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Tonight a few from our group ventured to see our neighbors in Franklin County and attend the Innovation Expo for Franklin County EDGE.  Lots of unique businesses were represented and ...
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Tonight a few from our group ventured to see our neighbors in Franklin County and attend the Innovation Expo for Franklin County EDGE. Lots of unique businesses were represented and ...

Our last day of coming together at 7:30 am happened this morning.  So many things to celebrate with this group.  They will be missed but we look forward to watching them step out into ...
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Our last day of coming together at 7:30 am happened this morning. So many things to celebrate with this group. They will be missed but we look forward to watching them step out into ...

What a fantastic night at the 8th Annual Jefferson County CEO Trade Show!   Thank you to our Trade Show sponsors and congratulations to the winners:  🌟 Legence Bank- $500 Best in Show ...
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What a fantastic night at the 8th Annual Jefferson County CEO Trade Show! Thank you to our Trade Show sponsors and congratulations to the winners: 🌟 Legence Bank- $500 Best in Show ...

Just one photo for now from the 8th Annual Trade Show.  The Class of 2024 has forever left their mark on the Jefferson County CEO program.    What a legacy they leave, only one word ...
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Just one photo for now from the 8th Annual Trade Show. The Class of 2024 has forever left their mark on the Jefferson County CEO program. What a legacy they leave, only one word ...

We made a trip south to celebrate with our friends in the Union County CEO Program at their annual trade show.  CEO is built on the principle of community and it was clear that Union ...
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We made a trip south to celebrate with our friends in the Union County CEO Program at their annual trade show. CEO is built on the principle of community and it was clear that Union ...

Today was our last official class day together. We spent the morning going over the final touches for the trade show and writing the last round of thank you’s.  It seems as though it ...
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Today was our last official class day together. We spent the morning going over the final touches for the trade show and writing the last round of thank you’s. It seems as though it ...

We took a little road trip last night to visit our friends from Jackson CEO at their trade show.  Congratulations on wrapping up another great year in CEO!   #communityovereverything
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We took a little road trip last night to visit our friends from Jackson CEO at their trade show. Congratulations on wrapping up another great year in CEO! #communityovereverything

Today was our final business visit of the CEO year so we had to document it with a group selfie.  Assistant Chief Robert Brands from the Mount Vernon Police Department, who is also the ...
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Today was our final business visit of the CEO year so we had to document it with a group selfie. Assistant Chief Robert Brands from the Mount Vernon Police Department, who is also the ...

It's trade show week, we would love to see you on Thursday!
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It's trade show week, we would love to see you on Thursday!

Just a quick shot of a few of our CEO members all decked out for their senior prom tonight.
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Just a quick shot of a few of our CEO members all decked out for their senior prom tonight.

This morning Jefferson County CEO was honored, and amazed, to have Chris Egleston in as a speaker. Chris is the Community Engagement Leader for Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship ...
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This morning Jefferson County CEO was honored, and amazed, to have Chris Egleston in as a speaker. Chris is the Community Engagement Leader for Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship ...

Two businesses under one roof, our group took a visit to Crystal Clear Pools and HemBeez Honey where we heard from owner Crystal Hemby.  The Hemby’s have been in the pool business for ...
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Two businesses under one roof, our group took a visit to Crystal Clear Pools and HemBeez Honey where we heard from owner Crystal Hemby. The Hemby’s have been in the pool business for ...

With 23 years of sales experience under his belt, Michael Jessup, a business advisor for the SIU Small Business Development Center at Southern Illinois University, has honed his skills ...
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With 23 years of sales experience under his belt, Michael Jessup, a business advisor for the SIU Small Business Development Center at Southern Illinois University, has honed his skills ...

Anytime this guy walks into the room you better take some notes, because he’s coming to say something of value.  Thank you Tony Wielt for stopping in this morning to present some final ...
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Anytime this guy walks into the room you better take some notes, because he’s coming to say something of value. Thank you Tony Wielt for stopping in this morning to present some final ...

A few members from the Jefferson County CEO Class of 2024 presented at the Rend Lake College Board of Trustees meeting tonight, showcasing the opportunities available to them through ...
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A few members from the Jefferson County CEO Class of 2024 presented at the Rend Lake College Board of Trustees meeting tonight, showcasing the opportunities available to them through ...

Today Jefferson County CEO visited three different manufacturing facilities operated by the Gilster-Mary Lee, Corporation.  We were given an exclusive tour by President Tom Welge where ...
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Today Jefferson County CEO visited three different manufacturing facilities operated by the Gilster-Mary Lee, Corporation. We were given an exclusive tour by President Tom Welge where ...

Leon Adams, a farming entrepreneur with years of experience in the agricultural industry, shared valuable insights on how to run a successful farming business.  Adams Farms got its ...
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Leon Adams, a farming entrepreneur with years of experience in the agricultural industry, shared valuable insights on how to run a successful farming business. Adams Farms got its ...

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