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GREATER KANSAS CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chiefs Promote Anne Scharf to Vice President of Hunt Family Foundation and Civic Affairs

On Friday, the Kansas City Chiefs announced that Anne Scharf has been promoted to Vice President of Hunt Family Foundation and Civic Affairs.

GREATER KANSAS CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Berneking Named Woman of Distinction by American Heart Association

Pam Berneking, Chief Operating Officer of CommunityAmerica Credit Union, is being honored as the 2019 Woman of Distinction for the Go Red for Women movement in Kansas City.

Analysis: zip code 64128 in Kansas City has 17th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 64128 zip code area was 888 in the third quarter of 2018, an 11-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

GREATER KANSAS CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Home Builders Association Announces New Executive Vice President

The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City is pleased to announce the selection of William Ruder as its new executive vice president, effective immediately.

Analysis: 3 Missouri medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Three Missouri medical centers were listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: Missouri has 35th highest average credit card debt

Missouri finished 35th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: St. Louis has 3rd highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in St. Louis was more than 4,700 in the third quarter of 2018, a 2,535-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

GREATER KANSAS CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Arrow Announces New President

Arrow Truck Sales, Inc. has announced that Jeffrey Oldham has been appointed company president.

St. Louis has 23rd highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the St. Louis area was nearly 24,200 in the third quarter of 2018, a 2,880-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

SOUTH KC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Vickie Wolgast speaks with Fox 4's Rebecca Gannon

South KC Chamber President, Vickie Wolgast spoke with Fox 4's Rebecca Gannon about changes on 103rd and Stateline.

Missouri ranked No. 20 in average charitable giving

Missouri residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $6,469 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

GREATER ST. CHARLES COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: News Release: 12/28/2018

Sarah Brenker of the financial services firm Edward Jones in St. Charles has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the certification mark CFP®.

Missouri has 14th highest home vacancy rate in nation

Missouri posted the 14th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

GREATER KANSAS CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Kirby Brown Appointed Dean of Park University’s College of Management

Kirby R. Brown, who recently retired after 40 years of military and federal service, has been appointed as the dean of Park University’s College of Management.

Missouri’s population rose 0.3% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Missouri’s population increased by 17,840, or 0.3 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in St. Louis 71% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in St. Louis is $135.99, 71 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

Analysis: Home affordability in St. Louis tanks

The city of St. Louis had the lowest home affordability index in Missouri in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

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