond-peer schools and for seemingly anything else that anyone could want in a successful and forward-looking hometown.
Go-to group: Retirees offer help through Senior Council
January 20, 2006
They are the successful veterans of Lawrence’s business world, and now that they are retired, they are serving their community in a different way.
Leadership Lawrence offers tutorial of city scene
January 20, 2006
Once a month I have the enviable opportunity to spend a day with some of Lawrence’s decision-makers.
Excellence by Design: a power for the work force
January 20, 2006
A four-year program to increase business investments and jobs in Lawrence and Douglas County still has a ways to go but appears to be headed toward success.
Linking through LEAP: Local schools, businesses partner for success
January 20, 2006
There’s always been a lot of well-intended talk about the need to build bridges between public schools and their communities.
Youngsters already on the job
January 20, 2006
Books and computers are fine, but a when it comes to getting - or providing - a well-rounded education, there’s nothing better than a dose of real-world experience.
Socializing, service: Young Professionals Network thrives
January 20, 2006
Participating in wine socials and museum tours can be a way to get ahead in business.
Construction slump: Builders expect more sluggish activity
January 20, 2006
Phil Struble sees Lawrence’s $78 million in construction activity during 2005 as a bad sign.
Shortcuts to success: Classes tutorial on Biz 101
January 20, 2006
Almost everyone has a great business idea, but Curt Clinkinbeard knows that not nearly everyone knows how to actually run a business.
What’s next: Leader envisioning big changes
January 20, 2006
Pat Flavin - already president, managing broker and co-owner of Lawrence Realty Associates, Baldwin Realty Associates, Eudora Realty Associates and Topeka Realty Associates - is working with an additional title this month: chairman, Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.
Area top employers 2006
January 20, 2006
List of the top employers in the area
Chamber staff directory
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Lawrence Chamber of Commerce staff