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Our next featured business is Taylor Eye Care. Dr. Taylor's vision was to have an optometric practice that focused on excellent patient care, technological innovation, and continual ...
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Our next featured business is Taylor Eye Care. Dr. Taylor's vision was to have an optometric practice that focused on excellent patient care, technological innovation, and continual ...

We’re so excited!!!!  Organizing our shirts Thursday!
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We’re so excited!!!! Organizing our shirts Thursday!

Wednesday morning was spent with Carmi native John Alex Jacobs. John moved to Evansville and now works for Sonitrol. He explained what sets the security company apart.   Thank you ...
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Wednesday morning was spent with Carmi native John Alex Jacobs. John moved to Evansville and now works for Sonitrol. He explained what sets the security company apart. Thank you ...

Tuesday was Mentor Match Day!!!!  The students sat down with all of our prospective mentors and had 4 minute conversations. We are all excited to get the mentor program kicked off for ...
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Tuesday was Mentor Match Day!!!! The students sat down with all of our prospective mentors and had 4 minute conversations. We are all excited to get the mentor program kicked off for ...

Brian Cook from Elastec ran an interactive brain storming session with our group Thursday morning. He explained how you can make art into a business along with some marketing tidbits. ...
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Brian Cook from Elastec ran an interactive brain storming session with our group Thursday morning. He explained how you can make art into a business along with some marketing tidbits. ...

Looking for new appliances for your kitchen renovation, a new mattress, or a lazy boy recliner to offer the best naps? Stop in Rush Appliance, our next featured business, located on ...
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Looking for new appliances for your kitchen renovation, a new mattress, or a lazy boy recliner to offer the best naps? Stop in Rush Appliance, our next featured business, located on ...

What a day!!!  White County CEO took on the St. Louis zoo and won’t soon forget it!  The day started off with a nutrition tour. The students had a behind the scenes tour of where the ...
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What a day!!! White County CEO took on the St. Louis zoo and won’t soon forget it! The day started off with a nutrition tour. The students had a behind the scenes tour of where the ...

Jeremy Jordan - owner of Campbell Funeral Home hosted our class in Norris City on Tuesday. Jeremy shared his story with the students and explained the ministry behind funeral ...
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Jeremy Jordan - owner of Campbell Funeral Home hosted our class in Norris City on Tuesday. Jeremy shared his story with the students and explained the ministry behind funeral ...

Today’s featured business is Red’s Recoil Enterprises, LLC. They are a dedicated gun store offering firearms, ammunition, optics, knives, bayonets, and firearm accessories, along with ...
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Today’s featured business is Red’s Recoil Enterprises, LLC. They are a dedicated gun store offering firearms, ammunition, optics, knives, bayonets, and firearm accessories, along with ...

David J. Lane is a board certified audiologist located in Mt. Vernon, IL; however, Dr. Lane resides in Norris City and is a huge supporter of CEO and other many programs that benefit ...
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David J. Lane is a board certified audiologist located in Mt. Vernon, IL; however, Dr. Lane resides in Norris City and is a huge supporter of CEO and other many programs that benefit ...

CEO year one alum and First Bank employee Emmy Pruitt spoke to the class on Monday. Emmy won the national competition for PBL at SIC with her business plan and presentation. She was ...
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CEO year one alum and First Bank employee Emmy Pruitt spoke to the class on Monday. Emmy won the national competition for PBL at SIC with her business plan and presentation. She was ...

Jane Lamp from Banterra bank showed the students around the Norris City branch, Friday. Jane explained that the founder of Banterra Bank was from Norris City!  She also talked to the ...
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Jane Lamp from Banterra bank showed the students around the Norris City branch, Friday. Jane explained that the founder of Banterra Bank was from Norris City! She also talked to the ...

Our next featured business is Creations Anew By Joyce.  Are you feeling worn down, stressed, or anxious? Do your muscles feel tense? The answer to these problems is located on 110 S ...
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Our next featured business is Creations Anew By Joyce. Are you feeling worn down, stressed, or anxious? Do your muscles feel tense? The answer to these problems is located on 110 S ...

The CEO students were so excited to spend Thursday morning with Phil and Paula Walker from Indian Creek RV. This dynamic duo had great advice about staying aware of the changes in law ...
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The CEO students were so excited to spend Thursday morning with Phil and Paula Walker from Indian Creek RV. This dynamic duo had great advice about staying aware of the changes in law ...

Our next featured business is Plum Street Pharmacy. Andy Gee has been serving the communities of Carmi and the surrounding area for 20 years and at the new location on Plum Street in ...
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Our next featured business is Plum Street Pharmacy. Andy Gee has been serving the communities of Carmi and the surrounding area for 20 years and at the new location on Plum Street in ...

McArthy Law Office, LLC is a law firm located in Carmi, Illinois with three attorneys in the office, Matthew L. McArthy, Raven A. Brown, and Justin R. Johnson. They specialize in ...
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McArthy Law Office, LLC is a law firm located in Carmi, Illinois with three attorneys in the office, Matthew L. McArthy, Raven A. Brown, and Justin R. Johnson. They specialize in ...

Thursday and Friday involved a lot of brain storming. Our students are learning how difficult it is to try and think of something “new and different”. They’re also learning how much ...
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Thursday and Friday involved a lot of brain storming. Our students are learning how difficult it is to try and think of something “new and different”. They’re also learning how much ...

Today’s featured business Is Martin and Bayley. Martin and Bayley is the headquarters of your beloved Hucks convenience stores. What goes into the planning of the stores, food ...
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Today’s featured business Is Martin and Bayley. Martin and Bayley is the headquarters of your beloved Hucks convenience stores. What goes into the planning of the stores, food ...

Our next featured business is First Bank in Carmi. First Bank has been “making great things happen” since 1893. They serve communities of White County and various others across ...
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Our next featured business is First Bank in Carmi. First Bank has been “making great things happen” since 1893. They serve communities of White County and various others across ...

Our next featured business is Botsch & Associates, CPA’s, LLC. Keith Botsch started his company in September of 1991. He currently has 21 employees. The office provides the area with ...
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Our next featured business is Botsch & Associates, CPA’s, LLC. Keith Botsch started his company in September of 1991. He currently has 21 employees. The office provides the area with ...

Wednesday morning was spent at the Carmi office of Wabash Valley FS. Todd Neibel spoke to our students about what a cooperative business structure is and how Wabash Valley FS works. ...
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Wednesday morning was spent at the Carmi office of Wabash Valley FS. Todd Neibel spoke to our students about what a cooperative business structure is and how Wabash Valley FS works. ...

Tuesday morning the students were able to watch a skimmer at work. Brian Orr of Elastec ran a skimmer demo for our students so they could visualize the machine that started it all. ...
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Tuesday morning the students were able to watch a skimmer at work. Brian Orr of Elastec ran a skimmer demo for our students so they could visualize the machine that started it all. ...

Monday nights Chamber Dinner was a huge success!  The students conquered their fear of public speaking and represented CEO well. This yearly tradition is such a good experience for all ...
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Monday nights Chamber Dinner was a huge success! The students conquered their fear of public speaking and represented CEO well. This yearly tradition is such a good experience for all ...

Monday morning’s class time was spent with our new executive director of the Chamber of Commerce - Shana Northcott Shana talked with the students about what it takes to put on the ...
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Monday morning’s class time was spent with our new executive director of the Chamber of Commerce - Shana Northcott Shana talked with the students about what it takes to put on the ...

Friday mornings exercise is lovingly called “sink or swim”. Three business professionals were invited to walk into class and stand. The facilitator simply stands up and walks out of ...
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Friday mornings exercise is lovingly called “sink or swim”. Three business professionals were invited to walk into class and stand. The facilitator simply stands up and walks out of ...

Linda Henning hosted our students in an Art of Conversation workshop Thursday morning. With the Chamber Dinner fast approaching, our students needed a hands on approach to learning how ...
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Linda Henning hosted our students in an Art of Conversation workshop Thursday morning. With the Chamber Dinner fast approaching, our students needed a hands on approach to learning how ...

Today's featured business is Forston Construction LLC.  Forston Construction is locally owned by Kelly and Rhonda Forston. They specialize in all types of new and remodel construction ...
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Today's featured business is Forston Construction LLC. Forston Construction is locally owned by Kelly and Rhonda Forston. They specialize in all types of new and remodel construction ...

Introducing our White County CEO class of 2020 CFO- Trenton Johnson and CEO- Sarahjane Gray!!!!
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Introducing our White County CEO class of 2020 CFO- Trenton Johnson and CEO- Sarahjane Gray!!!!

Wednesday was spent taking and sharing personality tests. It’s so important to have self - awareness. We discussed how we see ourselves and how we can best communicate with each other. ...
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Wednesday was spent taking and sharing personality tests. It’s so important to have self - awareness. We discussed how we see ourselves and how we can best communicate with each other. ...

Today’s featured business is Wabash Christian Village  Wabash Christian Village is located in Carmi and offers supportive living, independent living, outpatient care, the region’s only ...
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Today’s featured business is Wabash Christian Village Wabash Christian Village is located in Carmi and offers supportive living, independent living, outpatient care, the region’s only ...

Monday morning was full of donuts, breakfast pizza, and goodie bags!  Brittany and Landon Bayley were an energetic duo and wowed our class about the history and current operations of ...
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Monday morning was full of donuts, breakfast pizza, and goodie bags! Brittany and Landon Bayley were an energetic duo and wowed our class about the history and current operations of ...

Todays featured business is Burnt Prairie Fertilizer, located within 2 miles of the owners and a large part of the employees—giving customers optimum service! They are a family owned ...
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Todays featured business is Burnt Prairie Fertilizer, located within 2 miles of the owners and a large part of the employees—giving customers optimum service! They are a family owned ...

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