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Baseball Card Connection began in a garage 30 years ago and provided the CEO students with a great example of how passion, drive and overcoming the opinions of doubters turned into a ...
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Baseball Card Connection began in a garage 30 years ago and provided the CEO students with a great example of how passion, drive and overcoming the opinions of doubters turned into a ...

Effingham CEO visited Culver's to learn about franchises.  Owner Chris Debolt shared about the history of the franchise, the decisions, and training involved when becoming a franchise. ...
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Effingham CEO visited Culver's to learn about franchises. Owner Chris Debolt shared about the history of the franchise, the decisions, and training involved when becoming a franchise. ...

Congratulations to the Class of 2019 on a successful CEO Trade Show!   THANK YOU to everyone who attended our event and supported these entrepreneurs.   Save the date for next years ...
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Congratulations to the Class of 2019 on a successful CEO Trade Show! THANK YOU to everyone who attended our event and supported these entrepreneurs. Save the date for next years ...

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Join us tonight!

With the CEO Trade Show a day away, the business owners worked on practicing their pitch.  The entrepreneurs divided into groups and rotated to each "trade show booth".  Each had a ...
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With the CEO Trade Show a day away, the business owners worked on practicing their pitch. The entrepreneurs divided into groups and rotated to each "trade show booth". Each had a ...

J&J Ventures Amusements is a leading company in the entertainment industry.  They provide dart machines, pool tables, touch tunes jukeboxes, etc., in addition to a variety of game sets ...
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J&J Ventures Amusements is a leading company in the entertainment industry. They provide dart machines, pool tables, touch tunes jukeboxes, etc., in addition to a variety of game sets ...

Performance is not a measure of value, but instead a reflection. Jennifer Vahling, manager of talent acquisition at Midland States Bank, spoke to the students on how emotional ...
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Performance is not a measure of value, but instead a reflection. Jennifer Vahling, manager of talent acquisition at Midland States Bank, spoke to the students on how emotional ...

A need for quality water in the Dieterich community was the driving force behind the development of EJ Water Cooperative.  In 1989 discussions began about developing a rural water ...
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A need for quality water in the Dieterich community was the driving force behind the development of EJ Water Cooperative. In 1989 discussions began about developing a rural water ...

Effingham CEO would like to invite you to our annual Trade Show.  Join us on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Keller Convention Center.  A variety of products and ...
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Effingham CEO would like to invite you to our annual Trade Show. Join us on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Keller Convention Center. A variety of products and ...

What’s “Next” for CEO?     Find out June 9-10, 2019 CEONext is the “next” progression of CEO after high school- a fresh program that will offer mastermind classes, focused webinars ...
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What’s “Next” for CEO? Find out June 9-10, 2019 CEONext is the “next” progression of CEO after high school- a fresh program that will offer mastermind classes, focused webinars ...

The students attended the Community of Excellence Spring Breakfast 2019, hosted by the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce.  The breakfast was held at Dieterich Jr/Sr High School and ...
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The students attended the Community of Excellence Spring Breakfast 2019, hosted by the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce. The breakfast was held at Dieterich Jr/Sr High School and ...

“Come as our guests, leave as our friends.”  Wes and Wanda Pitcher run Tuscan Hills Winery under this philosophy.  Since opening in 2011, they have grown to host numerous weddings ...
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“Come as our guests, leave as our friends.” Wes and Wanda Pitcher run Tuscan Hills Winery under this philosophy. Since opening in 2011, they have grown to host numerous weddings ...

HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital Effingham serves the  community and the south-central region of Illinois.  The hospital has 133 beds and provides homecare in twenty-seven ...
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HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital Effingham serves the community and the south-central region of Illinois. The hospital has 133 beds and provides homecare in twenty-seven ...

Connie Houlihan presented on the importance of visioning for your business and life.  Houlihan is an entrepreneur that has developed and owned many different businesses.  She shared ...
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Connie Houlihan presented on the importance of visioning for your business and life. Houlihan is an entrepreneur that has developed and owned many different businesses. She shared ...

If you had to guess the largest volume item sold at Effingham Walmart, what would it be?  Milk? Bread?  It's actually bananas!   Effingham CEO learned the many facets of retail when ...
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If you had to guess the largest volume item sold at Effingham Walmart, what would it be? Milk? Bread? It's actually bananas! Effingham CEO learned the many facets of retail when ...

"A rising tide lifts all boats" is an excellent quote to describe the impact of the Effingham Downtown Business Association (Experience Downtown Effingham).  Fiffty-two businesses ...
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"A rising tide lifts all boats" is an excellent quote to describe the impact of the Effingham Downtown Business Association (Experience Downtown Effingham). Fiffty-two businesses ...

Mindset is powerful was a key take away from Dan Remmenga's presentation.  When a person feels labeled as weak, they look for things that confirm this belief.  When evidence is found a ...
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Mindset is powerful was a key take away from Dan Remmenga's presentation. When a person feels labeled as weak, they look for things that confirm this belief. When evidence is found a ...

Months of hard work paid off as the students successfully hosted the new CEO Experience, Suits to Boots.  The Effingham Performance Center was filled with spectators ready to enjoy a ...
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Months of hard work paid off as the students successfully hosted the new CEO Experience, Suits to Boots. The Effingham Performance Center was filled with spectators ready to enjoy a ...

As the students are quickly approaching graduation, many of them will soon find themselves renting their first apartments.  To make sure they are prepared, Jeffrey Speer - REMAX  ...
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As the students are quickly approaching graduation, many of them will soon find themselves renting their first apartments. To make sure they are prepared, Jeffrey Speer - REMAX ...

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