Category: Taney County

TCP Launches New Workforce Campaign: “Tomorrow’s Branson”

In a recent effort to engage young people in the local workforce, the Taney County Partnership has launched a digital campaign, “Tomorrow’s Branson,” to highlight available jobs right here in our community.

SBJ: A Conversation With … Jonas Arjes

SBJ PHOTO BY MCKENZIE ROBINSON Interim President/CEO, Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & Convention and Visitors Bureau BY: CHRISTINE TEMPLE, FEATURES EDITOR ctemple@sbj.netPosted online July 13, 2020 | 3:47 pm CLICK HERE to read the article on SBJ What’s the key to getting Branson’s economy back to normal?I’m not a health expert, but it is going to be driven by… Read more »

Heather Hardinger Selected for U.S. Chamber Foundation Education and Workforce Fellowship Program

Fellowship Provides State and Local Chambers with Opportunities to Engage Nationally on Critical Education and Workforce Issues Press ReleaseMarch 25, 2019 Contact:Lynn Engage Nationally on Critical Education and Workforce Issues WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced Heather Hardinger, Director of Workforce Strategy & Programs of the Branson/Lakes Area Chamber… Read more »

CoxHealth donates around $40,000 in products and equipment to Puerto Rican clinic

POSTED BY KAITLYN MCCONNELL ON MARCH 19, 2019 In the grand scheme of things, a few minutes was all it took. That brief blip of time — combined with some angry, crashing waves — divided life into before and after for residents near Puerto Rico’s Punta Santiago.  Their “after” was a place where life would forever be different. … Read more »

Heather Hardinger named one of Springfield Business Journal’s 2019 40 Under 40

Springfield Business Journal’s 2019 class of 40 Under 40 represents 40 accomplished and still-rising professionals in southwest Missouri. Since its 1999 debut, the awards program has honored individuals under the age of 40 for their professional and civic work. This year’s honorees, in alphabetical order, are:     •    Mark Acre, OneSource Insurance Group LLC;     •    Karen Braun, Mercy… Read more »

Taney County Partnership releases comprehensive, county-wide Housing Study

INTRODUCTION The Taney County Partnership board of directors commissioned a comprehensive Housing Study in 2018 conducted by RDg Planning & Design. The Partnership released the findings of the study at Branson City Hall on Thursday, March 14, presented by Amy Haase of RDg. The Taney County Housing Study presents an in-depth study of the housing… Read more »


MEDIA CONTACTAileen Stein(805) BRANSON, MO (FEB 27, 2019) – A groundbreaking ceremony was held today for Aquarium at the Boardwalk, an attraction focusing on fish and fun, which is set to open in the heart of the Branson strip in Summer 2020. The 46,000-square-foot aquarium is being developed at the northwest corner of the… Read more »