You Can Get Tax Benefits from Charitable Gifts Whether or Not You Itemize Deductions

by Phelps Health Foundation If your itemized deductions regularly exceed the standard income-tax deduction, you will continue to itemize and realize tax savings from your gifts to us and other charities. However, if you are among the estimated 90 percent of individuals who will not itemize because of the higher standard deduction implemented by the…

Instagram, The Digital Magazine

By Angie Tutterow, By Design Media Why use Instagram? People come to Instagram to be inspired and discover things they care about, and that includes content from brands and businesses. 71% of businesses in the United States are on Instagram, so there’s no denying that the social network is becoming more important for brands and…

Heroes Among Us

by Stevie Kearse, Executive Director RACC On Saturday evening the Rolla Chamber of Commerce had the pleasure of recognizing several members of our community for their hard work and dedication to the betterment of Rolla, its people, and the economic environment. If you missed the event, below are the recipients of the awards. The Edmund…

The Benefits of Guest Blogging

by Taisia Gordon, Events & Communications Coordinator Developing content and publishing it on a blog that isn’t your own, otherwise know as guest blogging, can be a powerful tool for business owners.  Not only does it give you the opportunity to share your expertise and spread your brand’s message but it offers a lot of…

Rolla Junior High School students put leadership in practice during Missouri Chamber education program

  There’s no better way to develop leadership skills than to practice, practice, practice. That is exactly what Dathan Mickem and Wyatt Parks, students at Rolla Junior High School, did while recently attending the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Leadership in Practice program. These students joined more than 120 high school students who were…